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October 2012

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.


Yeovil-based aerospace company Agusta Westland has secured £46 million from the Regional Growth Fund, a figure that is likely to be matched by the company.

Cabinet Member for Economic Development at Somerset County Council, and Somerset 3D Board Member, Councillor David Hall said: “This is tremendous news for Somerset, and an exciting time for the staff at Agusta Westland.

“As a council we are working hard to promote Somerset as an attractive place for businesses to invest, develop and flourish; thereby stimulating our local economy.


A number of recent successes in the fashion industry are giving Somerset its very own fashion make-over. Mulberry’s luxury leather goods, urban menswear designer Jenny Schwarz, Duchess of Cambridge favourite Alice Temperly, Duo shoes and boots, and world-renowned shoe makers Clarks, are all making news for the county and highlighting its credentials as a hub for fashion and creative excellence.