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Bridgend Indoor Market to reopen for essential traders

Tuesday 9 February 2021

Bridgend Indoor Market will reopen on Wednesday 10 February with essential retailers being able to resume trading. The market will be open from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Saturday, and five food traders are preparing to reopen. They include a bakery, butcher and delicatessen, as well as fruit and veg, and health food stalls. A […]

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Funding accepted for Bryngarw Country Park improvements

Tuesday 9 February 2021

A sculpture heritage trail and other improvements are on the way to Bryngarw Country Park after additional Welsh Government funding was accepted by Bridgend County Borough Council’s Cabinet at its meeting on Tuesday 19 January. In 2019, a £500,000 Valleys Regional Park Discovery Sites Capital Grant was awarded by Welsh Government develop a new education […]

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New business funds available for innovation, start-ups and property adaptations

Tuesday 9 February 2021

New funding through the Bridgend County Economic Taskforce will be available to Bridgend businesses in the coming months. The funds, from Bridgend County Borough Council’s Economic Futures Fund, will support start-ups, adaptations to business properties and innovative proposals which help support the economy both during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. They include: Business Start Up […]

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New business funds available for innovation, start-ups and property adaptations

Thursday 28 January 2021

New funding through the Bridgend County Economic Taskforce will be available to Bridgend businesses in the coming months. The funds, from Bridgend County Borough Council’s Economic Futures Fund, will support start-ups, adaptations to business properties and innovative proposals which help support the economy both during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. They include: Business Start Up […]

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Six key actions

Tuesday 26 January 2021

The six key actions many firms may need to take are: Goods – if you import or export goods to the EU, you must get an EORI number, make customs declarations or employ an agent to do them for you, check if your goods require extra papers (like plant or animal products) and speak to […]

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Making the cut

Friday 15 January 2021

After attending an Employability Bridgend event, one of the raffle winners received support and started her own business. Read more here: Making the cut pdf

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EU Transition

Tuesday 1 December 2020

Now that the UK has left the EU, there will be new rules from 1 January 2021. Read about how these new rules will affect citizens, businesses and travel to the EU. The UK left the EU on 31 January and has been in a transition period which will end on 31 December 2020. The […]

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November Ask the Expert: Your Digital Questions Answered

Monday 23 November 2020

Join us throughout November as Superfast Business Wales trainer Austin Walters answers the questions you asked us about digital. You asked: How do I sell online? Today there are multiple solutions to selling online. You could create an e-commerce store with WordPress and WooCommerce, or you could use a ready built “online shop” such as Shopify. There […]

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Regional Covid-19 Business Survey results

Monday 9 November 2020

As part of Bridgend County Borough Council’s ongoing support for businesses in the current Covid-19 pandemic, we recently undertook a survey asking whether businesses had all the information and support they needed to run their business safely. With the survey having ended on October 19, we are now able to share the results. The survey […]

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Wellbeing through Work’s ‘In-Work Support’ Service

Friday 6 November 2020

The ‘In-Work Support’ Service is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government and provides free and confidential support for employed and self-employed people with health issues that are affecting them in work. The Service also provides free Workplace Health Programmes for local small to medium sized businesses who want to take […]

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