South West Region Launch – Thursday 19th May CiSP is a joint, collaborative initiative between industry and government to share cyber threat and vulnerability information in order to increase overall situational awareness of cyber threat and reduce the impact on business. Click on the Cert-UK leaflet for more info:   The launch will be facilitated

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The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and City of London Police released this urgent alert: “ONLINE EXTORTION DEMAND AFFECTING  UK BUSINESSES” ALERT CONTENT Within the past 24 hours a number of businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from a group calling themselves ‘RepKiller Team’. Method of Attack The group have sent emails demanding payment

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Exercise Koala 2016 will take place next week (week commencing 7th March) This is a Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) exercise to test the emergency notification chain in the event of a large scale industrial incident on Severnside. The exercise involves 2 test emergency calls and the cascade to all emergency responding agencies involved

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Starting on Thursday Jan. 21st we’re introducing SevernNet Business Breakfasts. They will be a regular monthly opportunity to meet your neighbours – local businesses from across the area – large and small – share information and get to know each other better. The Bristol Port Company has kindly offered to host the first breakfast event and provide

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Department of Communities and Local Government announced today the successful partnerships across the country to become Coastal Communities Teams. This includes the SevernNet Working Coastal Community Team which brings together partners including the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area coastal villages and industrial estates. Our aim is to strengthen and improve relationships, and to develop an economic plan

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Interested in finding out how others are saving energy? Need to implement ESOS within your business? Or considering ISO50001? Have you surplus resources (waste) costing you money? Like to meet other like minded people across the area with responsibility for environment, health and safety? If the answer to any of these is ‘yes’ then come

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Nisbets is the UK’s largest supplier of catering equipment. The company is based in Avonmouth and currently has nearly 1000 employees across the UK. Nisbets also has offices in Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain and Australia and its export division ships to over 100 countries worldwide. Nisbets and their design and planning team are bringing

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  If you know anyone who would like to train alongside GKN Aerospace’s highly-skilled workforce, they are offering Advanced and Technician Apprenticeships at their Filton and Western Approach facilities near Bristol. Come along to an Information Evening on Thursday 29th Jan from 16:00 -19:00 at BAWA, Southmead Road. Apprenticeship applications (via the website) close on 20th Feb 2015. Download more

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Kings Weston House hosted a lively event on Wednesday 12th November, discussing employment challenges across Portbury, Avonmouth and Severnside … principally being able to get people to work across the area, improve the availability of employees with the right skills and attitudes to work and the employment chances for local residents! Organised by SevernNet and

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