Careers & Skills Films

Part 1: Local Business

Business owners in North Somerset tell us what skills they are looking for in the people they employ, and why they chose to set up their business in the local area.


James Cox

Public Affairs Manager, Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is the commercial airport serving the city of Bristol, and the surrounding area.


Gamu Matarira

Founder and CEO, Gen A Consultancy

Generation Africa Consultancy is EMEA’s trusted specialist in internationalising businesses with a focus on Africa. Connecting socially conscious global businesses to trusted local markets, Gen A is responding to a growing need for intra-African trade and accompanying global opportunities by translating businesses between cultures.


Joe Bambridge

Managing Director, Next Theme Marketing

We work with local businesses in Weston-super-Mare to create the perfect website to help their business thrive online through bespoke web design and digital marketing.


Jemma Coles

Director of Operations, The Stable

The Stable is a creative workspace aimed at supporting start up businesses in North Somerset. We are currently home to Artists and Makers, Digi Tech Wizards, Film and Media Geeks, Health and Wellbeing Practitioners, Design and Build Engineers, Foodies, Writers, a whole array of excellent Project Managers and a lot of exciting hot deskers, who come and go as they please.


Andrew Scott

CEO, Ascot Group

Founded in 2004 by award winning entrepreneur Andrew Scott, the Ascot Group is one of the UK’s leading marketing,  media and technology groups with offices in London and Weston-super-Mare, near Bristol.


Sue & Alan Hill

CEOs, Ash Life Sciences

Ash Life Sciences provides calibration, service and supply of a wide range of laboratory instruments. They maintain the calibration and service throughout the life cycle of any instrument purchased.


Pete Jarrett

Managing Director, Tutorum Technologies

Tutorum Learning and Assessment Ltd provides global consultancy and training around digital curriculum design, barriers to learning, maths learning and SEND.


Chris Patrick

Technical Director, Patrick Internet

Patrick Internet designs websites that achieve business goals and generate online success.


Jon Walton

Centre Manager for the Sovereign Centre, SPACE BAR

At the Spacebar groups of very capable students work with clients to produce the very best websites that they can. The students gain valuable project and time management skills whilst improving communication and confidence with every project that they complete.