Focus on: EIP Patent and Trademark Lawyers

27 Jun 2013

EIP is a leading Intellectual Property law firm advising on all areas of IP. Their work covers patent, trademark, registered design and copyright protection. Founded in 2000, EIP has 16 partners and 80 staff in all practising from its four UK offices in Bath, Leeds, London, and Cardiff and its US office in San Diego, California.

Focus on: Nine Feet Tall Change Consultancy

22 Jun 2013

The beauty and culture of Bath attracts some of the UK’s very brightest minds to study in its excellent Universities, and many of these students want to stay on to begin their fledgling careers.

Nine Feet Tall, a Bath-based business transformation and change consultancy, has helped some graduates do just this, by creating a graduate development programme in partnership with the University of Bath’s Careers Service.

Focus on: Complete Control

21 Jun 2013

Tucked away on a small business estate in Corston, just outside of Bath, there exists a double BAFTA-winning firm developing engaging websites, apps and interactive content for some of the most famous children’s TV and publishing brands in the UK.

Complete Control was set up by local entrepreneur Glynn Hayward in 1999.  The company has since grown to 16 people, to include developers, games programmers, animators, and a design team.

The Guild Co-working Hub

20 Jun 2013

The Guild offers a mixture of creative work space and meeting rooms. Housed in the Grade I listed former Tech College at the Guildhall, the Guild is a new coworking space (hot-desking) designed for the those working in either the tech or creative industries.

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A guide to business events in Bath and North East Somerset?

There are a number of great business networks organising events in the area.  We have shared some of them with thanks to the team at Business Navigator.  Visit their website:  Business Navigator for full listings from the calendars of Bath's business networks.

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Bath is a beautiful and historic city located at the heart of a significant regional cluster of creative and high-tech activity.  An astonishing range of innovative businesses are based in the city and surrounding area, benefitting from world-leading research facilities to turn brilliant ideas into cutting edge products and services.. With new development opportunities opening up along the river corridor in the city, and in our bustling market towns, there is no better time to Invest in Bath.