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Bournemouth Council – Chris Shephard

Chris worked his way through University College London, running Sunglass Hut on Oxford Street and Brighton, selling sunglasses to tourists.  He moved on to work in high street recruitment agency Brook Street in Victoria, winning top consultant and branch of the year awards in the process placing temps in Government departments. Chris then moved back […]

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Dorset business partners standing together

 Dorset’s businesses are standing together and speaking with a united voice for the good of commerce in the county. That was the main message from Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Business Partner Lunch. Chamber Chief Executive Ian Girling said: “We are really proud of our well-respected Business Partner programme, which is a strong portfolio […]

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A338 BIG Programme Stakeholders Meeting Minutes

Please find below the minutes from September 2017. A338 BIG Programme Stakeholder Minutes 20 Sept 17 We invite members to read these minutes and if you have any questions on the matter, please send them to our Executive Officer Sam Everard: execofficer@bournemouthchamber.org.uk We will then take your questions to the next meeting. Many thanks, Bournemouth […]

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Q4 Economic Survey opens today

The 2017 Q4 Economic Survey opens today (closes 27.12.17). Last month we had nearly 100 responses and this survey gives a great insight as to key issues for Dorset businesses (as well as being part of the largest regular national survey). It’s open to all businesses. It only takes 2 minutes to complete and we report […]

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A POWERFUL new ally has joined Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (DCCI) countywide business movement.

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC), the largest town chamber in the county, has signed up to the pan-Dorset affiliation programme to give the county a more influential voice and greater strength in numbers. The united front will help chambers fight Dorset’s corner as well as drive economic growth and support businesses. BCTC has […]

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New Tender Open: GDPR Audit & Training

BCTC members are invited to submit tender applications for the audit of BCTC processes both manual and digital along with the training of staff to be able to carry out the tasks sufficiently to ensure Bournemouth Chamber are compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation. Deadlines: Please register an expression of interest to tender by […]

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Free screenings to boost ear health awareness ahead of annual conference

23/10/2017 Bournemouth, UK – The British Academy of Audiology (BAA) has teamed up with Starkey Hearing Technologies to provide free hearing and ear health screenings for all at The Triangle, Bournemouth on Tuesday 14 November 2017 from 10am-2pm. People can also find out more about sensible noise exposure by having the volume of their headphones […]

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Sad resignation from Honorary BCTC member Chris Kelu from Bournemouth Council

Hello Everyone, I do hope you are all well. May I kindly inform you that I will be leaving Bournemouth Council, as the Council have kindly accepted my request for voluntary redundancy. My final day at the Council will be on Friday the 10th November. I have worked, enjoyed and endeavoured to serve you all, to […]

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Taylorcocks Spotlight October 2017

Xerocon 2017 Before we look at the many exciting updates to come out of this year’s Xerocon, we are delighted to announce that Taylorcocks won the 2017 Xero Emerging Partner of the Year Award! This award recognises the emerging Xero accounting or bookkeeping partner who demonstrates the potential to deliver increasing value-added services to their […]

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