Supporting Business in Wales
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Funding

Whether you are starting or growing a business, all businesses need money. We can help you secure the right type of funding for your business.

Start Up LoansArrow

Available through the Start Up Loans Company for entrepreneurs looking to start a business in Wales, and those running a business under two years old.

The Start Up Loans Company is a UK-wide, Government backed scheme, which offers a repayable loan to individuals over the age of 18 who have a viable business but no access to finance. The scheme funds businesses in every sector. As well as financial backing all loan recipients are given access to an adviser, free training events and exclusive business offers.

Business in Focus Limited is an approved credit broker operating under a licence from the Financial Conduct Authority. Company Registration No. 2553654.

Successful or not, you will not be charged a fee for making a Start Up Loan application. If you have been charged a fee, please inform the Start Up Loans Company of this or write to hello@startuploans.co.uk with details.

When you apply for a loan, your application will be assessed individually based on the information you provide, a credit check obtained from a Credit Reference Agency and our internal credit policy. As a responsible lender, the Start Up Loan Company are committed to ensuring any loan offer made is affordable. Your credit history will therefore be considered and your existing financial position taken into account. When an application is declined we will inform you why your application could not be approved.


 

Ultimate FinanceArrow

Ultimate Finance gives UK’s SMEs the accessible funding they need to succeed. They're supporting businesses with finance that is fast, flexible and fair. Their unique portfolio of products enables them to tailor solutions that meet the needs of their customers and free them from the headache of funding.


 

Business start up grants available from Swansea CouncilArrow

This is a flexible grant delivered through a partnership with UK Steel Enterprise Ltd and the City and County of Swansea.

You can apply if you are a new business; either just starting or a business that has started within less than two years. Businesses must be based within the City and County of Swansea area.


 

Business funding available from Bridgend CBCArrow

Kick Start - available to new businesses or businesses in their first 12 months of trading. Business grants are available between £250 - £1,000 and are match funded at a rate of 50% of the project cost. Only capital items are eligible. All sectors are considered for this business grant.


 

The Development Bank of WalesArrow

The Development Bank of Wales helps businesses get the capital they need to start up, strengthen and grow. There’s funding available for businesses at every growth stage. If you’re eligible and ready for investment, you have lots of options.


 

Grants from Newport City CouncilArrow

Grants of up to £1,500 are available from Newport City Council and UK Steel Enterprise to pre start ups and businesses up to 12 months old.


 

Business support grants available from Caerphilly CouncilArrow

The Caerphilly Business Start-up Grant is a discretionary grant and can provide up to 50% of eligible project costs to a maximum of £500.


 

Business funding available from Rhondda Cynon TafArrow

Enterprise Support Programme - This flexible grant programme provides financial assistance to new or existing private and social enterprises that are based in Rhondda Cynon Taf, or are planning to locate to the County Borough.


 

Early stage business grants from Blaenau Gwent CouncilArrow

Kick Start Plus is a joint initiative funded by UK Steel Enterprise and administered by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.


 

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Business in Focus Limited | Registered Address: Units 14/15, Bocam Park Old Field Road, Pencoed, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, CF35 5LJ | Company Registration No: 02553654 | Registered in Wales | VAT No: 540 8347 48