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Economic Development
Monthly Achievements

This is running total for the NSC Economy Team to reflect the achievements for financial year 22/23

Employment and Skills


Residents supported

Residents referred to Employment and Skills support via Opportunity North Somerset


Paid Employment

Residents have moved into Paid Employment


Education and training

Residents that progressed into education or training as a result of support via Opportunity North Somerset

Businesses in North Somerset


Business Start-ups

Number of new business start-ups within North Somerset


Received support

Number of businesses that have received meaningful support


Jobs Created

Number of jobs created for local residents

North Somerset Film Office


Film permits issued

The number of filming permits that have been issued by North Somerset Film Office


Value to the economy

The estimated value towards the North Somerset economy due to recent filming in the area. Calculations are based on Creative England's data.

Case Studies

Yuliia is a Ukrainian Refugee who recently arrived into Weston-super-Mare.
As a result of the Employment and Skills support offered at North Somerset Council, within 3 weeks of her arrival she has now secured a paid job as an English teacher and will be able to upskill any future arrivals through the Ukrainian Support schemes.

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