Small Business Training from Lloyds Bank Academy

The Lloyds Bank Academy is a free online learning provider designed to provide skills support for everyday life, business, and charities. Whether it’s getting to grips with your computer, finding new customers or improving the efficiency of your organisation. Our aim is simple: to provide the confidence and capability needed to thrive online. Small Business […]

HMRC: Budget 2021

On Wednesday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon Rishi Sunak MP delivered the government’s Budget for 2021.  In his speech, the Chancellor announced extensions to a number of current COVID-19 schemes, alongside additional support for individuals and businesses, as the UK continues to navigate the impact of the pandemic, including extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until […]

HMRC: Additional COVID-19 financial support announced – Budget 2021

Message from HMRC for employers As part of the Budget, the UK Government has announced further support for you and your employees. Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until the end of September 2021. The UK Government will continue to pay 80% of employees’ usual […]

Support for your Bristol Impact Fund application

Support for your Bristol Impact Fund application from Voscur The Bristol Impact Fund will open for applications for medium and large grants this month. The fund’s purpose is ‘to build city resilience by growing the power of communities experiencing the greatest inequality.’ Details about funding priorities and intended impacts for the next round of applications […]

The second round of Bristol Impact Fund: Growing the power of communities

Following the decision at last night’s Cabinet meeting to approve the second round of Bristol Impact Fund, we will be holding a number of events where you can come and find out more.  We will be presenting a broad overview of Bristol Impact Fund: Growing the power of communities, its priorities as well information on […]

DWP News: Touchbase – 26 February 2021

Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Easing of COVID-19 restrictions This week a four-step roadmap on easing COVID-19 restrictions was announced. From 8 March our safe exit from lockdown will take place in four steps; and at each step, restrictions will be lifted across the whole of England at the same time. The approach will be […]

Construction and Technical Skills Survey

At Bath College we are constantly reviewing the course provision that we offer. As an Apprenticeship provider we recognise the importance of guaranteeing that the programs that we offer are targeting the skills needs and demands for the employers within the West of England and beyond to the greater South West area. Based on this […]

Fancy Going Out? Hospitality Readiness Webinar on 10th March

Looking forward to visiting a restaurant, a pub or taking a holiday? For most of us, the answer is ‘yes’! On 10th March, Diageo, Springboard, and Movement to Work will be hosting a webinar from 10:00 – 10:45 providing their views and discussing their plans – a valuable 60 minutes for those engaged in hospitality […]

Bristol City Council Business news special edition: Celebrating women in business

This information is from Bristol City Council’s Business e-bulletin. Sign up here. “Gender equality is imperative for a successful and thriving economy. As a city we have been making steady progress towards this, and we should pause this International Women’s Day to celebrate and acknowledge the amazing women who have been making Bristol a better […]