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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 …

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 …

Digital marketing trends for businesses 2017: Blog Post from Dorset Growth Hub

What’s hot in digital marketing right now? In September, the Dorset Growth Hub digital team went to London to find out, by attending the Technology for Marketing show at Olympia. Here’s a quick summary of just some of what they …

ScaleUp Institute Survey

The ScaleUp Institute works to make the UK the best place in the world for a business to scaleup and grow. We want to help you to overcome the barriers that may be stopping your business from achieving even greater …

What would help your business grow?

We would like to invite you to share your views as part of a survey for businesses and enterprises in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. The survey is being conducted on behalf of your local Growth Hub and in partnership with …

European regional cooperation promotes SME internationalisation in Hampshire

WSX Enterprise and partners from six other regions across Europe gathered in Aarhus, Denmark, on the 27th/28th June to identify ways that business support services can support medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to internationalise. This event forms part of the Interreg Europe …