Conference looks to future

Ambitious plans to double Dorset’s economy and create 80,000 jobs were among the key aims highlighted at a major conference. Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)’s annual conference also gave an update about development of its Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) during the event at Bournemouth University. And delegates learned about exciting proposals to capitalise on the county’s rich potential for aquaculture. … Read More

Positive outlook for Dorset businesses

Businesses in Dorset defied downturn fears with a positive outlook for the local economy in the latest results of a quarterly survey. Some 61% of respondents described the economic climate as good or strong/positive, while just over a third said that it was okay. More than two-thirds said that the economic climate in their own sector was good or strong/positive. … Read More

Dorset hits a record high

Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry goes from strength to strength with two new Platinum Business Partners

Chamber sets out stall for 2017

New campaigns to back entrepreneurs and encourage first time exporters were outlined when Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) held its annual meeting. Chief executive Ian Girling praised businesses for their resilience and positivity as the Chamber – the voice of businesses in Dorset – looked forward to 2017. The Chamber’s new office bearers and elected council members were … Read More