NFBP – Business Support and networking in the New Forest

Town & Village Business Breakfast (event report)

A broad range of businesses gathered at Oskubox in Lymington to discuss practical measures to improve the vibrancy of town and village centres.

Attendees enjoyed a Nordic style breakfast as per Oskubox’s speciality before hearing from business owner Oddny about how the business was created and the challenges she has faced in the early months of trading. (more…)

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9th February 2017

by Matt Callaghan

Business Breakfast: Setting up a small business (16 March 07:30am)

One of the many topics raised at last year’s Wicked Issues breakfast was knowing where to begin when starting a business. This can be a particularly daunting prospect, particularly when there’s so much to consider at the same time as actually trying to produce your product/service.

The presentation will be led by Catherine Maxfield who heads the commercial team at NFBP member business Eric Robinson Solicitors. (more…)

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9th February 2017

by Natasha Davies

Funding boost to benefit Waterside businesses

Business in the Waterside area of the New Forest can benefit from a new £5m funding pot made available through the Solent Growth Fund.

The funds will be administered by Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and will be delivered in two distinct funding streams. A £3.2m Capital Investment Fund and a £1.8m Small Business Programme, which has been supported by a £1m investment from the European Regional Development Fund. (more…)

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8th February 2017

by Matt Callaghan