WSX News Archive - December 2017

Website Design: How To Turn Clickers Into Customers

What stops customers buying from you online? Is it easy for them to find what they’re looking for on your website? Do some of them give up because your checkout process is unclear? These are some of the questions we …

Dorset Growth Hub Client Invited To Downing Street

DOWNING STREET HOSTS BUSINESS OWNERS FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Amelia Hooley who runs Dorset Growth Hub client, Southern Cygnet Swim School in Wimborne and other small business owners from the length and breadth of the UK visited Downing Street last …

Dorset Venus Awards 2017 winners announced

This year’s NatWest Dorset Venus Awards for women in business were handed out at a gala ceremony at the BIC. More than 400 guests, including finalists and sponsors, were at the eighth awards final, held in association with Mercedes-Benz of …

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill report released

Today’s report on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill follows a short inquiry to examine aspects of the Bill in order to inform the Committee and Report Stage. Core findings The inquiry focussed on the Bill’s provisions for converting the acquis …

Brexit: the October negotiations

What happened in round five of the Brexit negotiations – the last scheduled round in phase one? Did the EU negotiator, Michel Barnier, and the other 27 EU Member State leaders think “sufficient progress” had been made in the priority …

The European Union Open Data Portal

The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP) gives you access to open data published by EU institutions and bodies. All the data you can find via this catalogue are free to use and reuse for commercial or non-commercial purposes. Join #EUdatathon2017 …

Fundamental Rights Report 2017

FRA Opinions Diverse efforts at both EU and national levels sought to bolster fundamental rights protection in 2016, while some measures threatened to undermine such protection. FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2017 reviews major developments in the field, identifying both achievements …

European Network of Innovation for Inclusion

Action Against Hunger launches a new network at the European level to promote social innovation among social entities, companies, public administrations, etc. as a tool to create a more inclusive European labour market. This network aims to build a more innovative social inclusive ecosystem, …

Sustainable Blue Economy Call

Innovation, marine litter, cooperation in the Mediterranean – the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund launches a call to foster a “Sustainable Blue Economy”. With a total budget of € 14.5 million, the call will accelerate the implementation of the European maritime …

Consumers: Tips for buying safe products online

Products from all over the world, delivered to one’s door in a few clicks – that’s the advantage of online shopping. But what about the safety of the products consumers buy? Consumers have the right to expect that the products …

Online Consumer Safety