New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
Securing a brighter future by switching out the lights
Many buildings across the Welsh Government’s estate along with Cadw’s monuments will be in darkness this Saturday when lights are switched off in support of the WWF’s Earth Hour.
- New plans to reduce the number of children living in poverty
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
- Securing a brighter future by switching out the lights
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
- Call for evidence on the use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
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 »
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The Food Centres in Wales provide advice and technical services to the Welsh food industry.
Food centres are advice and consultancy facilities offering technical services to business start-ups, small and medium sized companies and existing food manufacturers. They play strategic roles in the technical support of the Welsh food industry, working in partnership with the Welsh Government.
The Centres comprise:
All of these centres are dedicated to encouraging the development of the agri-food sector. They aim to provide technical and practical support on all aspects of food production, including:
- new product development
- factory and workplace design
- quality assurance
- new systems and procedures
- food safety
The three centres also respond to technical enquiries from food companies. This service sees food companies benefit from advice and support on a number technical issues and quality systems (free of charge and generally up to 2 days).
The food centres will:
- undertake to collaborate closely with the Regional Teams within the Welsh Government to facilitate joined-up working
- stimulate innovation and support new product development which benefits food and drink companies
- provide regular updates on their activities to the Regional Teams
- work together to meet the needs of food and drink companies
- undertake activities on each other’s behalf where appropriate
- share scientific, technical and other relevant information including statistics and research
- contribute actively towards achieving Welsh Government strategic goals for the development of the food and drink industry in Wales.