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Business Advice and Financial Support

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 for 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 businessadvice@cardiff.gov.uk ​   

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 businessadvice@cardiff.gov.uk​


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