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Funded webinars to help your business recover and grow

As a lot of businesses have been allowed to re-open, we are supporting South Gloucestershire SME’s in their journey to recovery and growth.  We offer up to 12 hours of funded business support which is provided through attendance at webinars. April and May webinars cover a number of key business topics such as planning for  Continue Reading » ...

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Covid-19 local business grants

There are a number of grants available to support local businesses impacted by Covid-19 (coronavirus). No more money will be paid from grant 2 or grant 3. Business restart grants are now available. GOV.UK has information on business support packages. For more information on any of the grants available, please click on the link below: Covid-19  Continue Reading » ...

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A guide to free mental health and emotional wellbeing services

Mental health and emotional wellbeing support for adults in South Gloucestershire Where do I look for information about mental health and emotional wellbeing, events and services? South Gloucestershire Council and Wellaware have webpages with details on local information. Visit: www.southglos.gov.uk/mh and www.wellaware.ogr.uk or contact mentalhealth@southglos.gov.uk to find out more.         ...

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Advanced Engineering Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub

Please see below the latest project round -up information for AEDBAH March 2021 Key Highlights: Reviewing small grant funding criteria to promote to applicants. DBAH Earswitch video case study approved – filming May 2021. Next Masterclass:  11,12,13 May, Sales & Marketing, available for BAH & SETsquared Bath members: https://bath-setsquared.co.uk/events/05/2021/sales-and-marketing-masterclass Next Entrepreneur’s Programme: 17, 18, 21  Continue Reading » ...

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Green Business Grants

West of England Green Business Grants support SMEs to improve their energy efficiency of their buildings and business operations. This helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and can save businesses money on energy bills. There is a total pot of £1.7m. We have already invested over £200,000 in local businesses. In our first round of grants,  Continue Reading » ...

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Culture and Creative Economy Recovery Fund

In response to the significant impact the pandemic has had on businesses and individuals working in the creative industries, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) is launching a new business support programme and grant fund for the cultural and creative sectors, as part of its Regional Recovery Plan. The programme is aimed at SMEs  Continue Reading » ...

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West of England – Fully Funded Leadership & Management Training

This training is available through Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW), a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West of England (Bristol, North Somerset, & South Gloucestershire), Swindon & Wiltshire, & Worcestershire. SSW is co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund. HR  Continue Reading » ...

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Future Bright

Future Bright, a unique career coaching and support service for people in the West of England, is being extended following a successful pilot. Future Bright offers one-to-one career coaching to people in work and who meet the eligibility criteria, supporting them to learn new skills, develop their career and increase their income. The pilot scheme  Continue Reading » ...

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Helping people with learning difficulties to access employment

People with learning difficulties or disabilities in the West of England will benefit from a new programme to help them secure paid employment. The WE WORK for Everyone three-year programme will offer specialist careers guidance to over 2,000 people with complex learning needs. For more information, click here     ...

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Female Entrepreneurs Mentoring Programme

Following on from International Women’s Day, the Growth Hub support a great Female Entrepreneurs Mentoring Programme – https://www.bethebusiness.com/rose-review-mentoring/ A free 12-week mentoring programme, provided by Be the Business Rapid Response Mentoring (using the Connectr platform), gives female SME leaders and entrepreneurs access to advice and guidance to build their businesses. ...

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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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