BCTC News



Early warning from Saffery Champness that HMRC is to extend reach of MTD for VAT to all VAT registered businesses

HMRC has recently updated its Making Tax Digital (MTD) guidance to reflect that, from 1 April 2022, all businesses registered for VAT in the UK will need to comply with MTD and file their VAT returns through functionally compatible software that links to HMRC’s API platform. Currently, only those businesses whose taxable turnover exceeds £85,000 […]

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Update on the Job Retention Bonus Scheme

Further guidance was issued recently by the Government on the Job Retention Bonus scheme that will enable employers to claim £1,000 per qualifying employee. Further information is to be published in September but the details provided so far give details of which employees qualify, and state that employers can make the claim from February 2021. The scheme […]

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Transforming Cities Fund BCP Council – Julian McLaughlin, Dir. Growth & Infrastructure

£79 million has been awarded to BCP & Dorset Council for Transforming Cities Fund. See presentation below. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION

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Global Brand Communications’ work recognised and shared by HM Government

Bournemouth based Global Brand Communications have had their work with Hall & Woodhouse recognised by HM Government. The office of the Prime Minister used the Hall & Woodhouse project as an example of communications excellence. The award-winning Dorset creative agency works closely with brewery Hall & Woodhouse and was tasked with helping the business to […]

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Are you always looking for proactive opportunities to enhance your business?

Have you ever considered Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce (BCTC) being a spokesperson for your business? Did you know that our aim is to help local businesses to grow and thrive? Being a longstanding organisation with over 100 years of experience, BCTC have the ear of BCP Council and many other key stakeholder organisations […]

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New ticketing system from AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth has introduced a new ticketing platform. The new ticketing website will use the existing AFC Bournemouth ticketing URL (tickets.afcb.co.uk) and has been built with supporter feedback in mind. In order to assist supporters with the new website, the Ticketing Team have put together some tutorial videos and included key information below. Friends and […]

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BH Meet Up Zoom Meetings Postponed

Due to the extremely high number of virtual events taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic, BCTC have taken the decision to postpone our BH MeetUp events until they can take place physically rather than virtually and therefore be of more benefit to our members.

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Planning your summer holiday?

It’s warm, it’s beautiful and it’s nearly the summer holidays! For many of you this would have been a very welcomed time of year and particularly after these last few months we’re all the more eager to get outdoors, visit some lovely beaches and parks and stay at a home away from home – Bournemouth, Christchurch and […]

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High Anxiety! Nigel’s Wing Walk for Cherry Tree Nursery

We would like to let you know about our first fundraising event of the year! and it’s a big one! Nigel, one of our members of staff , is doing a wing walk on Friday 4th September 3pm at Compton Abbas Aerodrome. Nigel explains why – Whilst working alongside Volunteers at Cherry Tree Nursery I […]

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