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30th Anniversary Spring Plant Sale 21st March 2020

We would like to invite you to our first major fundraising event in our special 30th Anniversary year, our Plant Sale and Spring Fayre on Saturday 21st March between 8 am and 3pm. There should be something for everyone! Many plants in 2 litre pots will be on sale at a special price. Lots of other plants […]

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Honour for Yellows’ night buses

STAR TURN: Celebrating Yellow Buses winning an AM:PM award are, from left Marketing & Promotions Assistant Pauline Foot, Marketing Manager Fiona Harwood and Sales Executive – Operations Jay Thornton Yellow Buses has been honoured for helping people get to a night out in Bournemouth – and back home again afterwards.  The locally-owned bus company triumphed […]

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BCTC Board Member appointed Ambassador for Lewis Manning Hospice

Sarah Ali Choudhury, BCTC Executive Board Member, has been appointed as an Ambassador for Lewis Manning Hospice. Sarah, the face behind Insta Curry Queen, is an active member of the business and charity community in Bournemouth. Sarah says, ” I am honoured and grateful to have been given this position for a charity that is […]

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Bournemouth based business showcasing ‘google maps for sailors’ grabs investor attention at Dorset Business Angels pitch event

A Bournemouth based business, whose marine navigation platform’s proud boast is that its innovative product is the ‘google maps for sailors’, has grabbed investor attention in their pitch to Dorset Business Angels (DBA), in a Dragon’s Den type pitch. The founder of the business, a former Google employee, is a seasoned sailor who described his […]

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ABOLISH MODERN SLAVERY

Due to recent local events the Dorset Police Crime and Commissioner has teamed up with the Dorset Anti-Slavery Partnership to offer FREE awareness raising training.  Modern Slavery, child exploitation and human trafficking targets vulnerable members of our community and can lead to criminal activity happening with establishments.  Hotels and restaurants need to take proactive action […]

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NOTIFICATION OF 2020 BCTC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING &  BCTC PRESIDENTS DINNER

Wednesday, 18th March 2020The Hotel Collingwood, Bournemouth at 6:00 pm The AGM is free to attend for all paid members of the Bournemouth Chamber. Only fully paid members are eligible to vote at the AGM, so please ensure that if you wish for your vote to be included please ensure your membership is paid and up to date for […]

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A Cultural Future for Bournemouth, Christchurch, & Poole

The BCP Cultural Collective is holding a session of speakers discussing the Cultural Collective – a link between the Culture Section and Business, Healthcare and Education. It is free, includes lunch, but registering is essential: https://bcpculturalcollective.co.uk #bcpculturalcollective #healthcare #education #business

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Radical proposals for Inheritance Tax reform published by All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness – comment from Saffery Champness

The APPG on Inheritance Tax and Intergenerational Fairness has published proposals for radical reform of the current inheritance tax system.  This follows two previous reports from the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), with the APPG proposing sweeping changes.  The APPG is advocating that many reliefs including Business Property Relief and Agricultural Property Relief should be […]

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Free Cyber Security Training

BCP Council are currently offering FREE cyber security and data management training for all Small & Medium sized Businesses (SMEs) in Dorset. It takes place online, very little time commitment from an employee, no obligation and there is a chance to win additional Cyber Security Consultancy worth £900. All free. The project is government funded […]

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