Interaction

Introduction

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

Introduction

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

Introduction

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

Introduction

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

Introduction

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.

TrueSpeed events in Somer Valley

17 Apr 2019

TrueSpeed and The Somer Valley Chamber of Commerce, a dynamic group of local businesses and retailers networking together to promote commerce, are delighted to be partnering to host a business and networking breakfast on how to ‘Grow Your Business with Better Broadband’. The first of its kind, the event is designed for professionals and business owners to discuss how connectivity can positively influence company growth.

Institute of Technology success!

16 Apr 2019

The 12 winning bids by colleges and universities, which will share £170m, have been announced by the Department for Education.
 
The application to create an ‘Institute of Technology’ (IoT) is one of those winning bids and will now progress to the pre-award stage.
 
The application titled the South West Institute of Future Technologies (SWIFT) will potentially receive £14m of government funding.
 

Start and Grow Your Social Enterprise!

15 Apr 2019

Are you a woman with an early stage business idea that could make the world a better place?

Perhaps it’s a tech idea and you’re wondering who to work with to get it off the ground?

The free upcoming immersive two day Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme (SEIP) could be just what you need to get your idea moving!

Join the organisers on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th May at the SETsquared Innovation Centre, Bath.

University holds networking event

10 Apr 2019

The University of Bath held the city’s first networking event for the automotive industry and the launch of AEBAH. The Automotive Industry Network event took place on Wednesday 13th March at the Apex City of Bath Hotel.

The event – organised by the University of Bath’s Research and Innovation Services (RIS) - was well attended by a range of individuals, businesses and organisations operating both regionally and nationally in the automotive sector and brought together industry and academia to address the latest challenges in the sector.

Barclays £14bn Brexit Fund

9 Apr 2019

A new multi-billion-pound business lending facility has been set up by Barclays in order to pilot SME businesses through the Brexit uncertainty.

Barclays Bank has announced it is establishing a new £14 billion lending fund which forms part of an overarching initiative designed to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) ‘flourish’ after Brexit.

Focused on building SME resilience during uncertain times, the package of support includes:

£2M eCargo Bike Grant Fund Available

9 Apr 2019

From 01 April 2019 the Energy Saving Trust is encouraging applications for a new £2million fund set up by the Department of Transport to help companies invest in electric cargo bikes to fulfil last mile deliveries.

The eCargo Bike Grant Fund is now live and available to limited companies, sole traders, partnerships, charities and not-for-profit organisations operating across England. It comes as there is increasing interest in electric bikes to facilitate short-distance deliveries, with supermarkets among those already embracing the technology.