Dorset Chamber urges Chancellor to back business

Commenting ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget and Spending Review on Wednesday, 27 October 2021, Dorset Chamber chief executive Ian Girling said: “Clearly we are at a critical point in our economic recovery from the pandemic. “Supply chain problems persist and...

Businesses urged to talk about the menopause

A game changing business campaign is being launched by Dorset Chamber to break down barriers surrounding the menopause in the workplace. Dorset Chamber is leading the way with the bold initiative to raise awareness about the issue – how it can affect women’s health...

Caron is new president at Dorset Chamber

New Dorset Chamber president Caron Khan hailed the county’s ‘bold and brave businesses’ during a historic AGM. She took the chain of office when the chamber – Dorset’s leading business support organisation – held its annual meeting virtually for the first time. Nearly...

Dorset Chamber and BCC react to latest trade figures

Exporters in Dorset are being urged to take advantage of help available after the release of new trade figures. The ONS UK-EU statistics for January 2021 showed a drop of 40 per cent. Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Suren Thiru said: “While...

Battens law firm in change of ownership

Leading South West law firm Battens Solicitors has today announced a change of ownership. After many years as majority shareholders, Chairman David Stephens and Commercial Property director Ray Edwards, will step down with five of Battens’ senior solicitors becoming...

Dorset Chamber reaction to Chancellor’s Budget

Chamber chief executive Ian Girling said: “There’s much to welcome in this bounceback Budget and it shows that the Chancellor has listened to business. “Its business-friendly measures will stoke confidence, create greater clarity about the way forward and give hope...

Free Britvic Stock & Equipment offers!

Regency purchasing have secured exclusive Free Stock and Equipment deals with our brand owner partner, Britvic. The Post Mix deal is available to new stockists for Pepsi, and the Chiller cabinet deals are available to businesses that have the space to utilise them and...

Businesses urged to be proactive on coronavirus

Dorset Chamber has urged businesses to take action to prepare for the potential impact of the coronavirus. It called for firms to consider contingency plans so they are ready for a wider outbreak or if the disease develops into a pandemic. The Chamber, Dorset’s...

Weymouth Food Festival

Weymouth Food Festival is coming to Lodmoor Country Park on Saturday the 1st (10 am – 7 pm) and Sunday the 2nd (10 am – 5 pm) of August 2020. Featuring a variety of artisan food/drink producers, arts and craft vendors, a live music stage, an events arena...

70th anniversary year for the Dorset Chamber

Businesses hailed a landmark 70th anniversary year for the Dorset Chamber when the organisation held its annual meeting. Nearly 60 members – a record number in recent years – packed the event when officers were elected and the organisation’s ambitious business plan...

Dorset Chamber’s new Life Skills Project

Business people have volunteered to act as mentors to help transform the lives of disadvantaged youngsters in Dorset. They signed up for the scheme to offer guidance to young people in care, which is the first initiative to be organised under the Dorset Chamber’s new...

MKM Building supplies offers local discount

Here at MKM, we offer local businesses your own cash account for your employees to use, in return your employees get preferential rates on our full range of products, Landscaping, Plumbing and Heating, Electrical, Kitchens and Bathrooms. To be able to qualify for this...

Nettl Wall Art

We recently created a wall mural for Holy Trinity School featuring the children’s artwork scanned onto a 5m wall graphic…
Nothe Fort Senior Volunteer opportunities

Nothe Fort Senior Volunteer opportunities

Senior Opportunities for Volunteers at Nothe Fort Nothe Fort is perhaps Weymouth’s most popular visitor attraction with 50,000 visitors a year. It is managed by eight paid staff and over 100 volunteers, and is an accredited museum. It is operated as a Charity by...

Businesses back care lifeline

Dorset Chamber has launched a groundbreaking fund to transform the life chances of disadvantaged young people in care. It has founded ‘Dorset Chamber Life Skills’ as one of the crowning initiatives of commemorations to mark its 70th anniversary in 2019. The fund will...

Speak up for business

Firms in Dorset are being urged to help make business’s voice heard in the corridors of power. The Dorset Chamber has opened its latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), to take the temperature of business and pinpoint key issues. Dorset responses will be added to...
New Weymouth Tourist Information Centre

New Weymouth Tourist Information Centre

We are delighted to announce the opening of a new Tourist Information Centre, forming part of our new office on 3 King St in Weymouth. We are located just yards from Weymouth Beach and The Jubilee Clock Tower. We invite anyone who wants to advertise their tourist...
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