Safety awards triumph for SMD

A Poole-based metal decking firm acclaimed for shaping Britain’s skyline has won another coveted national award.

Dorset business in line for major award

Lesley Shand funeral directors in Corfe Mullen has been nominated for a prestigious award and is up against major brands including Marks and Spencer and Heineken UK. The business is part of Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors and was put forward by MP Michael Tomlinson. The National Responsible Business Champion award 2017 is organised by The All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility … Read More

Sony’s disposition recognised

A British soldier who served at Blandford Camp in Dorset has been awarded the rare Deputy Commander’s Commendation, which was announced in the Queen’s birthday honours list. Ghana-born Lance Corporal Nyame Ayeh Assuon – known as Sony – joined the army a decade ago barely able to read or write. Through his hard work and the opportunities he received in … Read More

Dorset funeral directors shortlisted for award

Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors have been shortlisted for a prestigious business award. The group with eight branches is in line for the Family Business of the Year Award, 2017, in the south west region. Run by Family Business United, the awards recognise the diversity, strength and depth of family firms. In the south west region there are 13 businesses … Read More

The award goes to…

We all like winning awards – it’s flattering, it builds self-esteem, enhances reputations and is good for business.