In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Government announced there would be support for small businesses and businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. This support will take the form of two grant funding schemes, the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant. Please note: Recipients will receive one grant per eligible property.
Please apply using the online application form on the Council’s Webpage.
We recognise the challenges faced by business during this period and this is the latest information about the support that is available,
The Government announced a new Expanded Retail Discount scheme for retail, leisure and hospitality premises in response to COVID-19. Under the scheme, eligible premises will receive a discount of up to 100% on their bill for 2020/21.
New Studio Co-Working Space at Palace Yard Mews is Open
The Studio at Palace Yard Mews is Bath Spa University’s city centre home for innovation, research, and enterprise.
The Studio provides a space for local micro-businesses & Bath Spa University residents to work on projects and ideas which focus on creativity and technology. It is also a venue to share learning through regular workshops, events and activities which are open to the wider community.
University of Bath graduate and founder of The Biofactory is embarking on an £850k project to bring to life his vision for improved sanitation facilities in low income, high density communities in Africa.
Eoin Sharkey, MEng alumnus, has designed an all-in-one, off-grid toilet and waste processing system that utilises biodigestion to convert human waste into cooking fuel and soil conditioner.
NCR Corporation, a global enterprise technology company for the retail, hospitality and banking industries has announced the acquisition of Bath-based Zynstra, a retail tech firm that provides edge virtualization technology.