Corporate and business support services news round-up July 2020
National Procurement Service framework updates.
Following the written statement from the then-Cabinet Secretary for Finance in September 2018, we have reviewed a number of our frameworks. It has been decided that the postal services and courier services framework will not be renewed. The framework expired on 3 July 2020.
Customers looking for a framework agreement as a route to market for postal services, can access the Crown Commercial Services framework for postal goods, services and solutions ref: RM6017.
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£4 million funding pot for childcare providers in response to Coronavirus12/08/2020 16:05:00
Funding of over £4 million has been announced today by the Welsh Government to support childcare providers affected by COVID-19.
Extra £10m for buses as school transport guidance published12/08/2020 14:05:00
The Welsh Government has announced an additional £10m to help the bus industry safely transport more passengers to school, college and work.
Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates on the latest Labour Market Statistics12/08/2020 11:05:00
Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates yesterday commented on the latest Labour Market Statistics.
£1.55m scheme to help plant more trees opens for application12/08/2020 09:05:00
A £1.55m capital investment scheme to help increase capacity in the forestry sector to plant more trees and contribute to a green recovery is open for applications.
Welsh Government unveils package of support to keep people in their homes and end homelessness11/08/2020 16:05:00
Minister for Housing and Local Government, Julie James has confirmed up to £50 million to support projects across Wales, providing people with safe and secure homes to make sure they do not fall into homelessness and no-one is forced back onto the streets.
Learner transport review extended to consider free travel limits for pupils11/08/2020 14:05:00
A Welsh Government review of learner transport has been extended to consider the distances when children aged 4-16 become eligible to receive free travel to school.
Communication to HEFCW on higher education admissions constraint11/08/2020 11:05:00
Letter from the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams.
CMO advice on review of lockdown arrangements: 7 August 202011/08/2020 09:05:00
Advice presented to First Minister on review of lockdown arrangements.
£2.3m funding announced for adoption services – as enquiries in Wales rise by a third during lockdown10/08/2020 09:05:00
Initial figures from the National Adoption Service indicate a 36% increase in adoption enquiries during April – June 2020 in comparison to the same period last year.