Why Bath

Stay In Bath boost to local visitor economy

16 Nov 2018

Bath is proving that its independent tourism businesses working together are prepared to hold their own and promote a local experience of the city with the launch of StayinBath.org, a collaboration of local independent accommodation providers backed by the Bath Independent Guesthouse Association (BIGHA), and supported by many of the city’s independent retailers and eateries.  

Sector skills statements out now

15 Nov 2018

Skills West, a project delivered by Business West has compiled 12 Local Sector Skills Statements to report on local sector knowledge and expertise, plus wider regional and national intelligence.

You’ll be able to gain insight about skills challenges in your sector, notable achievements and skills priorities, objectives and themes for 2018.

Each of the reports address the following themes:

Bath 2nd best UK city for starting a business

20 Feb 2018

Bath has ranked very highly in a list of the top cities to launch a business in the United Kingdom, taking second place behind Aberdeen and sitting ahead of Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester.

The research by card payment provider Paymentsense used measures such as five-year start-up survival rates, self-employment rates and average gross weekly pay to compile the rankings.

Mulberry Park workspace available in 2018

16 Aug 2017

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.

Midsomer Norton

At the gateway to the Mendip Hills, Midsomer Norton, a historic market town with a distinctive character lies at the heart of the Somer Valley midway between two branches of the River Somer and Wellow Brook.

Chew Valley

Chew Valley is an area south-west of Bath, encompassing several small villages including Chew Stoke, Bishop Sutton and Chew Magna, the Valley’s commercial centre. Bordered by scarp slopes, the Valley is a lush, green haven full of Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

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