The BG Effect business fund has been set up to help Blaenau Gwent business start-ups with potential growth aspirations.

This will include providing advice and expert support to develop a business idea, providing the necessary equipment resources to start a business and helping to fund business location costs or professional fees etc.

The purpose of the fund is to promote conditions to assist those who wish to start up their own business or enterprise. This can include providing advice and expert support to develop a business idea, providing the necessary equipment or resources to start a business, helping with business location costs, etc.

How to apply:

Applications must be supported by a structured and researched business plan. For more information visit their website, or contact the Economic Development Unit on 01495 355700 or business@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk