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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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Workshop for WoE Retailers

Retail in the West of England – Thriving in a Digital World” – Wednesday March 31st, 10 am – ZOOM The free workshop is targeted at small, independent retailers in the West of England and is designed to bring them together in an on-line forum to share experiences, issues, problems and barriers with other like  Continue Reading » ...

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Business Growth Grant Fund

Business Growth Grants support businesses from all sectors to adapt to the challenges they face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Business Growth Grants are designed to support SMEs in the West of England with their plans to drive growth by implementing new business practices or adopting new ways of working. The grants  Continue Reading » ...

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Business Support Helplines

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has set up new helplines to assist UK businesses with enquiries related to the end of the Transition Period.  The Business Support Helpline (0800 998 1098) can help businesses in England identify the actions they need to take. Businesses can also call HMRC’s Customs and International  Continue Reading » ...

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Free rapid tests for all businesses

The Government have announced that all businesses in England, including those with fewer than 50 employees, are now able to sign up to the free coronavirus workplace testing programme. Businesses are encouraged to register their interest by 31 March to order free lateral flow tests for their employees. Rapid testing detects cases in under 30  Continue Reading » ...

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New Business Growth Grants available from the West of England Combined Authority

A new support service has been launched by the West of England Combined Authority. Business Growth Grants are designed to support SMEs in the West of England with their plans to drive growth by implementing new business practices or adopting new ways of working. The grants are open to SME businesses of all sizes across  Continue Reading » ...

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Trading Better Online: Support for Businesses

Trading Better Online is a West of England Combined Authority initiative which provides free, expert business support to enhance your digital presence and increase online sales. Businesses are matched to a consultant and supported with up to 4 days of hands-on guidance to develop and enhance your web presence. The support is fully funded and tailored to each  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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