Breakfast to celebrate National Apprenticeships Week

More than 60 businesses were represented at our latest Networking Breakfast held in partnership with Weymouth College to mark National Apprenticeship Week. Weymouth College sponsored and hosted the event at its The Avenue restaurant – demonstrating their dedication to developing the next generation of young chefs and restaurant staff.  The breakfast, attended by over 40 Chamber members, featured several success […]

Nominate a business for DorsetECHO Industry Award

DorsetECHO has opened nominations for their 2019 DorsetECHO Industry Awards to highlight the many companies, across myriad sectors, which make such a huge contribution to our economy. Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate those businesses that make living in Dorset even better. There are innovative industries, both big and small, […]

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 […]

An opportunity to further education

As a result of a radical adult education budget rule-change, Weymouth College is now offering free level 1 and 2 courses for low-earners to improve their education and career prospects. From Wednesday 1 August 2018, adult learners who are employed and earning less than £15,736.50 (full or part-time} will be […]

Jurassic Coast Skills event links business and education

It was a fantastic turnout for our Jurassic Coast Skills Development Business Reception held at the Dorset County Museum alongside Dippy to further reinforce the core links between business and education. The successful event was part of a unique collaboration between Dorchester Chamber, Weymouth and Portland Chamber and Dorset Chamber […]