Professional and Financial Services

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A wealth of expertise

Covering a diverse range of activity, including accounting, legal services, insurance, financial services and management consultancy activities, our professional and financial services businesses play a crucial part in our economy.

Well-known names in the legal profession include Stone King, Withy King and Mogers Drewett, and firms specialising in intellectual property law (such as EIP) particularly benefit from the area’s cluster of creative, scientific and technology-based businesses.

Novia and Ascentric have both developed award-winning fund management platforms and are major employers in Bath.

Other large employers include London and Country Mortgages, Loss Management Group, and Redde (formerly Helphire).

The area is also home to a large number of small consultancy firms and independent business advisors.  These firms – such as Nine Feet Tall - offer advice on subjects such as business leadership, risk and change management, and business strategy.

Get connected

Those operating in professional and financial services sectors should take a look at the breadth of sector-focused organisations operating in the Bath area and West of England, which may offer business development opportunities.

The Bath Chamber of Commerce and Initiative for Bath and North East Somerset - the Chamber and Initiative remain trusted lobbying and networking organisations for a range of businesses including many professional and financial service firms. 

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Finance, Insurance and Professional Services Sector Group - aims to deliver growth in this sector by creating a range of beneficial projects for businesses. 

For more information about the economy in Bath and North East Somerset and the West of England, click here