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.
Economic activity amongst the over 50s is a critical problem in Wales. Over 240,000 people aged 50 to state pension age are not working – this equates to nearly 38% of the total number of people in this age group with a large number dependent on benefits.
PRIME Cymru was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2001 in response to letters he had received from many people saying that they felt that after the age of 50 they were on the ‘scrap heap’ and they had faced insurmountable problems in securing paid employment because of their age.
PRIME-Cymru is a registered charity operating throughout Wales, with advisor's in North and South Powys. We provide assistance to people aged 50+ who wish to return to employment, explore self-emp...