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Back in 1980, Cardiff - if not quite dead yet - was at least banging on death's door pleading to be let in. The coal industry was seemingly finished and there appeared little prospect of large-scale employment being created in any other sector. But then the decision was made to revive the docks - it would prove to be either deluded optimism or a stroke of economic genius. Fortunately, it proved to be the latter. And now Cardiff can sit proud as one of the UK's most successful economies.

The overhaul of the docks sparked a number of other revivals in the economy and infrastructure of the Welsh Capital and today one can look to the Welsh Assembly building, the St David's shopping centre, the International Sports Village - even Dr Who (the programmes are made in Cardiff) - as symbols of the city's success. The physical sea, road and rail links have been complemented by telecommunications infrastructure that has attracted many new media and bioscience companies. Finance, innovation and advanced engineering are just some of the other business sectors now operating from Cardiff.

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  • Property Lettings Administrator Total Jobs
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    ...Property  Lettings  Administrator £14K - £15K UP TO £1 7 K OTE Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff  Peter Alan  are part of the Connells Group inc. Sequence with over 560 branches in the UK. We are looking for a  Property Administrator  for the  Cardiff Area... more details

  • Assistant Manager Cardiff Retail Choice
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    ...R3 Resourcing is delighted to be recruiting for a Deputy/Assistant Manager for our clients high profile retail store in Cardiff. The role of a Deputy/Assistant Manager is a fantastic opportunity to fully utilise your retail management skills... more details

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    ...O’Neill and Brennan are currently looking for a Document Controller to work with an international construction services company based in Cardiff, The role offers a great opportunity to work either freelance to permanent or permanent. This well... more details

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    ...Welsh Speaking Project Administrator based in Cardiff, temporary role for 9 months starting ASAP, 37 hours pw Your new company You will be working for an educational body based near Cardiff City centre Your new role You will be required to provide... more details

  • Oracle Support Programmer - Cardiff CWJobs I.T.
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    ...Oracle Support Programmer/ Support Programmer - Cardiff Skills: Support, Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, AJAX, Jquery, Java, .net, SOAP, TOAD, Eclipse, Rally, ColdFusion, Javascript The Company A global organisation who have a base in Cardiff are looking... more details

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New media

Dr Who, Torchwood and Casualty are just three of the more visible signs of the city's media industries. BBC Wales has championed the media sector of the city which contributes an estimated £25m to the local economy. The Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Studies (part of the University of Glamorgan) invested in an Atrium campus which has helped produce some of the most exciting UK talent in this industry. Journalism, film, drama, art, music and other aspects of the media are all studied here and many local firms have sprung up to make use of that talent.


Cardiff University is the magnet that has drawn more than a hundred bioscience firms to this corner of Wales. The likes of Shaw Healthcare, Genesis Biosciences and Cesagen make good use of the highly skilled post graduates working in a range of science fields from genetics to ageing.