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Hannah is encouraging more women into cyber security as she starts her career with leading firm

Cyber security has traditionally attracted a majority male workforce – but up-and-coming cyber specialist Hannah Baverstock believes that could start to shift in the... READ MORE »

Laura and Melissa are teaming up to host a ‘one-stop shop’ event for new and expectant parents

Dorset mums Laura Donegan and Melissa Maher met over Instagram as two business owners working for the region’s parents-to-be and parents-in-need. From there they... READ MORE »

Will is breathing new life into ancient traditions as he looks to get more students into boat building

The Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis is a hub of activity – and it could soon be getting a lot busier thanks to a new initiative spearheaded by Director Will Reed... READ MORE »

Poole-based dogsitter Keri is ‘proud’ to be trusted with people’s canine companions

When Keri Astill-Frew's veggie restaurant closed, she decided it was time to move away from her 13-year career as a chef. Having always loved dogs, she decided to start... READ MORE »

Luke is heading to Ibiza to launch his new villainous clothing label

This August, Poole-based clothing brand Infamous is set to Launch in Ibiza. At its helm is 34-year-old Luke Adams, an entrepreneur with a history of varied ventures. At... READ MORE »

Poole-based Lava Lamp inventors open new showroom with full range on offer

Mathmos, the inventor of the Lava Lamp, has opened its new showroom in Poole. The company has been based in Poole since it was founded 60 years ago by Edward... READ MORE »

Zoe celebrates decade of helping independent photographers gain visibility

Local PR consultant Zoe Hiljemark is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her business. For most of the past decade, Poole-based Zoe has been helping independent... READ MORE »

Olly turned his mental and physical health around, now he’s out to help others

After 12 years working in the adventure travel sector, Olly Leicester was feeling bored and depressed. “I didn’t really know where my path was going,” he explained... READ MORE »

“It’s like starting a new job everyday” – Rebecca loves the challenge of HR consultancy

“Someone said to me recently that it’s like starting a new job everyday and they’re not wrong.” Rebecca Gilbert, Founder of Headland HR, had worked in a number of... READ MORE »

On the road to success: Double appointment at family-owned coach holiday group

Two new managers are driving their careers forward following a pair of senior management appointments at Bournemouth-based Daish’s Holidays. Ronnie Gibson, already an... READ MORE »