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Launch of Call For Sites Process as part of Developing the new South Gloucestershire Council Local Plan

The Council is launching a Call for Sites as part of developing our new Local Plan, which will guide how and where new housing growth, employment land and community facilities are identified for the future. The Call for Sites will be open until 20 October 2020 and is an opportunity for promoters of housing, employment,  Continue Reading » ...

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More firms can now benefit from the Future Fund

More start-ups and innovative firms will be able to apply for investment from the government’s Future Fund from today (Tuesday 30 June). companies which have participated in accelerator programmes now eligible for the popular scheme more than 320 early-stage, high-growth firms have so far benefitted from £320 million of support through the Fund this surpasses  Continue Reading » ...

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Government fires up R&D across the country to cement the UK as science superpower

R&D Roadmap sets out vision to attract global talent, cut unnecessary bureaucracy and cement the UK as a world-leading science superpower. New plans to cement the UK as the world’s leading research and science superpower have been set out by the Business Secretary Alok Sharma today (1 July 2020). The Research and Development Roadmap, published today,  Continue Reading » ...

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Amazon Announces $2 Billion Climate Pledge Fund to Invest in Companies Building Products, Services, and Technologies to Decarbonize the Economy and Protect the Planet

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced The Climate Pledge Fund to support the development of sustainable technologies and services that will enable Amazon and other companies to meet The Climate Pledge—a commitment to be net zero carbon by 2040. This dedicated venture investment program—with an initial $2 billion in funding—will back visionary companies whose products and services will facilitate the transition to a zero  Continue Reading » ...

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SIG Roofing to make £4M Bristol Investment

SIG Roofing is investing £4m in a new distribution hub after agreeing a deal at a multimillion-pound business park in the South West. Joint venture developer Richardson Barberry has signed a ten-year lease with the company on a 31,617 sq ft warehouse unit in Bristol. Located at Central Park’s More+, the site will become SIG Roofing’s  Continue Reading » ...

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Further £191m support package unveiled to help innovative businesses bounce back from COVID-19 impact

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, has today (Saturday 27June) launched a new fund to help cutting-edge companies of all sizes recover, grow, and drive a re-building economy. The £191 million fund will also support new green innovations, unleashing the sustainable industries of the future along the way. The COVID-19 Sustainable Innovation Fund  Continue Reading » ...

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Statement from Council Leader Cllr Toby Savage regarding Airbus

Please find below a statement from Leader of South Gloucestershire Council Cllr Toby Savage regarding the Airbus announcement. Council Leader, Cllr Toby Savage, said: “My thoughts go out to Airbus employees, the Filton base is located in South Gloucestershire and many of the staff live in the area so this will undoubtedly have an impact  Continue Reading » ...

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Access West Match Funded Employer Grants

The July grant round will be open until the 31st July 2020, after the closing date all of the grants will be assessed and the funding will be allocated. The Access WEST project is able to offer a maximum 50% match funded grants to businesses for measures intended to promote sustainable travel to and from  Continue Reading » ...

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Apply for the second round of Discretionary Small Business Support Grants

Small businesses in South Gloucestershire that were ineligible for the government’s Small Business Support Grant Fund or Retail, Hospitality & Leisure Business Support Grant Fund are encouraged to check their eligibility for funding as the second round of applications for Discretionary Small Business Support Grants opens. The Discretionary Small Business Support Grants Fund provides support  Continue Reading » ...

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UWE Bristol’s £1m Digital Innovation Fund to help SMEs in region

In response to Covid-19, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has launched a Digital Innovation Fund to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to innovate during these turbulent times. The scheme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), offers £1m of grants to businesses based in the West of England.  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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