Free, impartial and confidential advice
The Business Services Team at Newport City Council offers assistance to business start ups, established Newport businesses and businesses looking to relocate to the city.
Skilled advisors will help you locate suitable premises, guide you through Council related regulations, provide assistance in gaining financial aid, help you access expert advice from partner agencies and supply other general support and advice. Contact us to discuss your business needs.
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Many entrepreneurs and businesses have flourished in Newport with financial assistance from the Business Services Team. We are currently offering low interest loans to established Newport business and low interest loans and grants to start up / new businesses subject to certain criteria. View Newport City Council financial assistance
Help in finding the right premises
Newport offers a superb choice of sites and premises to meet your requirements. A comprehensive database of available industrial, office, retail properties and sites is available on request and we would be happy to discuss your requirements with you. Viewings can be arranged for both private and council owned properties. Overview of property and sites
Businesses can be subject to a number of regulations such as town planning, trading standards, environmental health, food safety or licensing. If you are not sure which may apply to you, the Business Services Team can help.
Newport Super Connected Cities Project
This new project aims to make sure that businesses have the chance to make their broadband speeds superfast, or ultrafast where possible, by 2015. Read more and register your interest in the Newport Super Connected Cities project (opens new website)…
We can help you access support from other partner agencies.
The Welsh Assembly Government (opens new website). The Welsh Assembly Government offers support to businesses through Business Wales. Relationship Managers build tailored support packages to help Welsh businesses grow. This includes financial support, employment and equalities advice, environmental management advice.
The Centre for Business (opens new website) The Centre for Business provides advice, training and premises to help new and existing businesses in South Wales.
University of South Wales (opens new website) USW has an excellent track record of liaison with companies and organisations. It offers valuable expertise and services to businesses including training, consultancy and graduate skills.
South Wales Chamber of Commerce (opens new website) The South Wales Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based business support organisation, quality-accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce.
Groundwork in Wales - Green Dragon Environmental Standard (opens new website) Green Dragon is a stepped Standard recognising effective environmental management. The Standard offers an environmental management system relevant to the specific needs of businesses and organisations.
GO Wales (opens new website)
GO Wales builds relationships with local employers, students and graduates to offer high quality work placements, jobs, work experience and training academies.
Based mainly in University Careers Services, GO Wales helps employers gain access to higher skills and innovative thinking