Business Advice

Business in Focus is here to help you start and grow your business in Wales. We do this through a range of Welsh Government and UK Government funded programmes that cater to a variety of needs.

Whether you’re in the ideas stage for a new business venture or looking to grow an established business, we have the business advice for you!

Business Wales

Business Wales provides fully-funded impartial advice for anyone starting, running or growing a business in Wales.

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to grow and need specialist support, our experienced and knowledgeable advisors are here to help.

Focus Enterprise Hubs

Our Hub community is here to support you to develop your business idea! We are committed to promoting entrepreneurship, offering business support and creating a vibrant, community-focused experience for potential start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs.

Advice for over 25s

Are you interested in turning your passion or hobby into a new enterprise?

If you’re over 25, have been long-term unemployed and facing significant barriers in starting your own business, then this programme is perfect for you.

Big Ideas Wales

Support for young people in Wales with a business idea.

If you’re 16 – 25 we can help you develop your ideas and help you take the first step towards starting and running your own business.

Social Business Wales

Niche consultancy services for anyone running or looking to set-up a social enterprise.

Focus Futures

Focus Futures is here to help you build up the skills and confidence to get a job or think about becoming self-employed.

Our Focus Futures team will work with you, face to face and online, and support you as you build your confidence, get better connected and change your path for the future.

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The latest news

Focus Futures provides bespoke, post-Covid support to help local businesses get back on track

Research by Business in Focus has shown that large numbers of Welsh businesses are struggling to survive post-covid.   Working on behalf of the UK Government, Business in Focus has designed Focus Futures to help business owners recover from the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure future resilience.    Delivered across 13 local authorities in Wales, […]

Focus Futures is offering up to £5,000 to Green businesses 

What could a business do to become ‘greener’ if they were given £5,000 to pay for improvements? Focus Futures is trying to find out!   To encourage new businesses or those looking to start a business to think about their carbon footprint and environmental impact, Focus Futures is giving people the opportunity to receive awards worth a total of £20,000. The […]

Business in Focus sponsor Womenspire 2022

Business in Focus is a social enterprise dedicated to supporting new and established businesses. We have been helping people start and grow their own businesses for over three decades, by providing tailored expert business advice, access to finance and skills training. We are here to support entrepreneurs through the provision of flexible accommodation and trading […]