General Business Support Services

There is a fantastic range of business support services available locally

What are you waiting for?

There is a raft of support on hand to help inspire and support new entrepreneurs, and to help business managers take a fresh, objective look at their business.  

You can keep up to date with new support available for businesses - including new grant funding schemes - from both Government and other providers by signing up to our e-newsletter, by following us on Twitter @Investinbath, and by checking out our news pages. The West of England Growth Hub is also a great place to search for advice and support. 

Cool Ventures

Please note that all Cool Ventures face-to-face workshops are on hold due to COVID-19. They are working hard to get our workshops online. Please scroll down this page to find out which webinars are now live.

Cool Ventures have a wide range of half-day and one-day workshops, which will give you a whole host of tools with which to start or progress your business. Their trainers are all experts in their fields and workshops are hands-on, so you will leave each workshop with a plan in place of how to make progress.

If you are based in Bath and North East Somerset area you might be entitled to funded support.

Find below a list of workshops that are currently running. Cool Ventures regularly add new workshops onto the programme so follow us on social media to keep up to date on what’s new on offer:

How to Make a Website Great - 28th May 10:00-11:00
One to One Business Support session -  28th May (Time slots)
Facebook for Beginners – 2nd June 10:00-11:00
Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Webinar – 3rd June 10:00-11:00
Starting in Business webinar - 4th June 14:00 – 16:00
One to One Business Support session  - 5th June (Time slots)
One to One Business Support session -  9th June (Time slots)
LinkedIn Webinar - A practical & interactive webinar for small businesses - 9th June 10:00 – 11:00
Business Essentials Module 1 - Planning a Successful Business Webinar - 10 June 14:00 – 16:00
Understanding Google Analytics Webinar 11th June 10:00 – 11:00
One to One Business Support session -  15th June (Time slots)
5 Blogging Myths Webinar– Introduction to Blogging for Business - 16 June 10:00 – 11:00
How to Succeed on Instagram Webinar - 3 key factors for success - 18 June 10:00 – 11:00
One to One Business Support session -  19th June (Time slots)