Coronavirus is creating crooks, warns expert
March 27, 2020

Coronavirus is creating crooks, warns expert


Sick crooks are using the Coronavirus crisis to target people online, playing on their health fears, a leading cyber-security company has warned. C3IA Solutions said emails purporting to offer COVID-19 test results and cures and selling protective equipment have been circulating.

Marketing the Wright way
March 24, 2020

Marketing the Wright way


A pioneering marketing expert has returned to Dorset from the bright lights of London to offer his services to small businesses. After a decade working for some of the world’s biggest global brands, multi-award winning Tom Wright has launched the Biddable Media Consultancy.

FAC urges government for more assistance
March 23, 2020

FAC urges government for more assistance


The Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) has expressed its concern for all businesses in the sector and its supply chain and has urged the government for continued support. The industry was one of the earliest and hardest to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic due to a sudden slump in passenger numbers and already many jobs have been lost.

An opportunity not to be mist
March 20, 2020

An opportunity not to be mist


A Dorset-based pest control expert is offering a deep clean ‘mist’ service for businesses concerned about coronavirus. Paul Storey – aka The Pest Detective – has lowered his usual rates as far as he can for the foreseeable future. He is licensed to use ‘fogging’ machines with advanced chemicals that can sanitise whole areas quickly and thoroughly.

Gather golf buddies and help children’s charity
March 16, 2020

Gather golf buddies and help children’s charity


Spending a day on the golf course this summer could help make wishes come true for children with life-threatening illnesses. Round Table Children’s Wish is teeing up its charity golf day at Dudsbury Golf Club in Ferndown on Friday, August 14. This is the Bournemouth-based charity’s 30th anniversary year and it’s hoping to raise a record amount to help its … Read More

Computer viruses are also a risk
March 16, 2020

Computer viruses are also a risk


Covid-19 is not the only virus to be worried about if people are working from home, according to a leading cyber-security expert. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, has issued advice for home working to help reduce the risk of cyber-attacks. Computer viruses will be looking for new, vulnerable targets and are likely to target workers whose home systems are not secure.

Our experts react to the Budget
March 11, 2020

Our experts react to the Budget


Experts in their field react to the Chancellor’s Budget

Engineering art
March 4, 2020

Engineering art


A small engineering company that specialises in profiling and fabrication is becoming the go-to business for artists, sculptors and designers. Accujet Ltd, based in Upton, near Poole in Dorset, has created art installations and sculptures that are on prominent display around the country.

Raj photo albums come to light
February 27, 2020

Raj photo albums come to light


An astonishing pair of photo albums depicting the life and work of a British army officer in India during the first half of the 20th century has emerged for sale at Rowley’s in Ely, Cambs. The unnamed officer belonged to the Indian Army’s 28th Light Cavalry and there are more than 400 black and white photographs.

Tasty tender process is on the school menu
February 24, 2020

Tasty tender process is on the school menu


A Dorset catering business is serving up an easy solution for the school meal tender process. Forerunner Catering in Bournemouth has produced a free ‘tender toolkit’ to relieve the pressure on local headteachers and school business managers. Many schools are under the impression that, due to a meal service contract’s value and size, the procurement process is beyond their capabilities. … Read More