Business/School partnerships

Business in the Community Cymru’s partnership with LifeSkills, created by Barclays, will have supported over 30,000 young people in Wales to develop their work ready skills by the end of this academic year.
Business and education leaders from across Wales got together this week at Business in the Community Cymru’s first Business-Education Symposium - and it wasn’t just about policy and planning.
This is the home of the live blog from BITC Cymru's first ever Business-Education Symposium live blog.

Evie, Elin, Efa and Amelia from Ysgol y Strade are going to be taking over the live blog throughout the Symposium, supported by Dave and the rest of the BITC Cymru team. So stay in touch with the latest from the event by reading their blog below.

The team will also be tweeting from @BITCCymru and everyone will be on the hashtag #EdSympCymru!
With the snap election just around the corner, business and individuals alike will be wondering how the next Government plans to respond to the changing education landscape.
Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has sent an alert to all businesses and individuals regarding the Wannacry ransomware incident (WannaCrypt0r) urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days.
An initiative which brings together commerce and education has resulted in over 80 school-business partnerships thriving from Bethesda to Bridgend, with collaborations flourishing in every local authority area in Wales.
Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, with over 70 branches in every community in Wales and long-standing relationships and connections with Welsh rugby, the National Eisteddfod, the Royal Welsh Show and numerous community / charity groups across Wales. 
Bouygues UK is a construction company which delivers award-winning development and regeneration projects across both the public and private sectors. By getting on the ground locally early and for a prolonged period of time, Bouygues successfully develops local expertise helping them deliver projects that work with communities and organisations.