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

Flying the flag for the British Business Bank in Wales

From Matt’s experience as a Sustainability Consultant, he learned that women are significantly more adversely impacted by climate change and downstream supply chain issues. This realisation, along with Joby’s background in Graphic Design and their shared lifelong passion for outdoors ports, formed the foundations of a business idea and from that, Dryad was created.

Social Enterprise Achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation

Wales’ leading business support organisation has achieved the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, a government-backed and industry-supported scheme, to help protect businesses against common online threats.

Enterprise Hubs to close after four years

After four very successful years supporting start ups in Carmarthen and Newtown, we are sad to announce that we are pausing operations at Focus Carmarthen Enterprise Hub and Focus Newtown Enterprise Hub.