Post Brexit supply chain cyber warning

Businesses making changes to their supply chains post Brexit must ensure new arrangements are secure, a leading expert has warned. Matt Horan from C3IA Solutions said new arrangements must be secure.

Giving business a helping Shand

The chief executive of Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry has hailed the investment and innovation made by a growing family business. Ian Girling had a tour of the new Lesley Shand funeral directors’ branch in Corfe Mullen that has artfully combined tradition and modernity. It is part of the Douch Family Funeral Directors group and the new facility replaced an old inadequate building.

All in the jeans at Ellis Jones

Staff at Ellis Jones Solicitors have thrown on their threads for the annual ‘Jeans for Genes’ appeal. The regional law firm has joined companies and organisations across the UK encouraging employees to don denim for the fundraiser. Proceeds are in aid of pioneering research and vital support for the 500,000 children nationwide affected by genetic disorders. Managing Partner Nigel Smith, … Read More

Chamber calls for infrastructure action

Businesses are becoming increasingly concerned by failing infrastructure, according to Dorset’s voice of business. Dorset Chamber has called for action amid the ongoing closure of Poole’s Twin Sails Bridge and the Sandbanks ferry. Both are currently out of action at one of the peak times of the year. It wants to see a long term vision for infrastructure in the … Read More

Chamber reaches out to new PM

Dorset Chamber has urged new Prime Minister Boris Johnson to put business at the heart of his new Government. Chief executive Ian Girling has written to the Tory leader offering him his congratulations and inviting him to meet business leaders in the county. Dorset Chamber, the county’s voice of business, has more than 700 members employing nearly 37,000 people. Mr … Read More

Barnbrook races ahead with relay

A Hampshire engineering firm is set to launch an innovative relay switch to target new business growth. Award-winning Barnbrook Systems Ltd has developed the one inch cube relay to expand one of its core product lines. The Fareham-based firm is also upgrading its market leading fire suppression actuators, which are used on extinguishers, cylinders and sprinkler systems. Managing director Tony … Read More

New Destination Awards for tourism excellence

Official new awards have been launched to celebrate excellence in businesses that make Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch a great place to visit, live and work. The Destination Awards are a completely new showcase for the great work being done in our part of the south coast to attract more tourism and increase facilities for residents. The accolades have been set … Read More