PRIME Cymru: The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise in Wales is a registered charity and the only organisation in Wales dedicated to providing practical support to people aged 50 and over who want to become and remain economically active...

There’s no better place to meet likeminded individuals than through volunteering for a campaign or cause you believe in. Working together to bring about a change is a great way to bond with others and become part of a community that can stay in touch long after your work is done. Plus, you could meet people from a diverse range of backgrounds – people you may never come across in your daily life.
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If you are over 50 and returning to work after a period of inactivity or are under threat of redundancy then PRIME Cymru can help. You will be given help and advice from one of our experienced Mentors
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At PRIME Cymru we think this is a great route for any over 50 year old to explore. But why?

In Wales, we currently have over 250,000 people between 50 and state pension age who are economically inactive – this is equivalent to more than one in three of all people aged 50 to statutory retirement age in Wales that are currently not working.
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We believe that mentoring is a key way for our clients to be helped and guided into business creation and employment. Mentoring activities are undertaken mainly through one-to-one meetings, but also through telephone discussions and email exchanges. Do you have what we are looking for in a mentor?
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Latest News

August 18, 2015
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In the Press…Rise of the ‘silver self-employed’

More people over 50 are choosing to go it alone, giving up their career to be freelance and branch out into new sectors – India Sturgis […]
July 17, 2015
Prime Cymru:  The Prime Cymru Awards 2015.

HRH The Prince of Wales was present at Nanteos Mansion, Nr. Aberystwyth in Ceredigion to present four awards to the winners of the Prime Cymru Awards 2015.  Prince Charles is pictured addressing the gathered audience at the awards. Winners of the four categories were: Jacqueline Cooling - Growth Business, Teg Bevan - Mentor of the Year, Janet Sinagola - New Business and Sid Smallman - Green Business.      Pic by: RICHARD STANTON. Tel: (01584) 878990 / Mob: (07774) 286733. Email: Rich5@compuserve.com    All rights retained © 10/07/15.  Please call for full image details / caption.     For full details / press release please call Jules Weston at Prime Cymru on (07500) 056696.

HRH the Prince of Wales presents PRIME Cymru Awards to Welsh business winners

PRESS RELEASE : PRIME Cymru, the Prince’s charity which supports people over the age of 50 to start their own business or find employment, today revealed […]
July 17, 2015

New business – PRIME Cymru awards 2015

PRIME Cymru has helped over 10,000 people across Wales to set-up in business, retrain, find employment or become active community volunteers since we started in 2001. […]

HRH The Prince of Wales
speaks about the importance of
Responsible Business and Enterprise

HRH The Prince of Wales has released a series of videos to showcase the broad range of work conducted by The Prince’s Charities. For more than 35 years The Prince of Wales has been the leader in identifying charitable need across a range of focus areas including; Responsible Business and Enterprise, The Built Environment and Young people and Education. This new video highlights The Prince’s charities that are active in Responsible Business and Enterprise including PRIME Cymru who have been working for the past 12 years helping economically inactive over 50s in Wales to set up their own business or find employment.

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