Chambers unite for town conference

Business leaders debated issues facing firms in Dorset when they attended a Town Chambers’ Conference near Dorchester. Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry held the event at Kingston Maurward College with subjects including the Government’s industrial strategy and new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules. It was the second conference […]

Help Sandra make a difference

Sandy Jordan, of Jordan’s Jewellers and Executive Committee Member of Dorchester Chamber for Business, is taking part in The British Heart Foundation’s MyMarathon – taking on the challenge of running 26.2 miles throughout May. The challenge allows those taking part to be able to do this in any way and […]

Growing Places Fund receives £9.7m to support economic growth in Dorset

The Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership – Growing Places Fund – has been provided with £9.7m from central government as a revolving loan scheme to support housing and job creation in Dorset. This is a repayable loan that encourages local economic growth in Dorset. It has been designed to unlock projects […]

Businesses to benefit from national £67 million boost for fibre internet

Businesses and residents of Dorset could benefit from faster internet connections after the Government has launched a nationwide Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme. The £67m investment will run until March 2021, providing future-proof full fibre connections for businesses and the homes around them. Businesses can claim up to £3,000 against the cost of […]