B&NES for Business

Bath and North East Somerset for your business

Bath and North East Somerset (commonly referred to as BANES or B&NES) is the district of the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset Council.

B&NES covers an area stretching from the outskirts of Bristol, south into the Mendip Hills.The city of Bath is the largest business location in the district, but we also cover KeynshamMidsomer Norton, Radstock, Saltford and the Chew Valley.

Bath is a world-renowned city which offers an inspiring and prestigious environment for business. Bath is named as one of the top places in the country to live and do business in, according to a new 2021 study. The annual Vitality Index, highlights Bath as the third best performing location in the county when assessed against a range of factors including the local economy, health outcomes and the environment. This follows two separate reports published 2020 which named Bath as the most progressive city in the UK and the second-best location in the country to work from home.

The world has noticed Bath's business potential, so we have pulled together some of the reasons why you should make Bath & North East Somerset your location for business.