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From a back bedroom desk to international acclaim – Bournemouth lighting design studio turns 10

Michael Grubb Studio, the Bournemouth-based lighting design studio is celebrating its tenth year in business. It’s the kind of journey anyone starting a business dreams... READ MORE »

Swimming school founder makes a splash, winning Silver in prestigious business awards

Individuality Swimming Founder and Managing Director Kristin Maguire has won a silver award in the 2023 Best Businesswomen Awards. A successful entrepreneur and mother of... READ MORE »

From business partners to good friends, Steph and Shakira are ‘clicking’ in their new niche

Steph Lucas and Shakira Floyd, the founders of Satori Ops, have been on quite the journey together. Both hailing from Plymouth, it was a chance meeting in Poole which set... READ MORE »

YourSpace looks to lead a rental revolution for Bournemouth SMEs seeking office space by the day

“We want to revolutionise the serviced office space.” The words of Liam Etheridge, 20, whose team has taken over an entire floor of Telephone House in Bournemouth... READ MORE »

Moon circle leader Stevie is helping people create their dream lives through the light of lunar cycles

“It’s all about making a space for people to help them find a positive mindset, which will give them the confidence to make positive changes in their lives.” These... READ MORE »

Rosie is training a new wave of diverse & inclusive instructors to help more people get outdoors

After years running their training courses for majority male cohorts, one Dorset-based outdoor adventure company is setting out to address the gender imbalance and bring... READ MORE »

Money coach David hopes to help people have meaningful conversations about their finances

What’s important to you? How much money do you need to do it? For David Hole, who has recently launched his own money coaching business, these are two questions he... READ MORE »

Biz Gallery: Kate Adie kicks off launch of Lewis-Manning Hospice Care’s ‘An Audience with….’ programme

Renowned journalist Kate Adie was the first ever guest for Lewis-Manning Hospice Care’s ‘An Audience with…’ programme of events. The inaugural event, which was... READ MORE »

‘Over time enthusiasm becomes your brand’ says Darren as he looks back on his success to date

For Darren Frias-Robles, Managing Director of Whitefox Chartered Surveyors, his success so far can be attributed to two main themes: enthusiasm and building relationships... READ MORE »

Stuart and Sarah are taking a different view with their new estate agency

Stuart Warnock and Sarah Oliver, the founders of Wimborne-based Danehurst Estate Agents, are turning to new technology in their quest to sell properties. The pair are... READ MORE »