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7 characteristics shared by successful entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs often have highly individual characteristics which significantly contribute to and shape their particular business idea, such as an innovative creative or an articulate salesman. We have narrowed down a number of traits to 7 characteristics which are shared by successful business people driving a new business idea to growth. To find out what  Continue Reading » ...

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Is Mental Health An Issue In Your Work Place?

Is the mental health and wellbeing of your staff a factor in the success of your business? Are you interested in how you can offer work experience opportunities and trial motivated, local workers? Then this might be the just the opportunity for you and your business. Click here to download the full information fact sheet.  Continue Reading » ...

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Are you sure you don’t employ carers?

Helping your organisation to be more carer aware so that we can support ‘hidden’ carers: Thursday 26 September lunchtime event There are an estimated 27,000 unpaid carers in South Gloucestershire, but we currently only know of approximately 2,500….. That’s why we need local groups and employers to help us identify hidden carers and get them  Continue Reading » ...

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Safety advice for businesses and landlords during national firefighters strike

Business owners, managers and landlords are being reminded to carry out and check their fire safety risk assessments ahead of a national strike by firefighters. On Wednesday 25 September between 12.00hrs and 16.00hrs firefighters across the country, including those at Avon Fire & Rescue Service, will take part in a four hour walkout in a  Continue Reading » ...

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FREE Health @ Work Toolkit

A fit and healthy workforce is good for business. Businesses that encourage and support their staff to live healthy lifestyles benefit from:   – Fitter, healthier staff with reduced risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer – Staff view them as a caring employer – Improved public image of organisation – More able to attract  Continue Reading » ...

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NEW Start-Up Loans

Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that additional funding of £34m has been allocated to The Start Up Loans Company. To find out more, click here to visit the Start-Up Loans website. ...

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Trading Standards Newsletter

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards have taken further steps to protect legitimate local businesses from the unfair advantage gained by rogue traders flouting the law. Click here to download the Trading Standards Summer News Letter in PDF. Over the last 12 months Trading Standards has received more complaints about alleged unsafe used vehicles than in any  Continue Reading » ...

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Green light for Stoke Gifford link

Plans for the Stoke Gifford Transport Link have been given the green light with work on the £14m scheme set to begin in 2015. To read this article in full, click here to visit the Insider News website. ...

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GamesLab Funding

GamesLab is a one million pound programme providing expertise and grants for emerging and established games companies in the South West. To find out more about the fund and details of how to apply, click here to visit the Creative England website ...

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Bristol and Bath Science Park a magnet for advanced companies

It was more than 25 years in the planning and has been open for less than two years but Bristol and Bath Science Park is fast becoming a magnet for some of the most advanced companies, not just in the South West but in the whole of the country. To read this article in full, click  Continue Reading » ...

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Locate to Emersons Green

Locate to Emersons Green

An excellent new enterprise area that provides the environment, space, flexibility and support for science, research and innovation businesses to locate, flourish, grow.

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Locate to Filton

Locate to Filton

A world-class area rich in aerospace technology, manufacturing and engineering. Thanks to unlocked development land, invest in your business on a reputation of excellence.

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Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

With a strategic location and immense development area, Avonmouth Severnside is a prime location for businesses thinking big and operating nationally or internationally.

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