Typesetting letters

August 2011

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events about how being in Somerset can help your business grow - and provide the lifestyle that you and your family deserve.

Here you will find business success stories, key business networking events and more.


The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) is the trade association and representative voice of Britain's civil nuclear industry. It represents more than 250 companies and some 55,000 UK nuclear workers. The NIA supports the commercial interests of its member as part of a diverse energy mix for the UK including renewables, clean coal and gas, with nuclear at the heart of a low-carbon future. To learn more about the NIA please visit www.niauk.org.


A Somerset meadow has caught the attention of the national media this week. Named by its creators as a ‘Field of Dreams’, it could be considered as the perfect analogy for Somerset as a whole. As many people are focused on their summer holidays, it’s a great time to remember that places like Somerset offer the perfect balance of business and pleasure all year round.


Inward investment organisation Somerset 3D highlighted the exceptional business opportunities within the county to a group of high profile international visitors this weekend. This was part of a visit organised by the Somerset Tourist Association for selected tourism journalists and tour operators, showing them the wonders of Somerset and the many benefits on offer when visiting or relocating here.


The news that the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been successful in its request for start-up funds is a great boost for inward investment as well as businesses already within the area, according to Somerset 3D.


Hinkley Point C on the Somerset coast has received a further boost as West Somerset District Council granted approval on 28th July for preparatory works at the site. The third-generation nuclear power station is now set to become a catalyst for economic development throughout the county, according to inward investment organisation Somerset 3D.