Welsh employers are being urged to offer more work placements to young people after a study found experience to be the most valued asset.Read the full story ›
The Welsh Government will later launch new plans to reduce the number of children living in poverty in Wales.Read the full story ›
The Welsh Government say it remains committed to supporting young people into work.
It comes after criticism from the National Assembly Enterprise and Business Committee who say not enough is being done to help young people find work.
Youth unemployment in Wales is falling faster than in other parts of the UK. We welcome this report and its recognition that we have prioritised jobs for young people, and that our schemes and programmes have led to improvements.
We remain committed to supporting young people into work and the continued success of programmes such as Jobs Growth Wales and Welsh Government funded apprenticeships are testament to this. However we acknowledge that there are still opportunities for improvement.
We will consider the report in detail and provide a full response to the committee by Thursday 30th April.
Young people need more support to get into work says a National Assembly Committee. It's made recommendations to the Welsh Government.Read the full story ›
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has announced a US-based aerospace company is to expand its operations to Deeside in North Wales.Read the full story ›
A consultation will begin over 300 jobs under threat at a food factory on Anglesey.Read the full story ›
Unite union sources say 300 jobs are at risk at the 2 Sisters food group on Anglesey.
Formal consultation begins on Monday, the union added.
2 Sisters has been approached for comment.
200 jobs are to be created at a precision engineering company in Llantrisant. Universal Ltd has oil, gas and aerospace customers around the world.
Our business correspondent Carole Green has been to find out more about the project.
Around two-hundred new jobs are to be created by an engineering company in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Universal Engineering Ltd says it will create a new centre of excellence at Llantrisant.
The Minister for Economy, Science and Transport Edwina Hart is expected to visit the factory to the announce the new jobs.
The company makes systems for the marine, defence and aerospace sectors.
The Welsh Government says more than four out of ten people, who lost their jobs with the closure of the Murco refinery in Pembrokeshire, have found work - half in the area.
Hundreds were laid off when a deal to buy the business fell through.
Meanwhile six engineers from the refinery have set up a new business in with help from the Welsh Government.
InSite Technical Services will operate out of Pembroke Dock in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone.