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Local Sector Skills Statements 2019

We have now released our latest Local Sector Skills Statements and they are available to download on our website! You can find them here: https://www.businesswest.co.uk/local-sector-skills-statements Our annual Local Sector Skills Statements report on local sector knowledge and expertise, plus wider regional and national intelligence. There is one for each of the following sectors: Advanced Engineering  Continue Reading » ...

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Prepare your business for EU Exit

The UK will leave the EU on 29 March 2019. Leaving the EU means your business may need to prepare for change. Delivering a deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. With an implementation period until December 2020, this would give businesses stability, certainty and time to prepare for our new relationship  Continue Reading » ...

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SETsquared Drop in Surgery at Bristol and Bath Science Park

Friday 5 April | 10:30 – 16:30 | Bristol & Bath Science Park, Dirac Crescent, Emersons Green, BS16 7FR SETsquared Drop in Surgery at Bristol and Bath Science Park Hourly one to one sessions Paul Forster, SETsquared Bristol Community Manager open to all members of Bristol and Bath Science Park SETsquared is the global #1 University Business Incubator  Continue Reading » ...

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Get into nuclear for start-ups & SMEs

Thursday 21 March 2019 from 17:00 to 19:00, David Smith Building, 73 Saint Michael’s Hill, Bristol, BS2 8BH The UK nuclear market is in expansion, with EDF Energy building Hinkley Point C and Sizewell. £50bn worth of contracts are to be allocated in the South West. If you are thinking about penetrating this market, this  Continue Reading » ...

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Travel to Work Survey: Register Now

Register for the TravelWest Travel to Work Survey! Benefits of participating in the Survey include: • Receive a free tailored report for your business on how your staff travel to work (if 30+ staff members participate) – a fantastic tool for informing your transport policy and infrastructure improvements, and monitoring trends year on year •  Continue Reading » ...

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Prime Minister Announces £1.6 Billion Fund to Boost Local Economies Post-Brexit

A new fund is being launched to improve less well-off towns after Brexit. The government is launching a major new fund to boost economic prosperity across the country, giving local communities a greater say in their future after the UK leaves the European Union. The £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund will be targeted at areas  Continue Reading » ...

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Countdown’s Nick Hewer Awards South West’s Best Fair Trade Businesses

TV personality and Fairtrade Foundation Patron, Nick Hewer, has praised organisations that support Fair Trade through their business. In a speech made as host of the 2019 South West Fair Trade Business Awards, Hewer commended businesses “willing to put their money where their mouth is and use their business as a force for good”. The  Continue Reading » ...

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Do your staff use Gipsy Patch Lane, Stoke Gifford, to get to work?

Enabling works to divert utilities have started on Gipsy Patch Lane and the road will be closed at the railway bridge for 4 weeks in June. This work is in preparation for the construction of the Cribbs Patchway metrobus extension, which will require an eight month closure in 2020. We would be grateful if you  Continue Reading » ...

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Future Bright

Future Bright is an initiative aimed at helping businesses and employees realise their full potential. It is managed by the West of England Combined Authority and delivered by Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire councils It supports businesses by: Providing access to training and development. Offering workshops and networking events tailored to  Continue Reading » ...

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Fair Trade Fortnight success in South Gloucestershire

From left to right: Lord Mayor Cllr Cleo Lake, Fair Trade Patron Nick Hewer, Cllr Brian Allinson Vice-Chair of South Gloucestershire Council and Jamie Cooke South Gloucestershire Fairtrade Coordinator. South Gloucestershire has celebrated another successful annual Fairtrade Fortnight (25th February – 10th March) playing host to Junieth Leiva, a coffee and cocoa producer from Nicaragua.  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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