In a time of uncertainty for the future of international trade, Fairtrade will continue to provide certainty for producers and suppliers, particularly the smaller ones who often are marginalised from the global trading debate. Whilst buying Fairtrade products for your business supports those producers and helps make their future more secure, it can also help your business – no matter what size.
How can fast-growth businesses find space to grow in the West of England?
Bath and Bristol have recently been ranked highly as places to start a business; now an event at The Engine Shed will ask whether the West of England is also a great place to grow a business - and whether we have the office/workshop space needed to keep our economy growing.
After discussing the changing landscape of Bath's creative and tech workspace, Creative Bath is meeting one year on to see what has changed and how businesses are rising to the challenges set by a competitive commercial property market.
Your people are key to productivity and business growth. Here in the West of England our low unemployment rate often means businesses struggle to find employees with the correct skills. This is where Skills West can help.
Skills advisers will help you to identify and tackle skills gaps in your business, and can connect you with local and national training providers to ensure you get the most relevant, quality training.
The wide-ranging Venturefest 2017 series, which this year has focused on the theme of Smart Cities, will come to a close with a thought leadership conference on Tuesday 17th October at Bristol's Watershed.
Since February, a diverse set of events covering robotics, AI, communication networks and cyber security among other themes has created a conversation about the opportunities and barriers in creating truly "smart" cities.
A new Community Hub in the Combe Down area is to boost facilities for local businesses.
Housing association and house builder Curo is building a new £10M community hub at the heart of its flagship Mulberry Park development in Combe Down, Bath.
Alongside a primary school and children’s nursery, the hub will be home to state-of-the–art community and business facilities when it opens in September 2018. It will provide 3,000sq.ft. of workspace in two units, which could suit a single occupier, two separate suites (2,000sq.ft and 1,000sq.ft) or a workspace operator.