Appointment of the next Children’s Commissioner for Wales »The current Children's Commissioner's tenure will come to an end on 28 February 2015.Learn more »
A taste of Wales in London
“It is great to see our producers celebrating our patron Saint of Wales - St David and promoting their wonderful products in London. We have such a fine array of quality products here in Wales."
- St David’s Day in Dubai
- Across Wales young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
- A taste of Wales in London
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Developing a Landfill Disposals Tax
- Collection and publication of fire statistics
- Talk to me 2
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Teacher assessment: strengthening arrangements to improve reliability, consistency and confidence
Featured consultation »Use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
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Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Support for young people to enter self-employment
The Young Entrepreneur Bursary is part of our Jobs Growth Wales programme and has been developed to support start-up ideas from young people.
The discretionary bursary is £6,000 paid over a four month period. Please note that this grant is taxable and must be entered into the business account as ‘income’.
To be eligible for the bursary, applicants must be:
- between the ages of 16-24 at the time of applying for the award and fall into the Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) category
- registered and receiving one to one business advice and mentoring through an approved business support provider
- supported with a business plan and show that the business is sustainable.
The bursary is intended for businesses that have not started trading and are due to start their business within two months of the award being approved.
If you are already receiving support from a Welsh Government Business Start Up Provider then speak to your adviser.
If not, telephone 03000 6 03000 for more information.
Note: The award is discretionary and other approval criteria may apply.