West of England Organisations
Business West a not-for-profit membership organisation representing over 6,000 businesses across Bath, Swindon, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Business West is the managing body of the West of England Initiative (for larger businesses).
Business West also delivers a raft of business support services on behalf of the Government – such as import and export and intellectual property advice alongside its own paid-for services.
Federation of Small Businesses– this well-known organisation is a key influencer at local and national level for small business. Membership of the FSB offers benefits such as a tax advice line, and 24/7 access to legal advice. It also has a comprehensive Business Creation Membership package which is ideal for people wishing to start a business.
Local contacts are:
Gloucestershire & Bristol:
Tel: 07816 453559
Somerset, Wiltshire & Dorset:
Tel: 07977 429671