BCTC News



Taylorcocks September Update

Xero Update With the build up to XeroCon in October, Xero have gone very quiet on the update front. Word has it that we can expect some rather exciting updates to be released at XeroCon so we will keep you posted. So, what has happened in the past month? 1) Depreciation – There have been […]

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Plans in for Bournemouth Winter Gardens site

Transformative plans to rejuvenate one of Bournemouth’s most famous locations have gathered pace with the submission of a planning application. The former Winter Gardens site is the focus of a £150 million mixed-use proposal – the largest of its kind in the town centre – combining residential, restaurant, leisure and retail space with new parking […]

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Bournemouth Chamber proudly supports Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Chamber has proudly supported the 2017 Bournemouth Airshow. The increased footfall for Bournemouth Town Centre and surrounding areas, helps business, retail and hospitality sectors which we welcome year on year.  The Air Festival organisers do a wonderful job and so do all council and emergency services in keeping the event a safe and very […]

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A338 improvement works at Blackwater Junction East: Here’s what you need to know

Motorists using Blackwater Junction are being advised to plan ahead as of next week (4 September) when works to reduce traffic congestion in the area get underway. Works to improve the footpath and cycleway facilities, as well as the drainage system have already started on the Christchurch side of the junction. Backed by the Bournemouth […]

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BCTC backs Save the High Street Campaign

The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce has joined the Save the High Street movement sweeping the UK High Street Retail Sector. With independent retailers under threat and charity shops becoming a more common feature across local high streets, the Save the High Street Campaign, founded by Lyndsey King, is set to support High Street […]

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Plans for future link road will improve access to Royal Bournemouth Hospital and unlock major employment site

Bournemouth Council’s plans to build a new link road and junction directly from the A338 to connect with the Wessex Fields business park and improve access to Royal Bournemouth Hospital have been well received by business leaders and the Trust. Delivered as part of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership’s Bournemouth International Growth (BIG) programme the […]

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Taylorcocks Spotlight Aug 2017

Xero Update There are very few big updates to report at the moment, as Xero are holding a lot back to release at Xerocon, their cloud accounting event being held in London in October. 1) status.xero.com – Following a brief, and also very rare unexpected period of downtime on 13th July, Xero are promoting their […]

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Skills Support for the Workforce in Dorset – Fully funded training courses to help your business grow.

Micro, small & medium sized businesses across Dorset are being urged to take advantage of funding to train their staff or themselves to progress and grow their businesses. The funding for training, available until July 2018, is part of the ‘Skills Support for the Workforce’ initiative which provides support, advice and guidance, fully funded accredited […]

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Small Employer Offer Launched Nationally

The Small Employer Offer was launched nationally in April 2017 as part of the Improving Lives Green Paper. It has been rolled out to support smaller employers to create more job opportunities for disabled people and people with health conditions. Advisers based in Jobcentreplus will work with employers to create tailored in-work support for employers […]

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