Tech Nation has opened applications for three growth programmes

22 Jun 2020

Tech Nation has opened applications for three of its most exciting growth programmes that are tailor made for different sectors: Fintech, for financial technology and insurtech, Applied AI for companies specialising in Artificial Intelligence and the brand new Net Zero, for companies who are building tech for a more sustainable future. 

UWE Bristol launches Covid-19 recovery offering for businesses

19 Jun 2020

The University has put together an exciting package of support to help businesses grow and recover through these uncertain times. This includes a £1m Digital Innovation Fund, support for business transformation, and the UWE Business Network.

UWE Bristol is committed to helping businesses navigate through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.  

Find out more and register here

The Digital Innovation Fund: UWE Bristol £1m Covid-19 Recovery Fund  

Free help for businesses to trade better online

19 Jun 2020

A new programme, Trading Better Online, has been launched by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) to help small businesses improve their digital presence.

Delivered in partnership with TechSPARK, the programme is designed to help small businesses get online, enhance their online presence, or market their existing online offering by adopting new technology or new digital practices.

City & town centre support

Keeping our City & Town Centres safe:

Please read the new rules on what you can and cannot do on the GOV.UK website

We are here to support businesses in adapting to both the challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic and are planning for economic renewal in Bath and North East Somerset for the coming weeks, months and years beyond 2021. 

This page is an overview of Government and council guidance to support your business. 

Council webinar on reopening the high street

4 Jun 2020

Bath and North East Council is hosting a webinar which takes place on Thursday 11th June 2020 at 5pm. This webinar will see council leader Dine Romero alongside a group of panellists who will provide an update and take your questions on Bath & North East Somerset Council's approach to the “Reopening our High Streets Safely”. We have availability for up to 100 attendees, allocation will be a first come first served basis.

Edit: you can now view the recorded webinar in full here: -