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Small Business Saturday!
December 2, 2015

Help get more small businesses working on government contracts on Small Business Saturday! On Small Business Saturday, the Government want to get more small businesses signing up on Contracts Finder for tailored alerts for contracts that suit them. If you want to find out more follow the links below SmallBusinessSaturday-briefing GCS Local GCScontentforSmallBusinessSaturday To see…

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Auto Enrolment for Pensions - Read more about how it affects you
November 25, 2015

Auto Enrolment for Pensions  -   Networking Event 24 November 2015    - Neil Pinney from Pilgrim Financial Consultants gave a very interesting and insightful view of the auto enrolment process and how it affects businesses. Slides of the presentation can be viewed here Auto Enrolment Nov 2015 The talk covered the timescales for enrolment and how…

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Get Business Get Digital
October 28, 2015

GET BUSINESS GET DIGITAL– a new service from Sedgemoor District Council and West Somerset Council  The Economic Development Team is pleased to announce a new programme designed to help and support micro and small businesses in the Sedgemoor/West Somerset area. The sessions are FREE and can be booked at www.getbusinessgetdigital.eventbrite.com More information can be found here:…

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Would you like to take your business to the next level? A free expert seminar on 18th November
October 28, 2015

Would you like to take your business to the next level? Are you wondering how it’s done and where to start? We can help. Milsted Langdon, Barclays Bank and Amicus Commercial have teamed up to host a free event featuring expert speakers on business growth. We work closely with businesses day in, day out to…

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Help with starting your business in China
October 28, 2015

Hello , With the visit of President Xi to the UK, China UK is proud to announce that we now offer a full service of creating WFOEs for companies wishing to enter the Chinese market. A Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (WFOE, sometimes incorrectly WOFE) is an incorporated  foreign-owned limited liability company. A WFOE is an essential first…

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Hinkley Point C - Agreements signed - It's all go
October 22, 2015

Work to begin on Hinkley Point reactor within weeks after China deal signed Work on the first new nuclear power plant in the UK for 20 years is set to begin within weeks after the French energy company EDF and China’s main nuclear operator agreed a deal on building the £18bn project. The deal was…

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Networking event 8th October 2015 - Read all about it
October 20, 2015

Bridgwater Chamber networking event 8th October 2015 The latest networking event was held at the new Mcmillan Theatre at Bridgwater College. The event was very successful with an excellent attendance and without doubt everyone appreciated the superb facilities and surroundings of the venue. It is a wonderful theatre and something that showcases the growth, potential…

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“Get Business Get Digital” programme
October 12, 2015

Sedgemoor District Council is pleased to announce a new programme designed to help and support micro and small businesses in our area. “Get Business Get Digital” programme includes workshops, mentoring sessions and one to one support in a range of subjects from accounting basics to marketing strategies. More information and booking facility is available here:…

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Newly renovated offices available in West Huntspill
September 29, 2015

The Forge Enterprise Centre in West Hunspill has newly renovated offices to rent. Click here to find out more: The Forge offices  

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EDF update on Hinkley C
September 9, 2015

An update from EDF about their building programme in France and their timetable and committment to Hinkley C. I would like to update you on an announcement EDF Group has made........

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£1m Funding Boost for Businesses seeking to build
August 4, 2015

Alongside the adoption of the Economic Strategy, Sedgemoor announced its intention to launch a new Business Accelerator Loan Fund for the District. Aimed at supporting individual local businesses seeking to grow, the fund will provides loans of between £50,000 and £350,000 to individual companies seeking to build new property within the district. Loans will be…

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Hinkley Point C Supply Chain Update
August 3, 2015

Updates provided by Neil Murphy, CEO, Somerset Chamber of Commerce Project Announcement It is with a real sense of pride that we hear this week that EDF Energy has announced that five Somerset supplier alliances, representing over a dozen Somerset and South West businesses, have been named among EDF Energy's preferred bidders for the proposed…

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Highway/Transport Improvement Works in and around Bridgwater Friday 3 July 2015
July 6, 2015

Download here: Bridgwater schemes update 3 July

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Updated Key Roadworks Schemes in and around Bridgwater
June 2, 2015

Please find attached the latest fortnightly update with information on key roadworks schemes in and around Bridgwater. Bridgwater schemes update 28 May

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Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce Hustings Evening
April 29, 2015

On the 14th April a pre-election hustings evening was held in the excellent Bridgwater College facility at the Cannington Agricultural Innovation Centre. The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing members with the opportunity to be heard and was therefore delighted to welcome the five candidates to outline their party views and answer questions…

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Roadworks Updates from Somerset Council
April 14, 2015

Member's may find information regarding the current roads situation related to the major disruption in Bridgwater. See the attached document for further details. Roads Update wc 06 04  

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