Why Bath



The University of Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre offers work space, business acceleration and inspiration for high-growth, knowledge-based companies and the entrepreneurs that create them. As part of the SETsquared network it offers business support to startups including mentoring, training programmes and access to investors. The Centre currently supports around 45 start-ups as members as well as many more businesses through its extensive range of collaborative programmes.

Move GB



Founded in Bath in 2013, MoveGB is now one of the fastest growing fitness companies in the world. Created based on the science of how to make staying healthy and happy easier, MoveGB provides variety and convenience with the nation’s most flexible fitness membership. Visit 1000s of venues across 21 cities and towns around the UK, and try out heaps of activities all under one monthly membership. It’s fitness freedom at it’s finest!



Interaction are workplace design and build experts based in Bath. Since 1992, Interaction has been creating inspirational workplaces that positively enhance a business’ culture, values, employee wellbeing and profitability. Firm in the belief that every business is different, Interaction is extremely successful at understanding the needs and aspirations of its clients to create unique spaces.

Savings Champion


Anna Bowes and Susan Hannums founded Savings Champion in 2011. Since then the company has established itself as one of the UK’s leading independent experts on cash-based savings, providing savers with free unbiased, personalised guidance.

Buro Happold


BuroHappold Engineering is one of the biggest employers in Bath and the city is home to its Head Office. Founded in Bath in 1976, with just eight employees based in a small townhouse on Gay Street, the company has thrived in the city, growing into a global engineering business with over 1,700 employees in 21 offices worldwide. BuroHappold’s ethos is to deliver elegant engineering solutions for buildings and cities and its portfolio of internationally renowned projects has attracted some of the world’s leading engineering talent to Bath.



Rocketmakers was founded in Bath in 2007. Focusing exclusively on cutting edge technologyand disruptive innovation, the company has designed software for various national and international companies including the BBC, UK Sport and Zendesk and has helped to launch several successful start-ups. Rocketmakers was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2018.

Royds Withy King


Headquartered in Bath, Royds Withy King is a Sunday Times 100 Best Company to Work for with commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. The company is Bath’s largest law firm with 245 lawyers and staff across two offices in the city.

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.  


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