How to pick a business idea

If you’d like to explore different business ideas, we’ve got information to help turn your dreams into a reality.

Maybe you already know what you want to do but you need more information?


Our free Business Startup Factsheets give you the essential information you need to get your business up and running - such as:

  • the potential market for your product or service
  • costs
  • the equipment you might need
  • the laws and regulations you must follow
  • ideas on where to promote your business

There are hundreds of factsheets to choose from – so there’s a good chance there’s one that matches your business idea. You can download them to your phone, or laptop and read through them at your own pace.


Find your factsheet here!


Good luck, and don't forget to be in touch if you have any more questions!



Coming soon: Not quite sure where to start? Why not use our new 'ideas generator'! It gets you thinking about your hobbies, skills and interests and generates a useful information pack for you online.





(Please note - this service is provided by an external organisation and the Welsh Government accepts no responsibility for the content)