Dorset Business News Round Up: December

Dorset Business News

We’ve rounded up the Dorset business news, local HR and company news in Hampshire, Dorset & beyond – in case you’ve missed it!

Bournemouth Business News Local Business News:

8 Dec 2017
Sexual harassment: employers ‘must be clear’ on acceptable behaviour
Employers need to send clear messages about acceptable behaviour in the workplace after the spate of sexual harassment scandals, a specialist in the subject says.

8 Dec 2017
A company in Bournemouth has been named eCommerce Business of the Year.
Onefeed, based in Yeomans Way, took the title at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards in London.

5 Dec 2017
Chamber chief: Why we’re backing the super-councils plan
Earlier this year, the local authorities for Dorset, Poole, Bournemouth, Weymouth and Portland, West Dorset and North Dorset jointly submitted the Future Dorset proposal to the Sajid Javid, secretary of state for communities and local government.

5 Dec 2017
Bournemouth Airport sold for undisclosed sum to Regional and City Airports
It has been bought for an undisclosed sum by Regional and City Airports.
The Daily Echo revealed on Saturday that the sale by the Manchester Airport Group to RCA was imminent.

4 Dec 2017
Warren Munson, MD of Inspire speaks at annual Entrepreneurs Conference
The UK is among the world leaders for start-up businesses – but lags behind when it comes to encouraging them to grow.

1 Dec 2017
Poor investments are behind redundancies at local Dorset firm, 4Com
Voted as one of the best companies to work for in the UK earlier this year, Christchurch-based telecommunications firm 4Com Plc is thought to be considering as many as 50 redundancies among its 300 staff after reporting a pre-tax loss of £1million for the year ending June 30, 2016.

An extra £4.27billion in revenue could be unlocked for the South’s economy if home businesses could grow and move into commercial premises
A report, Unlocking the UK’s Home Business Potential, found home businesses in the south could generate £922million more in profits.

Hundreds of jobs are thought to be at risk at a major Hampshire employer.
The Daily Echo understands that hundreds of jobs could in danger at Palmer and Harvey (P&H), which has two distribution centres in Segensworth near Fareham.

Thank you as always to Bournemouth Echo
Thank you to Southern Daily Echo

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