Senior living

Care home staff to receive 5.7% pay rise as thanks for their dedication during pandemic

Staff at Encore Care Homes are to receive a 5.7 per cent pay rise from this month as a ‘thank you’ for their ongoing... READ MORE »

ThinCats backs luxury care home operator with £7.6m refinance and growth funding package

A provider of high-end care homes in Dorset has secured a £7.6m refinance and growth funding package. ThinCats, the alternative... READ MORE »

Heady success: Second mobile barber shop hits the road with three more planned in next year

A second mobile barber shop has taken to the road less than six months after the first was launched to widespread acclaim.... READ MORE »

All ears as family hearing business celebrates 20th birthday by expanding specialist services

A family-run hearing business marked its 20th anniversary year by launching a sister venture. The Microsuction Company offers... READ MORE »

Surviving Winter appeal launches amid fears of a ‘perfect storm’ of rising energy & food prices

It’s been described as a ‘perfect storm’. A combination of rising energy and food prices. And, according... READ MORE »

Biz News round-up featuring Mad River, Dorset Mind, Yunex Traffic and Care UK’s The Potteries

Mad River go on safari to mark 20th anniversary An award-winning design agency celebrated its 20th anniversary by going on safari.... READ MORE »

“Very surprised and honoured” says Agincare founder about his lifetime achievement award

“It’s beyond extraordinary. “A little boy from Littlemoor in Weymouth has done what so many people can only... READ MORE »

Acorns to Good Oaks: Home care firm with 360 staff and £6m turnover marks tenth birthday

It began with two carers who believed they could create a different kind of company for people wishing to be looked after... READ MORE »

Biz News update: Porter Dodson, Institute of Hospitality Southern branch, Upton Bay home

New associates join Porter Dodson’s Employment Law team Law firm Porter Dodson, which has five offices across Dorset, has appointed... READ MORE »

Cheers! Kim is the toast of residents after her sponsored silence pays for care home’s bar

Care home residents can enjoy a drink from their own fully-stocked bar thanks to a sponsored silence from a popular member... READ MORE »