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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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Finalists announced in the inaugural Destination Awards

The finalists have been announced for the inaugural Destination Awards – brand new accolades celebrating businesses that make the area a great place to visit, live and work. A total of 42 Destination Award finalists across 15 award categories were revealed at the Lost Paradise Bar in Bournemouth on Monday evening (February 3). The contenders will learn whether they […]

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BCTC Lunch & Learn, 27th February

Lunch & Learn provides ambitious, pro-active business owners with the opportunity to connect with like-minded local entrepreneurs. Try a new type of networking- exclusive for business owners who want to grow their business and increase business performance. Join us for an exclusive ‘Lunch & Learn’ series for a really nice balance of work and socializing […]

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Yellows quit Poole Bus Station

Yellow Buses is pulling out of Poole bus station and will serve the town’s railway station instead. The company is blaming anti-social behaviour at the bus station for its decision, as well as a desire to serve Poole Quay and the historic old town. The move is included in a raft of service changes being […]

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