Promotion for Katy at Ellis Jones Solicitors

Regional law firm Ellis Jones has promoted Katy Sewell to Associate Solicitor. Katy joined the firm, which has six offices across the south coast in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs (Poole), Christchurch, Ringwood, Swanage and Wimborne as well as London, in 2017. A member of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team, Katy studied law and did her Law Practice Course (LPC) at … Read More

Chesil Sailing Trust set to benefit from epic fundraiser

Dedicated fundraisers from a real estate investment management company hope to hit the £20,000 mark after a grueling 160-mile London to Portland challenge. The 15-strong team from Knight Frank Investment Management braved driving wind and rain on the epic run and cycle to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. Proceeds will be split between the Chesil Sailing Trust (CST), … Read More

Centenary celebration is great success for Christchurch firm

  A steel firm looked to the future as it celebrated its past at a glittering 100th anniversary party in Christchurch. Directors of John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) held the centenary celebration for 300 members of staff, clients, suppliers and business associates. Guests came from across the UK and around the world for the extravaganza, including Belize, Ghana, India, … Read More

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 by developing a new academic building for STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) research and teaching. … Read More

Dorset Chamber and Local Enterprise Partnership join forces

Businesses are being urged to have their say about future economic growth plans after the county’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) joined forces with the Dorset Chamber. The Dorset Chamber, the county’s voice of business, welcomed the LEP as a Platinum Business Partner – its top tier of membership. They have joined forces as the LEP develops a Local Industrial Strategy … Read More

Samuel builds for future at REIDsteel

  Aspiring structural engineer Samuel Lucas designed his very own steel building on work experience with Christchurch firm REIDsteel. The sixth-former spent three weeks at the 130-strong structural firm as part of his BTEC Level 3 engineering course. He created his own steel framed building on cutting-edge software in the company’s drawing office before following his project through from beginning … Read More

Britannia boosts East Cowes car parking

Leading car park operator Britannia Parking has opened its latest facility in East Cowes town centre on the Isle of Wight. It has created the 48-space Well Road car park to provide much needed parking for residents, tourists and visitors as well as for commuters and ferry passengers. Short, long, overnight and 24-hour stays available on the site, which has … Read More

Facing Brexit with confidence

Businesses in Dorset are being urged to attend a top level conference to help them prepare for the impact of Brexit. Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry is holding the major event with the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership and Bournemouth University. Expert speakers will be on a panel at the Business Brexit Conference at the Hallmark Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth … Read More