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Skills training fund for businesses in the West of England

Small and medium sized businesses in the West of England, are urged to take advantage of a £2.29m skills training fund to upskill their workforce. Businesses can access the funded training through the Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) programme to upskill; current employees, employees on furlough returning to work, or new recruits that need  Continue Reading » ...

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Exporting via Ecommerce Platforms for the Creative Sector

The West of England Growth Hub and the Department for International Trade (DIT) Export Academy support trade overseas. Thursday 7th October 2021 – 15.00 – 16.45 Enterprise Executives, Amanda Jones and Will Jenkins from the Growth Hub will introduce you to the support available from the West of England Growth Hub to grow your business,  Continue Reading » ...

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How SME’s can export successfully and win overseas business – 29th September

How SME’s can export successfully and win overseas business – A webinar from the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) and Department for Industry & Trade (DIT). As part of its ongoing support for members and the wider advanced engineering sector within the South West, WEAF is pleased to announce that it will hosting in  Continue Reading » ...

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Business West Apprenticeship Levy event

Business West Initiative and Western Training Provider Network (WTPN) are hosting an online business breakfast event on 30 September, 10am  -11.30am. Businesses can find out: How your business can benefit from unspent funds in the region. How you can pledge your unspent apprenticeship levy. Why the West of England is funding the WTPN to support businesses access unspent  Continue Reading » ...

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How Can Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Be Improved In The Workplace?

Free workshops on October 5th, open to all businesses looking to improve equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace. This event is being hosted by the West of England Combined Authority Careers Hub and the workshops will provide the opportunity to: • Learn about the impact EDI can make for employers and employees • Consider  Continue Reading » ...

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Financial Support available if your job has been affected by Covid-19

Have you been made redundant or had your hours/income cut due to Covid 19? Has your business been closed due to lockdown? You could be entitled to support for your immediate or long-term needs. Covid-19 has had a major effect on our lives and many of us are facing challenges. There is a range of support available from the council and partners  Continue Reading » ...

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New FREE* Courses coming September 2021

The Community Learning and Skills service are pleased to bring you our updated list of courses starting September 2021.  Please note that all courses will take place online during periods of lockdown, so please contact us on 01454 864613 or email community.learning@southglos.gov.uk  to check if your course is affected.  You can also find regular updates on our Facebook page. More  Continue Reading » ...

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Business Climate Leaders toolkit

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has produced a toolkit for small and medium sized businesses to support the Business Climate Leaders campaign. The Business Climate Leaders campaign is the latest phase of the government’s UK-wide Together For Our Planet campaign, which is encouraging everyone, including small businesses, to cut carbon emissions  Continue Reading » ...

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Zero Carbon Tour with the Carbon Battle Bus

Join Plant Mark as it kicks off the next leg of the #ZeroCarbonTour in the West of England, sharing the net zero message with the business community. Friday September 10th – 12.00pm – 3.00pm The #ZeroCarbonTour is headed to Bristol as it makes its way through the UK to COP26 in Glasgow in November, sharing the  Continue Reading » ...

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Business Innovation Fund helps bring great ideas to life

SME funding and support to meet innovation ambitions and bring new products, processes and services to market – the application window is now open until 7th September 2021. The Business Innovation Fund supports businesses from a wide range of sectors to help develop innovative projects and products that not only fulfil market demand, but also  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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