Business management

Wales election manifestos 2021 – what’s in them for small businesses?

Ahead of the elections on May 6, we give you a summary of the pledges being made for small businesses by each political party in Wales


Small business confidence grows as shops reopen in England and Wales

Small businesses are feeling much more hopeful about the future than this time last year, as shops reopen across England and Wales


Covid-19 roadmap – when can I reopen my small business in Wales?

Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales, has announced Covid-19 restriction easing, including when some businesses could reopen

Government Grants

Wales announces £500m Economic Resilience Fund

Welsh government announces grants of up to £10,000 for micro-businesses employing up to nine people, including sole traders


Welsh firms gain capital investments aid

Wales has established a new fund to support small firms with their capital investments.


Wales unveils £150m small firm fund

A £150 million fund has been launched in Wales to support the growth of over 800 small companies.


Small firm health award launched in Wales

Wales has unveiled a new scheme to improve the wellbeing of people working for small companies.


£36m start-up plan for Wales

Welsh entrepreneurs will be encouraged to start their own businesses in a new initiative launched by the Assembly Government.


Intellectual property aid for Welsh SMEs

Small and medium-sized businesses in Wales can get practical and financial help with intellectual property (IP) issues from a business support initiative.


Welsh high-tech start-ups get special treatment

Knowledge-driven, high-tech fledgling enterprises with the potential for rapid growth are being given easy access to good technological and research links, through a new Welsh Development Agency (WDA) initiative - Technium Centres.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...