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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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The BCTC Launches New Bournemouth Blog

Sharing the best business advice, The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce is inviting members to contribute to their new Bournemouth Blog. The Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce (BCTC) is introducing a new blogging portal on their website. It will benefit the local business community by allowing BCTC members to contribute innovative ideas and share educational […]

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Now is the time to move your company phone system to the cloud

Written by Ricki Hill So your existing phone system still works, it’s bulletproof and it’s been fine for years, right? Chances are this is the case for the majority of small to medium sized business in the UK. But scratch the surface and you will soon find a number of reasons why you should consider […]

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Peter Matthews Completes Term as BCTC President

Having carried out his 2-year term in office, Peter Matthews steps down as the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce President. Peter Matthews, President of the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC), has now stepped down following a successful two years in office. In 2015, the then General Manager of Castlepoint, took up the […]

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Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses in Dorset. We provide recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy. We can work with you to develop a bespoke training […]

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A338 ‘come and view the plans’.

During March we have been holding a series of public exhibitions regarding works on the A338. With just 2 events remaining, this is an invite to pop along if you haven’t already. Exhibitions will be open for viewing between 2-8pm with Council Officers available between 4-7pm. Wednesday 15th March Hurn Sports Club, Avon Causeway, Hurn […]

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Bournemouth Airport Independent Consultative Committee March 2017 Update

The Airport is on the up once again with passenger numbers rising and costs tightly controlled; this year they may break even or make a very small profit! Passenger numbers from April to Jan 31st are up 13.2%, Actual numbers were 606,000 against a budget of 535,000 with the year out turn predicted to be […]

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More than 4500 jobs and an estimated £200m worth of investment for Lansdowne, Bournemouth

Bournemouth has been awarded £8.5million to create a world class business district at the Lansdowne. Following today’s (Thursday 23 February) Growth Deal Fund announcement, the Lansdowne area will be completely revolutionised to become one of the South West’s leading commercial districts. Secured via the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, the funding will see major investment in […]

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