Budget 2017 overview

With thanks to Albert Goodman chartered accountants, tax consultants & financial planners taken from their website here. Budget 2017 overview The main points announced and confirmed today were: Individuals Personal allowance confirmed to increase to £11,500 from April 2017 and £12,500 by 2020 Higher rate threshold to increase to £45,000 from […]

Astara B2B Thursdays

Astara Training will be hosting a series of weekly Thursday B2B events consisting of networking breakfasts and workshops aimed at enhancing skills for small businesses. There will be a weekly networking breakfast every Thursday from 7.45am to 9.00am at The Royal Chase Hotel in Shaftesbury.  There is no commitment – just come when you […]

Battens Becomes the South West’s Go-To Firm for Children’s Law

Battens Solicitors, one of the largest law firms in the South West, now has one of the strongest children law teams in the region following the announcement that Gemma Galvani‎, from its Family Law division, has been awarded a place on the Law Society’s revered Children’s Panel. The accreditation is […]

Disability Discrimination: Don’t get caught out

Free seminars on Disability Discrimination Discrimination issues can be confusing. Add to this the question of disability and many employers find themselves not knowing which way to turn. Often employers do not react correctly to issues of disability discrimination until it is too late. Local solicitors, Porter Dodson are offering […]

Don’t miss our Meet the Neighbours Breakfast

Book now for our Meet the Neighbours networking breakfast on Tuesday 14th March (7.45-9am) at the George Albert Hotel, nr Evershot, with members from Dorchester, Sherborne, Bridport & Yeovil Chamber of Commerce. The event will include facilitated networking and talks from Steve Bulley, President, Dorchester Chamber for Business, Sue Smith, […]