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Kickstart Scheme – Bracknell BID Partners with Activate Learning

We are delighted to announce we will be working in partnership with Activate Learning (Bracknell & Wokingham College) who is a registered Gateway Organisation for ...

”Creating A Wellbeing Programme for SME’s and Corporates”

Everyone cares for their staff, working with them closely they become friends not just colleagues, especially at these challenging times when taking time to think ...

“Creating A Wellbeing Programme for SME’s and Corporates “

Everyone cares for their staff. Working with them closely they become friends not just colleagues, especially at these challenging times when taking time to think ...

Kickstart – full funding for businesses to employ young people

The BID is looking for businesses in the Bracknell BID area who are interested in providing fully funded 6 month job placements for 16 – ...

Bracknell ‘Industrial’ signs identified!

A recent audit of directional signposts commissioned by the Bracknell BID and undertaken by Ringway, responsible for looking after over 50,000 kms of the UK’s ...

Welcome to Bracknell

Bracknell BID has its first sign installed thanks to Segro, who own the sign and have provided the site free of charge and Smartsigns of ...

Ministers announce new grants for businesses affected by local lockdowns

Businesses in England that are required to shut because of local interventions will now be able to claim up to £1,500 per property every three ...

PCSO’s named for Bracknell BID area

Bracknell BID has secured a commitment from Thames Valley Police to develop closer working relationships with the businesses across the Southern and Western Business Areas ...

Thames Valley Police Cyber Crime Webinar – Save the Date 2pm – Wed 23rd Sept

As on-line and remote working becomes even more critical to businesses and organisations, Police are seeing an exponential increase in Cyber threats and attacks against ...

Bracknell BID Website launched

Bracknell BID are delighted to announce the launch of their new website. www.bracknellbid.co.uk. The website has been designed and created by FNSCreative in conjunction with ...
A Plan for Jobs announcement

Plan for Jobs to help the UK’s recovery

The Chancellor announced a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country, give businesses the confidence to retain and hire, and ...
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Profiling the ‘Business Area’ and its businesses

Bracknell BID has commissioned a local photographer who has captured over 300 pictures of the area and a brand new web site is being developed to ...
Travel Survey

Travel Survey to help return

Bracknell BID has produced the first phase of a Travel Survey. This first survey aims to understand your anticipated phased return of staff to site ...
Email Phishing Warning

Genuine HMRC contact and recognising phishing emails and texts

Find out how to recognise when contact from HMRC is genuine, and how to recognise phishing or bogus emails and text messages.For further information please ...
Business help

Rules eased by the government to help businesses manage through COVID-19

The government has temporarily relaxed the rules for annual leave, business rates revaluation, childcare funding, competition law and other areas.The changes have been made to ...
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Latest COVID-19 Government Industry Guidance

Please review your industry guidance following the recent government announcements to help employers, employees and the self-employed in the UK understand how to work safely ...
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Bracknell Business area to find its direction

At a recent Board meeting of the Bracknell BID company it was agreed that the signage for the area needs to be consistent if it ...
Tips For Business Success

Simple Tips For Business Success As We Ease Out of Lockdown

TVBA chairman - Peter Smith joins Simon Hollingworth of the TVBA for a brief conversation on what businesses should look out for as we ease ...
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Have your say: Business Recovery Insights Survey

COVID-19 is presenting us all with new challenges and we are acutely aware of the impact it will have on businesses. We want to assist ...
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Bracknell Forest Council taking part in campaign for child employment awereness

Bracknell Forest Council Child Employment Team is taking part in a campaign to raise awareness of the regulations in relation to the employment of young ...
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Trade Credit Insurance backed by £10million guarantee

Government to provide guarantees of up to £10 billion to Trade Credit Insurance schemes for business-to-business transactions. The Trade Credit Reinsurance scheme, will see the ...
Support for business

Coronavirus support from Business Representative Organisations and Trade Associations

The government is working closely with Business Representative Organisations and Trade Associations to support the national response to coronavirus. A list of organisations are made ...
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Travel to Work in Bracknell podcast

Phillip Burke - Senior Transport Coordinator for Bracknell Forest Council has put together a podcast concerning getting to and from work as travel restrictions ease. ...

A3095 highway improvements – work to start 15th June

Bracknell Forest Council has been successful in securing funds to undertake improvement work to the A3095 Crowthorne Road at the Hanworth and Golden Retriever roundabouts. ...

Legionnaires’ disease warning

 Businesses are being urged to carry out vital safety processes to their water systems to avoid increasing the risk of Legionnaires’ disease as they reopen ...

Flexible working and productivity – The New Normal

Bob Collis (Chair of the Bracknell Forest Economic and Skills Development Partnership) has released a podcast explaining how you can use flexible working initiatives to ...
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PPE suppliers in the UK

The Government has announced further guidelines regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the use of it in getting the country back to work.Now is the ...

Furlough Scheme Extended until October

 The Chancellor has announced that the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October. Furloughed workers across UK will continue to ...

Bracknell BID Fraud and Cyber Crime Guidance

Bracknell BID is happy to provide advice and guidance for individuals and their businesses on how to deal with COVID-19 related malicious cyber activity. Unfortunately, ...

Bounce Back Loans Scheme Announced

The government is launching a new fast-track finance scheme which will allow businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 with the money being accessible within ...

Billion-pound support package for innovative firms hit by coronavirus

Have you, or are you developing an innovative new product or service? Innovation doesn’t have to be the next new IPhone or driver-less car...Deliveroo – ...

The Future Fund

The Future Fund will provide government loans to UK-based companies ranging from £125,000 to £5 million, subject to at least equal match funding from private ...
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