Free online business start-ups course for Cardiff
residents this October
The PopUp Business School online workshop event, which is
sponsored by our Into Work service, helps start-up businesses in Cardiff to get
their ideas off the ground.
The free 10 day online training event from 12th-23rd
of October will cover a mix of practical sessions, one-to-one coaching,
workshop sessions and local peer support that people can attend from their
Designed to inspire people and help them find the confidence to try their ideas, the PopUp Business School is aimed at everyone, from those with no cash and no business experience to fledgling start-ups that need guidance to keep on track.
PopUp’s events are led by successful entrepreneurs and
professionals and can be very sought after, with events regularly attracting
over 100 aspiring business owners.
You can also get advice and support to start up your own
business with the IntoWork Advice Service. Digital support is available if you
are starting up, or need the knowledge and tools to get your business off the
ground with info on training and funding available and lots of tips to get you
Anyone who has experienced the loss of a close family member, friend or other loved one who died in the UK since the 16th March 2020, whether this was caused by COVID-19 or another cause of death. Read more
Deadline Sept 18th to apply to be member of Cardiff’s Race Equality Taskforce
In autumn 2020, Cardiff Council will convene a
Race Equality Taskforce to address racial discrimination and promote
race equality in the city.
Last month, the Equality Team launched both the public appointment process for membership of the Race Equality Taskforce and the community consultation which will inform its priorities.
Below, you will find further information
regarding the Call for Membership and the Consultation: ‘Your priorities
for the Cardiff Race Equality Taskforce.’ You can also find full
details of both the public appointment process and the
consultation on a dedicated page on the Council
is an important opportunity for our residents to make their voices
heard in shaping the future of our city and the vitally important work
of the Race Equality
Taskforce in the months ahead.
Please share this email widely through your networks to maximise the visibility of these initiatives.
If you have any questions in relation to the Taskforce, the Call for Membership and/or the Consultation, please email
Call for Membership:
Cardiff’s Race Equality Taskforce will drive
coordinated and strategic action to address inequality in the city. The
Race Equality Taskforce will be comprised of the Chair and 14 members.
The Taskforce will be responsible for advancing a
programme of change and transformation to create a fairer city for our
Black and Minority Ethnic residents.
The Equality Team are seeking applications for Taskforce Membership from individuals with insight and interest in race, ethnicity and human rights, who have the ability, experience, opportunity and influence to make changes in their sector, industry and institutions or organisations.
It is expected that individuals will have experience in one or more of the following fields:
Voluntary Sector and Community Organisations
Education, including Further and Higher Education
Major Employers and Small-to-Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
Consultation: ‘Your priorities for the Cardiff Race Equality Taskforce’
In preparation for the launch of the Race Equality Taskforce, the Equality Team have launched a public consultation to seek the views of Cardiff residents, particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, on the Taskforce’s strategic priorities.
The Equality Team want to know what our residents think are the biggest issues, and the greatest opportunities, for Black and Minority Ethnic Cardiffians, so we can focus our thinking and resources into finding the solutions that will have the greatest impact.
Reviewing our evidence base on race inequality in Cardiff, Wales and the UK more broadly, in this consultation the Equality Team propose some suggested areas of initial focus. These suggestions are areas where we believe the Taskforce could have a considerable impact in driving meaningful change to advance race equality.
In this consultation, we want to understand if
our residents agree that these suggested areas should be Taskforce
priorities, or if we could be more effective by focusing on other
The findings of this consultation will significantly shape the work of the Taskforce in the months ahead, with task-orientated work streams established for each priority, up to a maximum of four.
This approach will enable the Taskforce to benefit from the expertise of credible practitioners who will support the Taskforce to identify substantive and evidence-based recommendations to improve race equality in Cardiff within each theme.
The consultation can be accessed via the following links: