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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 […]

Focus Futures brings Enterprise and Skills support to Pembrokeshire

Business in Focus is proud to be delivering Focus Futures on behalf of Pembrokeshire County Council.  Working in partnership with the local authority, Focus Futures is part of the successful Community Renewal Fund award won by the county to support local people to ‘build back better’. Focus Futures forms part of the £1,347,672 partnership fund […]

Shared Spaces Haverfordwest Welcomes New Tenant

For those shoppers walking through Riverside Quay this month, they’ll notice a tasty new pop-up shop based in Shared Spaces Haverfordwest.   Chloe Pye is the owner of Chloe’s Cakery, a completely plant-based, homemade cakery that doesn’t compromise on taste. Wanting her children to enjoy healthier treats, and with excellent feedback on her trial bakes, Chloe […]

Pop-up shop in Barry declared a resounding success

Business was booming in Barry town centre, as 23 entrepreneurial traders took over ‘Shared Spaces Barry’ – reaching full capacity within its first week of opening. Launched in November 2021 by Wales’ leading business support organisation and commercial landlords, Business in Focus, the project was funded by the Vale of Glamorgan Council under the Welsh […]

Vintage Shop Increases Sales Thanks to Shared Spaces Carmarthen

Testing something new for your business can sometimes be a daunting experience. However, thanks to the support of Focus Carmarthen Enterprise Hub and Shared Spaces Carmarthen, a vintage garment retailer was able to increase their sales in a week after opening a new pop-up shop in the heart of Carmarthen town centre. Having successfully completed […]

Business in Focus awarded with Investors in People We Invest in Wellbeing Gold

This Mental Health Week, Business in Focus is taking time to celebrate being awarded Investors in People’s We invest in Wellbeing, Gold accreditation. Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event where there is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health and to educate and increase awareness […]

Shared Spaces Celebrates Open Day in Haverfordwest

With the coffee pot ready and food laid out, the doors to Shared Spaces Haverfordwest opened to an influx of people on Friday 25th February. The aim of the day? To welcome the local community, officially open the co-working and test trading facilities, and give people the chance to meet the team and network with […]

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