New COVID-19 risk assessment toolkit launched for employers

A new toolkit to help employers assess staff members’ risk of developing serious illness from COVID-19 has been launched by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Public Health Team. The toolkit, which is available to download from the council’s website, has...

Grants available for local businesses

Local businesses are being offered the chance to apply for grants of £20,000 or £50,000 from the West of England Combined Authority. The Mayor of the West of England, Dan Norris, has announced the latest grants on offer to help businesses innovate and grow while...

Business support hub opens

A temporary hub to support high street traders and local businesses to thrive as they recover from the effects of the pandemic opened in the centre of Bath yesterday (June 14). The High Street Hub has been set up in a former empty shop, using primarily recycled and...

Don’t miss out on Green Business Grants

Businesses across Bath and North East Somerset wanting to reduce their environmental impact and help meet the district-wide zero carbon target by cutting their carbon emissions, are being reminded that the deadline to apply for West of England Green Business Grants is...

Restart grants to help hundreds of local businesses reopen safely

Hundreds of businesses across Bath and North East Somerset are to receive financial support to help them reopen safely following lockdown. One-off Restart grants are available to businesses that are predominantly reliant on delivering in-person services for the...

Apply for business grants before 4th April

Applications are now open for the Business Growth Grant Fund, which aims to support businesses from all sectors to adapt to the challenges they face as a result of the pandemic. Find out more and apply now. Grants of up to £6,000 are available which can be used to...

Businesses to receive £4m in grant support

More than 1500 businesses across Bath and North East Somerset financially affected by the latest national lockdown will receive more than £4m in grant support next week. The latest payments which cover the period up to the 31 March will be transferred to businesses...

Want to green your business? Sign up to take part in this webinar

Businesses across Bath and North East Somerset wanting to cut their carbon emissions and reduce their environmental impact, are being urged to sign up to take part in a special webinar to find out about the support available.  During the webinar, on Thursday 18...

Business growth grants launched as part of Regional Recovery Plan

The West of England Combined Authority is launching new business growth grants as part of its recovery plans for the region. Grants of between £1,500 and £6,000 will be available to support businesses from all sectors to adapt to challenges due to Covid-19. Funding...

Bath’s Clean Air Zone is coming

Businesses and individuals across the South West are being asked to check whether they will need to pay to drive their vehicles in Bath’s ‘Clean Air Zone’ ahead of its launch on 15th March. The introduction of Bath’s Class C Charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) means...