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Paid work placements to be created with housing group, thanks to £50k grant

Bournemouth Echo: Lorna Gibbons

11:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A £50,000 grant aimed at getting the long-term unemployed back into work will help create paid work placements with Dorset businesses.

Will family-run business be named top of the shops in national awards?

Bournemouth Echo: Scape Interiors West

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A SHOP in Westbourne is in the running for a national award that recognises the best homeware and gift retailers.

DCCI chief Ian Girling: patrons give their views at Bank of England briefing

Bournemouth Echo: Ian Girling, chief executive, Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry

12:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LAST week, we held our quarterly Bank of England briefing, kindly hosted by Bournemouth Airport.

My business has gone global - and it all started with advert in the Echo

Bournemouth Echo: OFF TO AMERICA: Stuart  Wischhusen, who has built a business empire

12:24pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HE left school with no qualifications or prospects – but businessman Stuart Wischhusen has just relocated to California after his company’s profits grew 6,000-fold.

Born to shine: six women offered the chance to improve their lives – could you benefit?

Bournemouth Echo: BORN TO SHINE: Nicola Lowe

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A LAW firm is offering six deserving women the chance to take part in an award-winning career and personal development programme.

School leavers given chance to enter world of insurance thanks to apprenticeship scheme

Bournemouth Echo: TEAMWORK: Susan Reeves, standing, human resources director of Alan and Thomas Insurance Group, with apprentices Autum Chamberlain and Nick Magee

11:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN INSURANCE specialist has played a key part in an industry-wide campaign to find bright recruits through a new apprenticeship scheme.

Boss of pest control firm is handed Royal Warrant honour

Bournemouth Echo: Alec McGuin, MD of Ringwood-based Rokill

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE boss of a local pest controller has been appointed national president of the Royal Warrant Holders Association.

Operation Elliot: businessmen rally to help youngster undergo life-changing surgery

Bournemouth Echo: OPERATION ELLIOT: BC Club members with the Gower family

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A GROUP of businessmen have donated £3,500 to help a little boy undergo a life-changing operation.

Greatest challenge facing the care industry? finding good staff, say businesses

Bournemouth Echo: Greatest challenge facing the care industry? finding good staff, say businesses

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HIRING good staff is the biggest challenge facing the care industry, businesses say.

MP Tobias Ellwood quizzed by members of the Southbourne business community at event

Bournemouth Echo: IN CONVERSATION: Tobias Ellwood MP with business owners in Southbourne

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BUSINESS people had a chance to quiz their MP at an ‘in conversation’ event.

BID appoints Anna Chamberlain to support businesses

Bournemouth Echo:

9:54am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Bournemouth Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed Anna Chamberlain to a new role supporting its 760 businesses.

Electronics manufacturer soaring after Eagle takeover

Bournemouth Echo:

9:51am Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ELECTRONICS manufacturer has completed the takeover of another firm in its sector after a process lasting around a year.

Weymouth's loss could be Poole's gain on the high seas

Bournemouth Echo: Win two-night stay in Jersey!

5:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

CONDOR Ferries is set to move its operation to Poole next year because its new boats won't fit its current home.

Moving with the times: how using social media can help halt bookshop crisis

Bournemouth Echo: KEEPING PACE: Jane Roberts, of Gullivers Bookshop

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

INDEPENDENT bookshops need to modernise to ensure survival, according to a Dorset bookseller.

Prestigious award for Excelsior Coaches traffic operative

Bournemouth Echo: Excelsior Coaches traffic operative David Bennallack

10:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MEMBER of staff at Excelsior Coaches has picked up a prize at a national awards ceremony.

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