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Meeting minutes from 28th June 2017 A338 BIG Programme Stakeholder Group Meeting Minutes 28-06-17 Bill Riddle Chairman of Bournemouth Chamber attended the A338 Meeting and raised 2 questions: Has there been discussions with AFCB re their relocation and any impact on the proposals?- ANSWER- No – their destination has not been decided and planning not yet […]

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Dorset companies to benefit as £13.4 million support scheme launches

Essential business support worth up to £13.4 million is available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Dorset under a comprehensive scheme launching this week. The Dorset Business Growth Partnership is designed to help any county-based SME become more competitive in the market. Dedicated strands of activity will include pre-start and start-up support and improving […]

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The Small Employer – Support

The Small Employer Offer is a new and unique package of employment support for both employers and employees. It recognises the need to support small employers in a proactive and positive way and my role is to engage with Small Employers throughout Dorset and parts of Hampshire. I can do this by: Dispelling myths around […]

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Dorset’s Council Leaders reaffirm commitment to Future Dorset

The Leaders of Dorset County, Bournemouth, North Dorset, Poole, West Dorset and Weymouth & Portland Councils have reconfirmed their commitment to plans to modernise local government in Dorset, protecting frontline services and boosting the area. Cllr Rebecca Knox, Leader of Dorset County Council, said, “The Future Dorset proposal is about being aspirational and ambitious for […]

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Reporting Anti Social Behaviour in Bournemouth

WORKING PRACTICE – EPIC Reporting  1.         Purpose The purpose of this reporting mechanism is to ensure incidents of street anti-social behaviour are reported in a consistent and timely fashion to assist with action going forward with or against individuals. It will also enable a more targeted approach by officers as required. 2.         Scope This working […]

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BCTC Summer Showcase Extravaganza 2017

  This year the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC) is hosting a new celebratory event to kick start the Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival. Taking the place of the Baron of Beef event, held in previous years, they are bringing an enlarged Summer Showcase Extravaganza to the town. It will be held on […]

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Conor Burns urges International Education Forum to seize new opportunities that global Britain brings, forge new alliances, unlock unexploited potential and use him as a resource

Conor Burns urges International Education Forum to seize new opportunities that global Britain brings, forge new alliances, unlock unexploited potential and use him as a resource Bournemouth’s International Education Forum’s Executive Business Network, which was formed in 2015 to support the International Education Forum (IEF), hosted a seminar with the IEF members to discuss the […]

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Vote YES for continued investment into Bournemouth

Vote YES for continued investment into Bournemouth Dear members, As you may be aware, both Bournemouth’s Coastal and Town Centre Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are currently up for renewal. Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce urges all our levy-paying members who are eligible to vote to remember to submit their vote as soon as possible. All votes […]

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New Bournemouth Chamber President Takes Up His Post

Solicitor Martin Davies takes up his new role as President of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC) has a new President. Martin Davies, Solicitor and Managing Director of one of Bournemouth’s leading legal practices, took up his role at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting last month. Martin has […]

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