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Business Support

Find information, advice and guidance for your business or organisation, and all the latest funding and partnership opportunities in the Vale of Glamorgan and beyond.

Our economic development team are here to guide you to appropriate funding and opportunities to invest, relocate or grow your business in the Vale of Glamorgan

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Vale of Glamorgan Business Support

The Vale of Glamorgan Council will be keeping businesses updated with the latest information on this webpage.  It will be updated on a regular basis to include the latest funding and initiatives for businesses.


If you would like to register your interest in receiving email updates regarding business support please enter your details below.



Vale of Glamorgan Business Support 

If you would also like us to keep you informed about the services, events and opportunities for businesses, social enterprises and community groups you will need to complete the GDPR consent.


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Shared Prosperity Fund

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has allocated around £4.6 million to invest in the Supporting Businesses theme over three years from the Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF). The SPF is funded until March 2025.


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Vale Business Start-Up Bursary

The Vale Business Start-Up Bursary scheme is a regeneration and economic development initiative led by the Vale of Glamrogan Council in partnership with various public, private and voluntary section organisations. 


The purpose of the bursary is to promote conditions which will help entrepreneurs implement their business idea. This can include providing advice and expert support to develop a business idea, providing the necessary equipment or resources to start a business and helping with business location costs. 


For more information



Invest in the Vale of Glamorgan

The 1st edition of our "Invest in the Vale of Glamorgan" brochure is now available. 

This brochure has given us the opportunity to celebrate all that is unique about working and living in the Vale and showcases the range of extremely successful business. 


The Council will continue to work hard to promote the Vale of Glamorgan in partnership with CCRCD as an attractive location for inward investment and looks forward to working with you in the future.



Barry Story


The Barry Story

A place for business and innovation, connected to the world.


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The Vale of Glamorgan Council can:

  • facilitate confidential discussions with key partners including Welsh and UK Government support agencies such as Trade; Invest Wales and Business Wales;

  • help you forge links with other businesses in the region;

  • run business workshops and events;

  • support procurement and supply chain opportunities;

  • provide information on planning and other legislation;

  • work with you to look at development and investment opportunities;

  • give you access to statistics and other information relating to the Vale of Glamorgan;

  • signpost to sources of funding; and

  • host your business in one of our many business units. 


Get in Touch

Should you still have questions after visiting the site, please call or email the economic development team for assistance.