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Useful business links

Useful links to external websites that provide additional information about Business.

HM Revenue & Customs - guidance for business

Working for yourself? Do you have questions about tax, National Insurance, business records and expenses? If so, try the HMRC e-learning course. It takes about 1 ½ hours but breaks down into a number of sections to help you step by step.

Looking for advice? The online tax guide for small businesses can help you quickly find the right information.  Click on a topic for more information.


The website of Business Link, the national business advice service. Use this site to get straightforward information for your business needs and to access a wide network of business support organisations.

Business and Economy - Welsh Assembly Government

The WDA is the leading enabler of business support in Wales. We work for the people of Wales by stimulating more competitive businesses in vibrant communities.

Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) 

The Department brings together functions from the former Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), including responsibilities for productivity, business relations, energy, competition and consumers, with the Better Regulation Executive (BRE), previously part of the Cabinet Office.

Donut websites - free small business tools

Backed by Google and Royal Mail, the Donut websites - Marketing Donut, Start Up Donut and Law Donut are resources for small businesses packed with top tips, advice and tools. 

The Marketing Donut to assist small businesses to develop a customer service culture.  Any small business knows that customers are key.  But how do you make sure you continually offer the very best customer service and always put your customers first?  

The Start Up Donut is packed with free advice and resources intended to help new businesses make the right moves.  

The Law Donut provides legal advice and support for small businesses from practical guidance on employment law to tips on getting commercial contracts right.

IT Donut gives intelligent, practical IT advice shaped especially for small businesses that is checked by independent experts to ensure you are getting the very best up to-date advice.

Federation of Small Businesses 

With over 180,000 members, the FSB is the voice of small business.


Welsh Government's online information service for businesses.

North Wales Economic Ambition Board 

The North Wales Economic Ambition Board (NWEAB) is a collaborative group of private and public organisations in North Wales committed to promoting economic growth in Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham.

Having expanded in recent years, working with more partners…including local colleges, universities in Bangor and Wrexham, and the North Wales Business Council.

They work closely with Welsh Government, and their key objectives include encouraging business investment into North Wales, helping local firms tap into supply chain opportunities, and encouraging work-related skills in the region.

PRESS RELEASE - Launch of new business directory highlights manufacturing sector in North Wales  

SFBW Information Hub with lots of advice on a range of different topics.

Ofcom advice for businesses (eg jargon buster, choosing or changing service providers).

Broadband availability checker: U Switch gives an indication of the available services within a postcode and can help businesses to decide on the type of contract suitable for them