Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Business

Cut VAT for tourism industry to five per cent

Bournemouth Echo:

6:19pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

Tourism representatives are stepping up their campaign for the government to cut VAT for the industry.

From mushy peas to fish and chips: hundreds turn out for Fry IT trade show at the BIC

Bournemouth Echo:

12:27pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

HUNDREDS of people turned out for the UK’s biggest fish and chip shop trade show in Bournemouth on Sunday.

Food suppliers set to join forces and create 100 new jobs

Bournemouth Echo:

6:30am Wednesday 4th March 2015

A FOOD supplier in Christchurch is to become part of a bigger business following what it calls “friendly and exciting” negotiations.

The pictures of a deserted Dorset village that helped photographer pick up top qualification

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A PHOTOGRAPHER has become one of the best qualified in the country – thanks to a portfolio very different from her usual work with babies.

State-of-the-art interactive suite to open its doors in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

BUSINESSES and schools are being invited in to a Poole company to see the latest state-of-the-art touch screen technology.

Cheekyboo creator launches Kickstarter campaign to help boost app

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THE creator of a new app which combines dating and social networking is hoping crowd-funding will take it to the next level.

Looking for a new career? Join our Virtual Job Fair

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THE Daily Echo is offering an exciting new way for employers and prospective employees to find each other online with a uniqueVirtual Job Fair.

Secret to our success? Passion and honesty, say stars of food and drink industry

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

PASSION and honesty are the secrets to establishing yourself as a brand in the food and drink business.

Beales department store’s 'struggles are over' says buyer after £1.2m takeover offer

Bournemouth Echo:

11:25am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THE man set to become the new owner of Beales says the department store chain now has money in the bank to secure its future.

We can be phenomenal: tourism awards celebrate the best of Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THE cream of Bournemouth's tourism industry has been celebrated at an awards ceremony which heard the town was offering an “amazing” experience.

Conditions still challenging for small businesses, federation warns, as figures show drop in lending

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12:06pm Monday 2nd March 2015

REGION: The Federation of Small Businesses has responded to figures showing a £0.8bn net decrease in lending to small businesses in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Fraud levels highest for 12 years, report shows

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11:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

HAMPSHIRE: A dishonest former school bursar, a case of VAT fraud across four south coast restaurants and a scam dating website were among cases of reported fraud in Hampshire last year, according to BDO’s Fraud Track research.

Lego Movie boosts profits for Poole’s Merlin Entertainments

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

THE success of The Lego Movie helped boost profits for Poole-based tourist attraction operator Merlin Entertainments.

Chez Fred, Harry Ramsden and Lakeside - Bournemouth hosts fish and chip trade show

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

FISH and chips is still the most popular takeaway in the UK, with around 382 million portions eaten every year.

'Bigger losses and reduced sales' - what Beales annual results reveal

Bournemouth Echo:

12:02pm Friday 27th February 2015

BEALES'S last annual results before its takeover have shown bigger losses and reduced sales.

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