Facing Brexit with confidence

Businesses in Dorset are being urged to attend a top-level conference to help them prepare for the impact of Brexit. The Business Brexit Conference, on Friday 1st March at the Hallmark Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth, is part of an initiative by Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dorset LEP Business Conference 2018

Ambition & Vision is the theme of Dorset LEP Business Conference, which takes place on 13th April (8am-10:30am) at Bournemouth University’s Talbot Campus. This free inaugural business conference will discuss and debate the county’s economic ambition and vision and is supported by the Dorset Business Alliance, a strategic partnership between Dorset […]

Dorset LEP report says Dorset is alive with opportunities

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has just released it’s 2017 report which outlines the partnership’s vision for 2033 – to become one of Britain’s core city-regions. Sustainability is a key part of that vision. To achieve it LEP will be focusing on the following five key aspects: Building a sustainable, […]