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Government extends support to stop business evictions this year

The Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced today (16 September) that businesses will be protected from the threat of eviction until the end of the year, providing commercial tenants with greater security and protecting jobs. The move will help those businesses most in need of additional support to remain in their premises without the threat of  Continue Reading » ...

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More financial help for rural homes and businesses to get top-of-the-range broadband speeds

At the weekend (12 September), the government announced that more than £22 million of additional funding is being invested into the broadband voucher scheme, which subsidises the costs of building gigabit-capable broadband networks to hard-to-reach areas. To find out more, please click here. ...

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Sign up to Travelwest’s Active October

Sign up to Travelwest’s Active October to give you and your colleagues more motivation to stay active and use sustainable travel this October. Sign up for FREE participation in Active October at https://travelwest.getmeactive.org.uk/. With various prizes to be won, it’s the perfect way to encourage employees and colleagues to stay active. See downloadable materials here  Continue Reading » ...

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COVID-19 Business Support

Please note, applications for this funding will only be open until Monday 21st September. Any applications made after this date will not be considered.** The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the economy and local businesses are feeling the effects. 77% of companies who completed our recent COVID-19: Business Impact Survey said that COVID-19 had been negative or  Continue Reading » ...

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New support to help improve mental health and wellbeing for businesses and their staff

A new support programme is offering West of England employers help to respond to mental health concerns in the workplace, particularly those arising from Covid-19. The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is investing in the two-year Thrive at Work West of England programme, which aims to address the key mental health issues that businesses  Continue Reading » ...

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Match Funded Grant available up to £10,000 to implement active and sustainable travel

Access West is offering businesses in South Gloucestershire a 50% match funded grant of up to £10,000 to use towards active and sustainable travel. This could take the form of cycle shelters, showers, electric vehicle charge points or equipment to facilitate working from home. Email transport.policy@southglos.gov.uk to request an application pack. Applications open until 30th  Continue Reading » ...

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Businesses urged to prepare for NHS COVID-19 app

Ahead of the national launch of the NHS COVID-19 app across England and Wales on Thursday 24 September, the government today (11 September) urged businesses like pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas to ensure they have NHS QR code posters visible on entry so customers who have downloaded the app can use their smartphones to easily  Continue Reading » ...

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Rule of six comes into effect to tackle coronavirus

Rule applies across indoor and outdoor settings, with police able to disperse gatherings of over six people and fine individuals involved. New laws prohibiting social gatherings of more than six people come into effect today (Monday 14 September) as the Government calls on the public to remain vigilant in the fight against coronavirus. The new  Continue Reading » ...

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Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure. These 14 guides cover a range of different types of work. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need  Continue Reading » ...

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Good news for Filton as new homes at Brabazon reach their full height

Leader of South Gloucestershire Council Toby Savage said the investment at Brabazon will transform the region as he marked the ‘Topping Out’ of the first new homes YTL Developments have ‘topped out’ the first new homes at Brabazon on the former Filton Airfield, meaning the first roofs have been completed. Having broken ground at the  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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