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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 […]

Multiple bid wins to deliver the UK Community Renewal Fund

Business in Focus has recently been awarded the contracts to deliver the UK Community Renewal Fund in 13 local council areas. The fund comprises £220 million of investment across the UK to help pilot new ideas and shape the future of the UK Shared Prosperity fund to be launched later this year. Supporting people and […]

File Companies House accounts early and online to avoid delays

December is always a busy time with many companies due to file accounts with Companies House before the end of the month. Companies House are continuing to follow government guidance for working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19). This means it could take longer than usual to process paper documents sent by post. File your accounts online. […]

Why Phil Jones is determined to focus on Leadership, People & Business

Joining Business in Focus with a bang, Phil Jones has big ambitions for this rapidly growing social enterprise. Phil has long felt driven by the need to pursue a meaningful role as his CV will attest. Carving out a distinguished 30-year leadership career in the Royal Welsh, Phil then became head of the British Legion in […]

Let’s get ready for Christmas

The Christmas lights have been switched on. The temperature is definitely starting to drop. Now it’s time to start thinking about starting, or finishing, your Christmas shopping. Luckily, you’ll find everything you need at our new pop-up shop on St Catherine’s Walk.  Now open, Pop-Up Caerfyrddin will be showcasing 21 local businesses over a five-week period. You’ll find a wide range […]

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