The government set up a discretionary fund to be administered by local authorities. This fund is to support some charities and small businesses previously outside the scope of the present business grant funds scheme set out by Government.
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.
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.
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.
Bath Quays North is the most significant office led development in Bath for a generation with the potential to deliver a range of benefits to the city. Please take time to read the information on www.bathquaysnorth.com and leave your feedback which will form part of our planning application submission to B&NES Council.
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.
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.
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Employees should still where possible work from home. However, the Government have launched a series of webinars for different industries to assist businesses on getting back to work safely where possible.