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Business Start-Up Resources
Over the years, we’ve helped many business start-up and grow, often from just an dream, taking it to a full reality with the business owner.
We love working in the exciting arena of start-ups when budgets are tight, the pressure is on and the dreams are huge.
Here we present resources to help you get started, find the help and information you need and the services that will make your idea a reality.
On the right of this page we present a number of links to external resources. Here you can register your business via one of our partners, register a domain name and even find investment for your new business.
Below we have collected a directory of businesses we’ve worked with over the years and can highly recommend.
Our company formation system offers an all inclusive, easy to use, cost effective solution to forming a limited company in the UK.
Make sure you nab the domain name you want for your website before someone else does!
Get connected to angel investors in the U.K. who are ready and waiting to meet you.
We’re lucky in Wales to have a fantastic source of support, help, finance and more from the local Government
We have a popular support group for people just starting out in business. You’re welcome to join us.
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The following are companies that we have worked with over the years and can recommend to anyone starting a new business venture.
If you can’t find the service you need here then feel free to drop us a line at email@example.com and we’ll be able to point you to someone we recommend.
Cardiff Bay Business Centre, 201 Titan House, Lewis Road, Cardiff, CF24 5BS
0330 330 9069
Branding and graphic design
Touchline Design Limited
96 Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2DT
07932 753 668
Washington Design Consultants Limited
Avon House, 19 Stanwell Road, Penarth CF64 2EZ
029 2071 1911
Creative Services Limited
Derlwyn, Ynyshir Road Porth, RCT, CF39 0DY
029 2115 0013
Indaba Corporate Events
96 Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2DT
07507 349076 / 07974 095607
Motts Insurance Brokers
Times house, Plassey street, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan CF64 1ET
029 2070 0635
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