Business Wales


The Welsh Government’s Business Wales service supports new and established businesses in Wales.

Whether you’re thinking about starting a new business, have already taken the first few steps or want to grow your current business, we can help.

Business Wales supports the sustainable growth of small and medium size enterprises across the country by offering access to information, guidance and business support including:

Starting up:
• how to write a business plan
• how to raise finance
• marketing

Employment Advice:
• bullying and harassment policies
• contracts of employment
• flexible working

General Business Management Support:
• business growth
• business and strategic planning
• access to funding

Environmental Management Advice:
• review current environmental performance
• ensure compliance with legal requirements
• improve efficiency by reducing waste

eBusiness Support:
• customer relationship management
• information security
• unified communications

Tendering Support:
• eProcurement
• how to tender collaboratively
• meet the buyer events

International Trade:
• trading in other countries
• researching markets
• signposting to Welsh Government, UKTI and other export support providers

Mentoring Service:
Business Wales will facilitate access to experienced business professionals offering independent and impartial mentoring support to help you grow your business.

Our workshops and events are listed on our Business Wales events finder, they include:
• how to tender (Introduction and Advanced)
• eProcurement
• social media
• accessing Business Finance

Follow our Regional Twitter Accounts:

North: @BusinessWalesN

Mid & West: @BusinessWalesMW

South: @BusinessWalesS

call 03000 6 03000

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Lending ready review
In March 2014 the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport asked Robert Lloyd Griffiths, in his capacity as the chair of the Business Wales Strategic Board, to scope out and lead a review into how the Welsh Government‘s non-financial support can best align and support its financial support mechanisms. The ‘Lending Ready’ Review focussed on the funding requirements and the issues around investment and lending readiness for micro and small and medium sized enterprises and contains 10 recommendations. Read the full Report and associated Action Plan, which has been developed in conjunction with the Welsh Government.