Peter Douch steps down

After a long career that has seen him work around the world, the chairman of a well-known Dorset business has finally stepped down from the board of directors. Peter Douch has retired from Douch Family Funeral Directors.

Fax the way we like to order in our groceries!

A family-owned grocers in the South has seen a boom in orders thanks to a blend of old-fashioned personal service and online technology. Fifth-generation Dike & Son has bucked the retail trend by not having to furlough or lay off any of its 75 staff during the Covid-19 lockdown.

MP opens new funeral facility

The brand new funeral service facility in Corfe Mullen that is part of Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors group has been opened by the MP, Michael Tomlinson.

Hotelier reveals the secrets of her success

A leading Bournemouth hotelier revealed some of the secrets of her success when she gave a talk to fellow family businesses. Rosie Wallace, Managing Director of the Marsham Court Hotel, was joined by her brother, James Dixon-Box, for the presentation at the hotel’s East Cliff site. Rosie explained that the Edwardian Marsham Court is one of Bournemouth’s last remaining family … Read More