Businesses face direct cyber-threat

Businesses have been urged to address their cyber-security after new figures revealed how vulnerable they are. C3IA Solutions, headquartered in Poole, Dorset, was reacting after a survey showed that only a quarter of firms view cyber-security as a top priority.

FAC hosts investment panel

Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) hosted a Dragons Den-style investment event for businesses in the sector. The National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) gives funds to companies to help them bring products to market.

New arrival at FAC

The new chairman of Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) has been named as Graham Chisnall. The highly experienced sector veteran has occupied senior roles with British Aerospace (BAe), GKN Aerospace and ADS. He replaces Sir Donald Spiers who retired from the role at FAC after almost 20 years. The consortium is a highly regarded trade association with members based mainly in … Read More

Business in place thanks to Dorset Growth Hub

A Dorset business that launched in January is already exporting its expertise – after receiving help from The Dorset Growth Hub. Inplace Interiors Ltd was founded by Martin Mason in Gillingham after a decade as Lead Project Manager for US office environment specialists Herman Miller.

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.

New boss at innovation specialist GovGrant

The company responsible for securing millions of pounds in research and development (R&D) tax credits for small or medium sized businesses (SMEs) has appointed a new chief executive officer. Luke Hamm now heads GovGrant, stepping up from his role as chief commercial officer and leading 80 in-house professionals and associate field experts. He takes over from company co-founder Jeremy Tear, … Read More

Barnbrook backs National Apprenticeship Week

Trainees at an award-winning Hampshire firm have urged other young people to consider workplace learning during National Apprenticeship Week. Todd Green and Shane Hutton of Barnbrook Systems Ltd have hailed the success of their apprenticeships as they develop their careers with the Fareham based firm. The 40-strong engineering and manufacturing company is backing National Apprenticeship Week and will be attending … Read More