Bath College to Launch Business Academy!

19 Sep 2016

This September 29th, Bath College is launching the Bath Academy of Business, in a bid to give students valuable skills and industry experience.

Skills and Employment

Firms across the South West are finding recruitment difficult thanks to skills gaps. The recent LEP survey hopes to address this by advising policy development in response to business' needs. Bath College is leading the charge with its new Business Academy, which will work directly with companies to provide students with up-to-date, relevant skills that businesses need from employees.

Success is Clear for Bath Company One pm

15 Sep 2016

Bath based business One pm has more than doubled its profits in the last year, increasing from £1.6m to £3.7m in 2014/2015.

Despite widespread fears post-Brexit, One pm is leading the charge for Bath's small businesses, and helping them to grow and prosper.

What is One pm?

One pm is an asset finance and small business loans company. They support SMEs by offering:

  • Lease finance
  • Hire purchase
  • Business loans

For more information, have a look at their website.

£5m of Robotics Funding from Innovate UK

9 Sep 2016

£5m of investment funding is available from Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), to encourage innovative applications of robotics and autonomous systems (RAS).  

The commercial prospects of RAS projects are obvious in today’s society. Commercially viable RAS projects often need to combine several different technologies, and this investment funding aims to encourage collaboration in order to speed up RAS development towards demonstration.

We Need Your Opinion on Bath Quays South!

1 Sep 2016

What's Bath Quays South?

Bath Quays South is a project led by Bath and North East Somerset Council in consultation with BMT.

The project consists of the regeneration of Newark Works for use as creative workspaces; two new buildings for BMT and for use as residential/specialist office use; flood defences and river walls; and new public spaces.