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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Business in Focus has appointed seven new members to its non-executive board to help drive its five-year plan to unlock the nation’s entrepreneurial potential.   The new appointments include Anthony Couzens, relationship director from Corporate Banking HSBC; entrepreneur, TEDx speaker, and diversity champion, Bernie Davies; Cardiff University professor of data science and cybersecurity, Pete Burnap; chief […]

Enterprise Hub returns to reignite business growth in Carmarthenshire

Thanks to the financial assistance of the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund, the Hub is re-opening its doors to continue its mission of fostering entrepreneurial success in the local community.

Flying the flag for the British Business Bank in Wales

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