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Business Advice

​If you are starting or growing a business in Cardiff, there is a range of advice/support and potential funding available to you.

The links below provided information on business advice, financial support, property searches, inward investment and business events.​

Business Support and Financial Assistance

Business in Focus​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window provide free business advice, support, mentoring, training and potentially funding to help get the business up and running.

The Development Bank of Wales​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window can provide flexible loan and equity finance from £1,000 - £5 million. Their micro loans (up to £50,000) cover a range of investment needs such as: 

  • Purchasing stock, 
  • New plant/equipment, 
  • Cash flow, 
  • New premises,
  • Premises acquisition. 

Businesses that have been trading for 2 years can apply for loans through their ‘Fast-track’ process.

Cardiff Credit Union​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window offers attractive business finance with flexible repayment structures and low interest.

Business Premises

For advice on available business premises, Cardiff Council provide a portfolio of properties available to let​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window.  These include offices, retail, light industrial units and Cardiff Market.  If you require any other property advice assistance on finding non-Council premises available to let, please email us at ​   

Events in Cardiff

The Business Wales Events Finder​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window provides information on events including training, workshops, networking and seminars.

For any other information, advice or support required, please contact us at​

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