NFBP – Business Support and networking in the New Forest

Half Day Workshop: Business Start-Up – Thu 26 Feb 2015 – Brockenhurst

Half Day Workshop:  Business Start-Up

Date: Thursday 26 February 2015   9.00am – 1.00pm
Location: Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZB

Cost:  £10 Members £20 Non-Members join now for savings on all future events

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Thinking of starting a business?  If so, this workshop will give you a head start with some useful tips and advice from professionals in the legal, insurance, finance, accountancy and property fields.


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18th December 2014

by Sarah Willats

Marine Sector Business Breakfast – Tue 10 Feb 2015 – Lymington

New Forest Business Breakfast

Focus on the Marine Sector

Tuesday 10 February 2015 7:30-9.30am

The Haven, Lymington SO41 3QD

£5 NFBP members; £15 non members (includes breakfast) join now for savings on all future events

Delighted to welcome Andy Hindley, COO/CFO of Ben Ainslie Racing who will update us on progress towards the next America’s Cup as the speaker of this event.

Not only does the Marine Sector provide direct employment to a large number of individuals in the New Forest, it also forms a major part of the supply chain and associated sectors such as leisure, retail and tourism.


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17th December 2014

by Sarah Willats

Brand New Forest Broadband Event – EVENT NOW FULL – Wed 28 Jan 2015 – Minstead


Brand New Forest Broadband Update & Engagement Plan

Wednesday 28 January 2015 – 6.00pm – 8.00pm




Broadband is now a critical part of everyday life for all of us, particularly in doing business locally. Over the past few years, work has been ongoing to upgrade broadband provision with the aim of giving “Superfast” speeds to up to 95% of all premises across Hampshire by 2019, and at least 2Mbs speeds to the rest of us.

In the New Forest District Council area there is a lot of work to be done to achieve this and overcome the problems, especially for those who live or work in remote areas. (more…)

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17th December 2014

by Sarah Willats