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31st July 2020

Greenaway Scott Named as Most Active M&A Legal Team

Corporate law firm Greenaway Scott (part of the GS Verde Group) has been named as Wales’ most active legal team for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the first half of 2020, in a report by Experian Market IQ. The Experian Market IQ report compiles UK, European and Global M&A activity and corporate finance research. The report…

31st July 2020

University Alliance to Deliver Economic and Social Benefits to Wales

The Governing Body of the University of South Wales (USW) and the Council of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) have agreed to a strategic alliance which will see both universities working closer together. The move signals a significant strategic development for the higher education sector landscape in Wales and enables the two…

31st July 2020

Health Technology Wales and Life Sciences Hub Wales in Strategic Collaboration

Health Technology Wales and Life Sciences Hub Wales have pledged support to their complimentary remits and will explore opportunities to partner on projects. Both organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support technology development and adoption to maximise health benefits for the people of Wales. Health Technology Wales is located at the Life Sciences…

28th July 2020

Med Tech start up, Forth, revealed as finalist in Wales Start Up Awards

Forth is a finalist in two categories – Med Tech and Digital Start Up of the Year
24th July 2020

How a Medtech Firm Answered the NHS’s Call During Covid-19

Signum Health reports a six-fold increase in the number of contract wins compared with pre-Covid 19 numbers Demand for digital diagnostics and social prescribing services by healthcare providers has significantly increased since the Covid-19 pandemic, as the NHS looks at alternative ways of caring for its patients during lockdown. Among those to answer the call…

24th July 2020

Med Tech Start Up Revealed as Finalist in Wales Start Up Awards

Forth, a Chepstow based medical health care company, has been revealed as a finalist in two Wales Start Up awards categories – Med Tech start up and Digital start up. The awards, started by Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE and now in their fourth year, recognise the achievements of those ‘who had a great idea, spotted…

21st July 2020

Port Talbot Confirmed as UK Government Manufacturing Hub for PPE

A UK Government drive to increase UK production of face coverings has started at two sites across the UK, with one in Wales, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove has announced. Following the procurement of ten production lines, the UK Government has been working with suppliers in Port Talbot and Blackburn to…

21st July 2020

Surgical instrument manufacturer chosen to package and sterilise 1.92 million items of PPE to protect NHS staff against COVID-19

Single Use Surgical*, part of Eakin Healthcare Group, have signed a contract to package and sterilise 1.92 million surgical isolation gowns – a move that will create 45 new jobs and protect frontline NHS staff against COVID-19. The project is well un
16th July 2020

USW to Offer Welsh-Language Employability Modules to Students

From this September, the University of South Wales (USW) will be the first higher education institution to run a pilot project offering bespoke Welsh-language employability modules to business and creative undergraduate students at all levels. The new project, funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, offers the 5-credit Welsh-medium employability provision to USW students, with the…

16th July 2020

What is Private Equity? The Pros and Cons – Advice from Greenaway Scott

Private equity has become more popular in the past few years and has been utilised by many companies to fulfil their plans for growth. Private equity consists of funds and investments directed to private companies by an investor, who in return will receive part ownership or an interest in the company.  When offering investments to…