Startups

Cheers! Partners toast estate agency which is promising to give back to the local community

A new estate agency is promising to give back to the community by establishing a foundation to support local charities and good... READ MORE »

Sweet-toothed Joe and Kalem, aka The Bonbon Boys, bring their Pick ‘n’ Mix love to your door

They’re called The Bonbon Boys – and they’re bringing their love of all things confectionery right to your door. Sweet-toothed... READ MORE »

Kate leaves her “secure bubble” to launch new freelance marketing and social media business

Kate Lawrence is living proof that there is hope after redundancy. The 26-year-old lost her job as a Marketing and Events... READ MORE »

Entrepreneurs launch new service delivering top quality Dorset produce direct to your door

A new online grocery store delivering restaurant quality produce, meat, fish and grocery products sourced from independent... READ MORE »

Jessica uses her furlough to launch a business, create a website and offer her help to charities

Jessica Wicks is one determined woman. Together with a staggering 7.5m fellow workers – a quarter of the UK workforce... READ MORE »

Samantha admits her new business supplying care homes has been emotional rollercoaster

What a time to start a business supplying care homes. Samantha Harley admits she’s been on something of an emotional rollercoaster... READ MORE »

Fin-tastic! Fish business born out of lockdown takes on staff and secures grant for expansion

Jon Morgan and Rob Milton are living proof that triumph can come from adversity. Like many, the Poole businessmen were facing... READ MORE »

New Pineapple agency looking to get a slice of the recruitment market with free placements

A new recruitment company specialising in customer service and call centre candidates is offering to place people for free... READ MORE »

Nikki’s new agency will work with brands that place people and the planet ahead of profits

A new digital agency dedicated to making a positive impact on the planet has launched in Dorset with a pledge to plant trees... READ MORE »

“We’re humans and we’re lovely” – company boss who hopes to change recruitment stigma

Toni Taylor is one very determined – and confident – woman. Securing a £20,000 startup business loan, buying the assets... READ MORE »