Enterprise Facilitation

Have a big idea and  want to work for yourself?   

Do you want to start your own business or enterprise? Do you know someone who wants to?
Do you already have a business and have hurdles to overcome?

If you live or work in Torfaen our Enterprise Facilitator  Gaynor Wakeling can help – it’s free and confidential.

Torfaen EFFECT is a new community partnership and If you’re living or working in the area – whether from Cwmbran, Pontypool or Blaenavon – you can call on Jayne  for business support.

Effect is supported and run by volunteers living and working in the local community. We want to - 

  • encourage enterprise, including social enterprise
  • create job opportunities
  • transform lives

Our organisation cares about the development of local people. There is an abundance of passion, energy and imagination in this borough.

So, if you have a business idea – or know someone else who does – then get in touch with Gaynor Wakeling  now. If you have already started in business you can still call on her for help.

Call Gaynor on 01633 648371  or email gaynor.wakeling@torfaen.gov.uk. She will arrange a time and a place to suit you.

The Torfaen EFFECT Resource Team are local people living and working in Torfaen working together to provide you with free, independent and confidential business help and support. Find out more about our Volunteer Resource Team here.

Torfaen EFFECT follows the principles of Enterprise Facilitation© devised by Dr. Ernesto Sirolli of the Sirolli Institute®. Ernesto’s schemes have successfully helped hundreds of business start-ups around the world.

Listen to Ernesto explaining  why the Enterprise Facilitation approach is vital for communities to thrive.