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Business - Tourism

Tropicana being considered for swimming a pool again

The Tropicana is again being considered as a site for Weston’s second swimming pool, but councillors warn it could cost as much as £30million. North Somerset Council’s deputy leader Mike Bell has revealed the former lido is one of the options being considered by the authority as it seeks to satisfy the town’s shortage of …
awards - Business - training

Smart Futures Training wins major regional award

An independent government-approved national training provider based in north Somerset has won a major regional business award recognising the speed of its growth and development in the past two years (October 2019). Smart Futures Training in Weston-super-Mare was named the winner in the Start-Up Business category at the recent South West Business Leader Awards despite …
Business - Events

Brunel’s SS Great Britain

Set within her original Victorian dockyard in Bristol’s city centre, Brunel’s SS Great Britain provides versatile event spaces for conferences, exhibitions, receptions and private dinners. Located in one of Britain’s most creative and innovative cities, just two hours from London by train and only 7.5 miles from Bristol Airport, the venue lies in a perfect …
Business - Events

Events at Eastwood Park

From its secluded setting, magnificent views and unique, relaxed character, whatever the occasion, consider holding it with Eastwood Park. Located in South Gloucestershire, the venue is aptly located for guests travelling from near or far. Known as ‘one of Bristol’s best kept secrets’, this stunning house and 200-acre estate is ideally situated close to the …
Business - HR

Family Friendly Rights – Change May Be Coming

The government is consulting on ways to provide families with more support and flexibility. These proposals could have a significant impact on the way employers have to budget for parental and family leave. Family-Related Leave In order to address gender divisions, the government is asking whether it is more beneficial to new parents to: Increase …
Business - Christmas

Legendary Longleat

Longleat, nestled on the rural border of Somerset and Wiltshire, is generally known for its sprawling estate, exotic animals, and iconic stately home. However, did you know you they also host legendary Christmas parties? Over the festive period, delegates can enjoy exclusive parties in The Longhouse event building for up to 250, or shared party …
Business - HR

Holiday Pay Claims Warning

Employers must take regular overtime into account when calculating employees’ holiday pay or risk being exposed to legal claims, warns employment specialist Kevin Jones. Kevin, partner at Clarke Willmott LLP, says all workers have the right to a minimum of four weeks paid annual leave a year and receive their normal pay while on holiday. However, it …