Business support organisations

Forums, networks and related business support services to help you promote your products and services.

Caerphilly Business Forum

Caerphilly Business Forum is your arena for connecting with your customers and suppliers, learning useful skills and information for you business, and having an influence on local and regional government over issues that affect your business.

Caerphilly Tourism Association

Caerphilly Tourism Association is an established network of local tourism businesses and visitor attractions formed to promote tourism within the Caerphilly County Borough. Membership is £25 a year. 

Bargoed Chamber of Trade

The Bargoed Chamber of Trade aims to represent the businesses of the Greater Bargoed Area for the benefit of the business and commercial community.

Blackwood Retail Partnership

The partnership is free to join for any retailer currently trading in Blackwood town centre.

  • Telephone: 01495 224893

Newbridge and District Chamber of Trade

The Chamber of Trade aims to promote good business relationships within the Newbridge area.

  • Telephone: 01495 244557

Risca Chamber of Trade

The Risca Chamber of Trade represents businesses in the Risca and Pontymister area, in particular commercial enterprises. 

  • Telephone: 01633 601829

Business in Focus

Our team of Advisers is skilled in helping new business people get their ideas off the ground and once trading to support them with realistic and practical advice.

Centre for Business

Free assistance and impartial advice for new and established businesses.

Business Wales 

Business Wales is a free service that provides impartial, independent support and advice to people starting, running and growing a business in Wales. With regional centres across Wales, we offer a mixture of online and face-to-face support, as well as training workshops and individual advice.  

Starting your business - Business Wales offers a bespoke pre-start and start-up support service. By using a selection of business diagnostic tools, our advisory teams will work with you to establish a comprehensive action plan and help you overcome any challenges you might face. 

Growing your business - Whether it’s through sourcing funding opportunities or exploring new international markets, Business Wales has the tools to assist you as you look to expand and grow your business. 

You can find further support or business advice by contacting: 

Web: businesswales.gov.wales
Phone: 03000 6 03000
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Development Bank Wales

The Development Bank of Wales helps businesses get the capital they need to start up, strengthen and grow. Businesses can get loans and investment from £1,000 up to £5million. Find out if you’re eligible at developmentbank.wales website.

GO Wales

GO Wales builds relationships with local employers, students and graduates to offer high quality work placements, jobs, work experience and training academies.

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus has a range of recruitment services that can help you as an employer.

Business Wales

Providing business support to people starting, running and growing a business. Support for business includes information, advice and guidance delivered online, over the phone through Business Wales Helpline, and face to face through our Business Wales centres.

Wales Co-operative Centre

The Wales Co-operative Centre helps co-operatives, social enterprises, community groups and voluntary organisations. Providing responsive, reliable and flexible support.

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