Second round of discretionary grants now open for applications

Charities and small or micro businesses across Bath & North East Somerset affected by COVID-19 but were outside the scope of the first round of Government funding can now apply for a discretionary grant. A second round of registration opens on Monday (June 29) for...

Council update on latest government easing of lockdown

Temporary seating pods and changes to licensing, to enable an alfresco café culture and support food and drinks businesses, are being considered by Bath & North East Somerset Council. The moves are part of an urgent review being considered to support the...

Time running out to apply for a discretionary grant

Time is running out for charities and small or micro businesses across Bath & North East Somerset which have been affected by coronavirus to apply for a discretionary grant. Discretionary grants are available for organisations not eligible for the business grants...

Free help for businesses to trade better online

A new programme, Trading Better Online, has been launched by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) to help small businesses improve their digital presence. Delivered in partnership with TechSPARK, the programme is designed to help small businesses get online,...

Register now for advice on reopening

Bath and North East Council is hosting a webinar which takes place on Thursday 11th June 2020 at 5pm. This webinar will see council leader Dine Romero alongside a group of panellists who will provide an update and take your questions on Bath & North East Somerset...

Applications open for Discretionary Fund support

Charities and small or micro businesses across Bath & North East Somerset, not eligible for the business grants scheme set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are now being offered grant support.  The government has set up a discretionary fund to be...