HLK

A global cooperation combining Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP and HL Kempner Partnerschaft mbB.

Covering the whole IPR Lifespan™, our full-service offering is designed to ensure that our clients have their creativity defended, advantage realised and talent rewarded. Whether you need help with strategy, obtaining patents or other protection, preventing others from using your IP, defending unjust allegations of infringement, or with your IP agreements, we’re here to support your business in achieving its bestCovering the whole IPR Lifespan™, our full-service offering is designed to ensure that our clients have their creativity defended, advantage realised and talent rewarded. Whether you need help with strategy, obtaining patents or other protection, preventing others from using your IP, defending unjust allegations of infringement, or with your IP agreements, we’re here to support your business in achieving its best.


TLT LLP

We’re your business advisers as well as your lawyers, working in step with you to protect your interests today and progress your ambitions for tomorrow. With local, national and international reach, we draw on our diverse expertise to find solutions and look forward to create new opportunities. In an unpredictable world, your business adapts and evolves to succeed, and so do we. Bringing together our expertise with efficient processes and integrated technology, we’ll anticipate change to keep you ahead of your challenges. Our approach is for the long term, in our relationships and in the sustainability of our actions, and we’ll work with you to put people and planet at the forefront. Your success is our responsibility. No half measures, part of your team and with you every step of the way. Winners of UK Law Firm of the Year, British Legal Awards 2022


The Future Smiths

At The Future Smiths, we believe in the power of continuous learning and community support to drive business success. As a dedicated learning and development company, we are here to empower business owners like you to thrive in today's dynamic landscape. Our core value is community, and we foster an environment where collaboration, knowledge sharing, and connections are at the heart of everything we do.


IO Associates

Specialising in recruitment across the tech, digital, engineering, and government and defence sectors, iO Associates have extensive experience in securing the best talent to create the products and infrastructure of the future.


Tramshed Tech

Whether you’re a freelancer, early-stage startup, a scaleup with global ambitions or aspiring to be the next big tech entrepreneur, you might have just found your dream coworking space.

Tramshed Tech is an ultra-connected community of tech startup and scaleup businesses built with flexibility and innovation in mind. We focus on three core elements; flexible workspaces that grow with you, tech startup and scaleup support programmes and business skills training.


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Storm Consultancy

Storm is an award-winning digital technology agency, who take complex, multi-faceted business ideas and turn them into success stories. With innovation at the heart of everything we do, we help start-ups, scale-ups and corporate innovators take advantage of new opportunities in the digital and technology space.

In addition, Storm are involved in a number of exciting projects of both national and international importance, including the new national Institute of Coding and research into the ethics of Artificial Technology.

Storm is proud to be a Certified B Corp company!


FinTech West

FinTech West is the new name for Bristol FinTech, which has been hosting events in the region since 2016. Bristol FinTech was founded by a group of businesses operating in the city including Clarke Willmott, Pwc, Hargreaves Lansdown, Barclays, and Deepbridge Capital.


NatWest

We believe in taking responsibility, and that we all have a part to play in creating the world we want.

That’s why we’re empowering our 14 million personal, small business and SME customers in England and Wales, making it easier to control their money when and how they want to. From our branch network to our 24 hour contact centres, and from customer AI to our multi award winning app, we’re making banking simple and secure. And we’re making the most of our data, using what we know to be proactive and help our customers through the moments that shape their lives.

We’re supporting the UK economy by lending more to British businesses than any other bank. And through our Entrepreneur Accelerator hubs around the country, we’re standing behind the drivers of tomorrow’s growth.

Our culture is defined by opportunity and inclusion. We want all our people to be able to be their full selves at work, and to take control of their career destiny. So we’re providing great training, making it easy to learn, develop and progress, whatever your background.

If you’re engaged, proactive, and customer led, there’s a place for you with us.


iO Academy

iO Academy teaches people to code. Our 16 week Full Stack Track coding bootcamp teaches all you need for your first software developer role, with training from professional developers and a 5/5 star rating on both Course Report and Switch Up.

Want to hire a developer? Our hiring partner scheme allows tech companies early access to our skilled and motivated graduates, before they go onto the open job market. Let us know if you are interested in a new talent pipeline for your tech business.


Bath Spa

Bath Spa University is where creative minds meet. Offering a wide range of courses across the arts, sciences, education, social science and business to over 7,500 students, the University employs outstanding creative professionals which support its aim to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise.

Based in stunning countryside just a few minutes from a World Heritage City, Bath Spa University ensures its students graduate as engaged global citizens who are ready for the world of work. In fact, 93 per cent of graduates find themselves in work or further study within six months.