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Businesses and consumers to be given increased protections from criminal activity

Major upgrade of Companies House register aimed at tackling misuse and ensuring its accuracy As part of reforms, business owners will benefit from new protections from fraud New package of measures will boost the reputation of the UK’s business environment …

Inspiring Enterprise project awarded £1.4 million extension

A project helping unemployed people to become self-employed has been awarded an additional £1.4 million from the National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund to continue its life-changing work in the Hampshire and Surrey area. The WSX Enterprise–led project, …

Opening of business applications for the new UK Investment Support Directory

UK businesses can now apply to be included on a list of businesses able to support overseas firms to set up or expand in the UK. A refresh of the former UK Advisory Network, the UK Investment Support Directory will …

New Solent region collaboration to host ‘business without borders’ growth event

Solent region businesses will have the chance to learn about new opportunities for UK and global growth and expansion at a new business event on Wednesday 19 June at the Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl, Hedge End. The ‘Winning …

Winning in the Solent Region #WISR2019

Supporting Businesses in 21st Century: Digital Skills and Capability

As business support organisations across Hampshire target resources at helping to improve the digital skills and capability of the small businesses we work with,  what are we doing to harness the latest digital tools and techniques ourselves?   With recent reports …

WSX Enterprise Delivery & Impact 2018

WSX Enterprise is a well-established company, staffed by experienced, inspirational business experts. Whatever stage you’re at in your business, if you receive support, advice and inspiration you’re far more likely to achieve what you’re aiming for. This is the reason …

Funding from EU programmes guaranteed until the end of 2020

UK organisations that secure funding through EU programmes, from now until the end of 2020, will be guaranteed by the UK government even in a no deal scenario. Businesses, universities and local organisations were assured today (24 July 2018) that …

The Dorset Growth Hub helps Cable First be a UK first

A Poole-based manufacturing company has become the first in the UK to buy a machine that prints with metal – with support from The Dorset Growth Hub. Cable First invested around £1m in the revolutionary Japanese-made Sodick OPM250L, which it …

Spotlight on the Marine Sector at Dorset Growth Hub’s Business Bootcamp!

Dorset Growth Hub in partnership with Dorset Engineering and Manufacturing Cluster are hosting a Marine Business ‘Bootcamp’ on the afternoon of Tuesday 5th June, as part of the Poole Maritime Festival Business Programme. This free to attend event will explore …

Spotlight on the Marine Sector at Dorset Growth Hub’s Business Bootcamp!

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 …