Local businesses can help shape Dorset's economic growth

Local businesses can help shape Dorset's economic growth

Published by Maria Greenwood at 11:59am 13th November 2019.

Local businesses are being asked to comment on Dorset Council's strategy for economic growth.

A series of breakfast events are being held over the next two months.

They're open to business of all sizes and from all sectors.

It's a chance to influence Dorset Council's vision for growth and investment.

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There will be an opportunity to meet key council representatives and hear more about how the council's plans to support businesses in the area.

Business support organisations will also be there to discuss local business needs and networking and a welcoming breakfast are on the agenda too.

The event dates and venues are:

  • 27 November  - Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy
  • 2 December  - Dorford Centre, Dorchester
  • 5 December - Springfield Country Hotel, Wareham
  • 13 December - Amsafe, Bridport
Dorset Council's being told it could lose the county millions by cutting charity funding.

David Walsh, Economic Growth and Regeneration Manager said:

"Sustainable economic growth is a key priority for the council and we recognise that this can only be achieved if we are working in partnership with, and with support of businesses and relevant organisations across the area.

"The Business Breakfast events offer the opportunity for the council to gain views and responses to our draft Economic Growth Strategy. 

"All the information gathered will then be taken into consideration prior to the final strategy being published in the new year."

Places can be booked at https://dorset-council-economic-growth-strategy-events.eventbrite.co.uk