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Date(s) - 08/11/2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm



Oliver Letwin, Member of Parliament for West Dorset will be speaking about the economic drivers affecting Bridport and barriers to business growth, followed by a Q&A session.

Dugald Lockhart, Project Lead for Superfast Dorset will be discussing the benefits of superfast broadband to the local business community and how it will be of benefit to local businesses.  The presentation will explain how businesses can fully exploit the opportunities associated with superfast broadband.  It will focus on how to develop a digital retail strategy to increase growth and competitiveness in the future, what business and community groups can do collaboratively, examples of good practice and what support businesses can expect from the council and other government agencies.

Our networking brunch is only open to businesses and early booking is advisable.  This event is very kindly sponsored by Gavin Dixon Finance Solutions Limited. and Palmers Brewery.


GDFS is an independent finance broker business who delivers finance solutions to businesses.  Gavin has over 13 years’ experience working in the finance sector, and has worked for two of the largest finance companies in the UK, BNP Paribas Lease Group and Hitachi Capital Business Finance.  Gavin offers Hire Purchase, Finance Lease, Operating Lease and Contract Hire.  Gavin specialises in agricultural finance as he comes from a farming background.  His father used to be the estate manager at Ashley Chase Estate in the Bride Valley and has only recently given up farming his own farm in France.



Palmers Logo Darker Colours 2013

The original Old Brewery at Bridport in West Dorset is where Palmers still work to traditional methods with the finest ingredients. Methods and ingredients that have built their reputation over 200 years. Today, they skilfully blend these best brewing rules with scientific systems, to create five quality ales for the 21st century.  Palmers are among the UK’s very best small independent brewers and have been brewing fine ales non-stop since 1794.





Bookings are closed for this event.

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