Business

Local business news and services

Gillingham High Street

Gillingham’s Town Team is hoping that a new street market will be up and running this August. The aim is to have the market on the High Street, between Barnaby Mead and School …
Dorset business self employed help viris

Around 5,500 businesses in Dorset have now registered for either a small business grant or a retail, hospitality and leisure grant, Dorset Council says. It is urging anyone who has already applied to …
Dextra NHS Gillingham

Gillingham’s major manufacturer Dextra has been playing an important role supporting the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic. Working within Government guidelines and implementing social distancing measures at its manufacturing site in Dorset, Dextra …
Dorset mentors

The support provided by volunteer business mentors through Dorset Business Mentors is proving ‘invaluable’ in the fight against business closures in Dorse during the coronavirus lockdown, the service says. Charlotte Bowater, the service’s …
business support

The Government has announced a package of measures to support businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Details of the support available can be found on the gov.uk website. Follow the …
virus dorset business

Dorset Council says it is ‘working hard’ to ensure that businesses in Dorset take full advantage of the emergency measures announced by the government on Tuesday to tackle to Coronavirus crisis. And it …
Sean Barrington Clipper Services

A long-established firm which sharpens and services clipping machines has moved into new premises in Gillingham. Sean Barrington Clipper Services now operates from Unit 13 at the town’s Old Market Centre following a …
Merck Gillingham

Gillingham’s hopes of attracting new businesses in the future was given a boost on Monday 18 November when one of its leading employers, the leading science and technology company Merck, unveiled its new …
business breakfast dorset

Dorset Council is holding a series of Business Breakfasts to look at its Economic Growth Strategy. The first event is in Sturminster Newton on the morning of Monday 18 November, followed by others …