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What do we do?

About Us

We provide support and training to small businesses and start-ups. Keeping Independent Businesses Strong

Our Aims

  • We are a non profit membership organisation and aim to:
    • represent member’s interests to relevant government and quasi government organisations
    • offer members networking and other events where they can meet other members and people of interest
    • secure value added or discounted benefits for members.

Our Values

  • Values
  • Our values are simple but we believe crucial to our success and they are to:
    • create a comfortable, enjoyable, positive & supportive atmosphere in which members grow to understand to trust each other
    • have a culture of contribution, commitment & responsibility & to bring value to membership
    • behave in such a way that we are valued by & attractive to local business
    • improve members businesses by sharing knowledge & learning from others
    • conduct our affairs in a professional, diligent and transparent manner
    • treat other members with the same high standards one expects to receive & to be honest, courteous, approachable & do what is promised.


Get involved with bath the artisan market

The Bath Artisan Markets are gaining in strength and support with every event they hold. Could your business benefit from being a part of the next one?

click here for a trade application

Next Dates:
7th July 2018
4th August 2018

Bath – Local plan – input needed

Bath & North East Somerset Council is collecting evidence to
support the preparation of their Local Plan.

Local retailers are being encouraged to provide B&NES with their opinions and comments via an online survey. This will help our local authority to better plan for future retail development and the logistical support that is required to aide the process.

If you are an independent city-based retailer, please go online and complete the short survey. This is a great opportunity to be heard.

Please use the link below to access the survey.

Please complete by midday on Weds 13th June.



Small Business Annual Membership

Annual Membership

National Business (Independent)

National Independents
Intergenerational Mentoring for Entrepreneurs


Are you thinking of starting a new business? Are you a small business owner looking for help in the early stages of your business? Are you needing some support while your small business goes through some changes?

mentoring / support
support / training
Mentor Training
mentoring / training