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Our Wednesday Webinar series provides a weekly look at some of the key issues (besides coronavirus) facing Wales, as well as an opportunity for discussion.

You can find the recording of our webinars below, and view the upcoming programme on our events page.

Transforming Wales Bevan Foundation

Transforming Wales: Building a better economy

January 22nd 2021 - Presented by: Alwen Williams Transforming Wales Alwen Williams, Portfolio Director, North Wales Economic Ambition Board James Davies Transforming Wales James Davies, CEO, Industry Wales Victoria Winckler Dr Victoria Winckler, Director, Bevan Foundation Helen Cunningham Helen Cunningham, Project Officer, Bevan Foundation

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the Welsh economy and labour market hard. An economic response, reset and recovery requires pathways towards a more resilient, sustainable and inclusive economy. This important webinar draws on the Bevan Foundation’s analysis and proposals to […] »

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Living Wage Week: reactions to the newly announced rate for 2020

November 10th 2020 - Presented by: Sarah Hopkins Sarah Hopkins Sue Husband Sue Husband Dominic MacAskill Dominic MacAskill Heather Myers Heather Myers Nisreen Mansour Nisreen Mansour

On Monday 9th November, the Real Living Wage rate for 2020 was announced. To kick off Living Wage Week, we talked to a range of organisations to get their thoughts on the new Real Living Wage rate, how to encourage […] »

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Short film and Q&A – sustainable and affordable food

October 17th 2020 - Presented by: Katie Palmer, Food Sense Wales Graeme Wilson, Farmer Susan Lloyd-Selby, Trussell Trust

This webinar includes a short film screening and Q&A looking at how we can develop a more sustainable and affordable food system. No one should be going hungry in 21st century Wales, but with 700,000 people trapped in poverty, food […] »

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EU migrants: What makes Wales my home

September 24th 2020 - Presented by: Jane Hutt Jane Hutt MS Rocio Cifuentes Rocio Cifuentes Claire Thomas Claire Thomas

Around 80,000 people born in the EU live in Wales. Since moving here many have put down roots, developed a sense of Welsh identity and regard Wales as home, yet, some face hostility. This webinar shares some of the experiences […] »

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The role of social business in the new normal

July 23rd 2020 - Presented by: Bevan Foundation webinar speaker Jake Henry Speaker at Bevan Foundation webinar Dr Mark Lang Speaker at social business webinar Jane Ryall

What role can social business play in the ‘new normal’? Coronavirus will change the economy in dramatic and unforeseen ways. For some, business is now busier than ever, while for others staff are furloughed and the future uncertain. This webinar […] »

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Closing the digital divide

July 16th 2020 - Presented by: Emma Stone Matthew Lloyd Scott Tandy

The Coronavirus outbreak has forced many people to move their lives on line, from Zoom meetings to internet shopping to Facebook quizzes and e-consultations with a GP. It is likely that many of these changes will stick. What does that […] »

Going local: How coronavirus could transform places

July 8th 2020 - Presented by: Tony Armstrong Ceri Cunnington Sarah Lloyd-Jones

The restrictions on everyday life are transforming how people live, work and shop. Queues of traffic on the A470 and A55 have all but disappeared, while local independent food shops have seen a big increase in trade. Many people are […] »

Putting housing at the heart of recovery

July 1st 2020 - Presented by: Aaron Hill John Puzey Tamsin Stirling

The restrictions on daily life to try to contain the Coronavirus have highlighted the vital importance of ‘home’ and exposed some of the deep inequalities in Wales’ housing provision. People in small, overcrowded homes have struggled to study, work and […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange 17: Autumn 2020

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! This bumper issue reflects on the impact of Coronavirus on Wales’ economy and society, and highlights some ways forward to recover, renew and reset Wales in its aftermath. This issue includes articles by: Darren […] »

Events »

Friday Connect: February 2021

We warmly invite you to our new, informal discussions – Friday Connect Many of us feel we have too many online meetings, but they can also be a great way of connecting with others especially when we can’t meet in […] »