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Investing in the country’s future

Bournemouth University (BU) has announced a major £38m investment in state-of-the art facilities for the country’s future scientists, innovators, engineers and mathematicians. One of the region’s biggest contributors to the local economy*, BU is aiming to further strengthen its impact both locally and globally …

20 May

Rockley Watersports Announces Environmental Pledge

Following a company-wide beach clean at the three UK activity centres for Plastic Free Day on 8 May …

20 May

Trethowans raises thousands for local causes

Trethowans has raised more than £15,000 for local charities and its staff and partners have donated an additional …

20 May

Dorset Tourism Awards

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Centre host Dorset Tourism Awards sponsors and former winners The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm …

20 May

Olympic Sailing Hopeful Inspires Students

Sam Whaley, Olympic sailing hopeful from Swanage, joined Phil Whitehurst, CEO of Actisense, on a visit to St …

20 May

Honours for housing association stars

Outstanding contributions to the work of charitable housing association BCHA have been recognised at a major conference held …

20 May

Economy

British Chamber responds to result of meaningful vote

Responding to the Parliamentary defeat of the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Dr …

16 Jan

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Big squeeze on firms from recruitment, prices and cash flow

The British Chambers of Commerce’s quarterly economic survey – the UK’s largest private sector survey of business sentiment …

3 Jan

BCC comments on Brexit agreement

Commenting on the announcement from the Prime Minister that the Cabinet has backed the draft Withdrawal Agreement and …

15 Nov

Why it was time for Bank Rate to rise

It’s Been A Summer To Remember. A heatwave turned the UK into sunshine central: we enjoyed our fair …

15 Aug

Technology

Pass the word

A leading cyber-security company is warning people to choose their passwords carefully after research showed how obvious many …

10 May

We’re Excited About Home Cinema!

Poole based Living Home Tech, have seen their Home Cinema install business increase year on year. Thanks to new …

TDSi Exhibiting at Security TWENTY 19

Poole-based integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce it will be showcasing its EXgarde security management software …

1 Feb

WeChat: harnessing the power of China’s ‘super app’

China currently has a population of 1.37 billion people, who spent 91.8% of all time spent online on …

28 Jan

Education

What can we do to address the shortage of engineers in Dorset?

In June 2015 the government announced the term “apprenticeship” will be protected in law, gave ‘degree apprenticeships’ equal …

Superior team take part in DASH event

The team from a Dorset-based manufacturer of o-rings and seals took part in an event which aimed to …

10 May

Largest Dorset school STEM event kicks off with a ‘Big Bang’

The first Big Bang science and engineering fair for Dorset children was held at the Tank Museum on …

Enter The Dragon

Young Chamber was asked to help find four business people to take part in a ‘dragons den’ style …

Export & Import

Export Documentation Service – Important update

The British Chambers of Commerce and the accredited Chamber Network continue to work to avoid a messy and …

Funding on offer for international trade training

New training courses are being held in early 2019 by the Dorset Chamber with Government grants available to …

Preparing for a no-deal Brexit scenario

As the risk of a no-deal scenario increases, businesses are being encouraged to start reviewing operations in order …

Game-Changing Ideas For Products And Services: Apply For Funding

Innovate UK will invest up to £19 million in highly innovative projects with the best game changing and/or …

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