Keynsham Business Forum

Business Forum events postponed indefinitely

Due to the Corona Virus COVID-19 outbreak, Keynsham Business Forum meet-ups have been indefinitely postponed.

We will begin to hold sessions again as soon as the situation permits.

In the meantime if you have any questions or suggestions in relation to the Business Forum then we would love to hear from you; email deputytownclerk@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or call 0117 9868683.

Useful resources for Businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic


Business and COVID-19 from Bath & North East Somerset Council

21/03/2020

We recognise the challenges faced by business during this period and this is the latest information about the support that is available.

The Government announced a new Expanded Retail Discount scheme for retail, leisure and hospitality premises in response to COVID-19. Under the scheme, eligible premises will receive a discount of up to 100% on their bill for 2020/21.

For information on eligibility please visit Invest in Bath’s Information on Retail Discount pages: www.investinbath.co.uk/news/expanded-retail-business-rates-discount

Government has also announced further business support measures which include a job retention scheme, new tax deferments and relaxation of Universal Credit eligibility criteria for those that are self employed. You can find further information here.

The Council’s Invest in Bath service is co-ordinating support services to local businesses in light of the COVID19 public health situation. Invest in Bath will be sharing further information about targeted business support and financial assistance that is available as and when further schemes are announced. If you do have specific concerns, questions or needs at this time please contact Invest in Bath on info@investinbath.co.uk and the team will respond directly. Alternatively visit www.investinbath.co.uk for the latest news and links to their Twitter and newsletters.

You can also read the full government documents in response to the impact of COVID 19 on businesses: www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

Keynsham Civic Centre's facade on a blue sky background 

In partnership with Bath & North East Somerset Council, Keynsham Town Council run the Keynsham Business Forum.

The group was set up to help promote business and economic growth and to provide help, information and networking opportunities for the business community in Keynsham.

The forum will hold regular events and workshops throughout the year and membership is completely FREE.

For more information or to become a member email deputytownclerk@keynsham-tc.gov.uk or call 0117 9868683.