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Why Bristol & Bath

With a strong and diverse talent pool and world-leading industry expertise, the West of England is an excellent place for businesses to start up, scale up and succeed. Our global-first mindset, reputation for innovation and highly collaborative approach make our region a catalyst for business growth. With a population of over 1.1 million, the West of England is a place where highly-skilled people live, ideas flourish, and businesses grow.

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Where we are

The Bristol & Bath region is located in the West of England.

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Key sectors

We're one of the strongest economies in Europe and home to globally-recognised industries.

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Property search

Find your next office, lab or industrial unit in Bristol & Bath.

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Talent and skills

Discover more about our highly-skilled workforce and healthy talent pipeline.

Key developments and infrastructure

Enterprise Zones and Enterprise Areas are great locations for businesses that want to set up or expand in our region.

Built on innovation, creativity and inclusivity, each EZ and EA is home to a unique set of thriving businesses.

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Talk to us to find out how Bristol & Bath can unlock your business growth.

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Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the first #Pride march in the UK. We've come a long way but still have more work to do & we'll keep fighting for all our community. After 2 years we're excited to be able to March again & to host Bristol Pride Day on The Downs on the 9th July!

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The Department for International Trade (@tradegovuk) have released the UK's inward investment results 2021-22.

#Bristol & #Bath remain a top UK destination:

📈16% increase in FDI successes
🏢43 new FDI successes creating 1,081 new jobs an increase on both 2020 and 2019.

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NEW: UK job creation from foreign #investment projects hit a 10-year high in 2021-22 📈💪

Swipe or click below to see the highlights from our latest Inward Investment Results 👇

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