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'Disruptor' company says bathroom 'pods' could be smart way to tackle housing crisis

A new Dorset company is aiming to grab a slice of a £100m market by supplying virtually complete bathroom ‘pods’. Christchurch-based Modular Pods International Ltd... READ MORE »

Dig this! Big-hearted businesses join forces to give special hotel a green-fingered boost

A Bournemouth hotel which is a holiday retreat for cancer patients and those with life threatening illnesses has been given a massive green-fingered boost. Eco... READ MORE »

Love is in the air as tickets go on sale for recruitment agency's Valentine 'Ball of Hope'

Four months to go to Valentine's Day but love is most definitely in the air at one Dorset-based recruitment agency. Mploy Staffing Solutions is hosting the Ball of Hope... READ MORE »

Smell the coffee then hotfoot it to LA to taste the finest Brazilian beans delivered by bicycle!

Staff and clients of a major Dorset law firm are now enjoying some of the world’s finest coffee with the beans sent by bicycle to its Bournemouth office from a nearby... READ MORE »

Expanding marine electronics company welcomes five new staff on board

Five new staff have joined Actisense, the Dorset-based marine electronics company. Justin Cohen takes charge of the company’s marketing strategy. With more than two... READ MORE »

Motoring ahead: Hendy Group is Company of the Year at 2019 Solent Business Awards

Hendy Group has been named Company of the Year at the prestigious Solent Business Awards. Paul Hendy, Chief Executive of the motors group which has 23 franchises and... READ MORE »

Closing event of Evolve Business Festival raises £28k for children's hospice Julia's House

More than £28,000 was raised for Dorset children's hospice Julia's House at the closing event of the week-long Evolve Business Festival. The fundraising dinner... READ MORE »

Be a buddie: Brilliant scheme bringing together creative freelancers could go nationwide

The co-founder of a Dorset collective which enables freelancers working in the creative industries to support, collaborate and grow together is hopeful the idea will... READ MORE »

Star-studded entrepreneur summit hailed as South Coast's biggest declared a great success

A star-studded summit for entrepreneurs and business owners in Bournemouth has been declared as a great success. More than 120 people attended the one-day event at the... READ MORE »

Motor group Breeze hits storm winds to record £488,000 loss (but turnover rises to £80m)

One of Dorset’s biggest motor groups crashed into the red by more than £488,000 in its last financial year. VW dealer Breeze Motor Company Ltd recorded a pre-tax loss... READ MORE »

Big guns roll out at The Tank Museum in celebration of "fantastic tourism industry"

Dorset's finest tourism businesses - from hotels and caravan parks to bus operators, restaurants and visitor attractions - have been honoured at the 2019 Dorset Tourism... READ MORE »

Quite a night! Full results from the Dorset Tourism Awards honouring the best of the best

It was a record year for the 2019 Dorset Tourism Awards with a total of 151 entries. The judges made 115 visits to Dorset businesses, more than ever before. For the... READ MORE »