Our AGM – a fitting tribute to Armistice centenary

This year Dorchester Chamber for Business held its AGM at The Keep Military Museum – a fitting venue to coincide with the Armistice centenary. The event, which attracted a fantastic turnout, also included an opportunity for members to sample the lovely Fordington Gin. The AGM’s formal procedures were held in […]

Women March to Reclaim the Night

Everyone in Dorset is invited to join WAND for its annual Reclaim the Night event on Saturday 24th November from 6.30pm-10.30pm at the Town Hall in Dorchester. WAND – Women’s Action Network Dorset – is hosting the night to link in with the UN’s “International Day for the Elimination of […]

Training workshops at Weymouth College

The Dorset Training Academy at Weymouth College offers half-day training workshops designed to advance your personal training and development. Courses include, but not limited to: Employee Motivation Time Management Presentation Skills ICT – Word, Excel & PowerPoint Customer Service People Management including: Management Styles, Capability & Grievance, Recruitment & Selection […]

Up to £8m EU funding available for growth and jobs in Dorset

New funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has now been launched, with up to £8m available for projects to support growth and jobs in Dorset. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) tries to improve economic and social cohesion in the European Union by investing in innovation, research, and support […]

Dorset Chambers Budget Reaction

Here’s our reaction to yesterday’s budget: There is much to applaud in the Chancellor’s Budget. Many businesses in Dorset will welcome measures to reduce the unnecessarily high burden of business rates on SMEs and moves to breathe fresh life into the high street. The increase in the annual investment allowance, […]