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Business Startup Factsheet

Find a business idea

If you're looking to start a new business we have hundreds of free factsheets to help you choose the right type of business. 

Our free factsheets give you lots of information to get your business started, including:

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

Have a look at our choice of factsheets ranging from Acupuncturist to Wig maker. 

You can request up to 3 factsheets per email address. To receive more than 3 factsheets please contact our helpline on 03000 6 03000.

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.

Please note – this service is provided by an external organisation who produce the factsheets and process the online requests. The Welsh Government accepts no responsibility for the content.

We will be retaining your personal data only for the duration of the contract and for the purpose of monitoring the number of factsheets requested per email address.

For more information please see our privacy notice.


Business Startup Factsheets

Select your business idea(s) (you can choose up to 3)

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    Idea 1
    Idea 2
    Idea 3
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    Business Wales Helpline

    03000 6 03000

    Lines are open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

    Rydym yn croesawu galwadau’n Gymraeg.
    We welcome calls in Welsh.