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Recent website updates

Recent website updates

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WEFO has a Twitter channel so you can keep up to date with news and information on the 2007-2013 programmes and developments on future EU programmes 2014-2020.

Information and publicity guidelines updated

The Information and publicity guidelines have been updated, please be aware of the logo sizes required.

Terms of Reference of the Independent Review

Independent review of arrangements for implementation of European Structural Fund programmes post-2013

Amended Gross Jobs definition

If you think your project will be impacted by this please contact the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (RME) team or your Project Development Officer (PDO).

For all sponsors: Changes to EU Procurement Thresholds

Changes have been made to Procurement Thresholds applying to notices from 1 January 2012.

In-kind match funding guidance

Amendment to the guidance.

Guidance for the Structural Funds programmes 2007-2013

We have created this page as a pointer to our guidance documents, in addition to the site search and sitemap.

New guidance: Article 55 – Revenue generating projects

Providing project sponsors with additional guidance on the methodology to be adopted and applied to projects that will potentially generate revenue and that will be requesting co-financing from the Welsh Operational Programmes.

In-Kind Match Funding guidance

The In-Kind Guidance document has been updated in the following areas.

New section: Other EU programmes

A new section giving information on European funded programmes covering innovation, education, rural development and fisheries

Flexibility Facility / Cross Financing Principle guidance

The Flexibility Facility / Cross Financing Principle guidance has been updated to include 2 annxes.

European Commission publishes first draft EU ‘Financial Perspective’ for 2014-2020

On 29 June 2011, the European Commission (EC) published their first draft proposal for the EU Budget for 2014-2020, known as the EU Financial Perspective (or the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020). This is a first important milestone towards the agreement of new European-funded programmes f ...

New 0300 contact numbers

From Monday 27th June, new 0300 telephone numbers will be operational in the Merthyr Tydfil office.

New ERDF and ESF logos

New versions of the ERDF and ESF logos are now available, please see the revised Information and Publicity Guidelines for guidance.

Closure of some Priorities and Themes

Applicants seeking European funding directly from WEFO need to be aware that several Priorities and Themes are now closed to any new expressions of interest.

Audit process information

Further information on the independent audit of projects by the European Funds Audit Team (EFAT) is now available.

Equality Impact Assessments for age, gender, transgender, religion and sexual orientation

We are currently consulting on the Equality Impact Assessments (EIAs) for the 2007 – 2013 Structural Funds Programmes in Wales, from February 22, 2011 until May 9, 2011.

Launch of Economic Renewal newsletter

An Economic Renewal Newsletter will now be published bimonthly to provide regular updates on the implementation of the new economic policy.