From elevating the Central South as a premier destination for work and life to leading with People, Place and Planet, we work with our Champions to focus on projects that will make a real difference to the place we call home. Issues highlighted by our Action Groups can be raised with Government via the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Central South. And because the future is green, our sustainability initiatives are designed to foster eco-conscious business practices and responsible community living.

Dive in to learn more about how we’re making the Central South a better place to live, work, and thrive.


At Business South, we are committed to making the Central South an attractive and vibrant place to live and work. Our Place initiatives focus on enhancing regional identity, supporting local businesses, and stimulating investment in infrastructure and development. Here, we showcase the region’s unique blend of culture, business, and lifestyle opportunities.

People & Skills

Our People and Skills initiatives are all about empowering the Central South’s workforce. We collaborate with educational institutions, business leaders, and government bodies to develop skills and create meaningful employment opportunities. From apprenticeship programmes to leadership training, we’re invested in human capital.


The Central South is ideally located with excellent transport links, and our Connectivity initiatives aim to keep it that way. We work to improve and expand transport infrastructure, ensuring seamless connections by air, sea, land, and rail. Here, you’ll find updates on projects aimed at making travel more efficient and sustainable.


Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword for us; it’s a commitment. Our projects under this header aim to balance economic growth with environmental stewardship. Through eco-friendly policies, green technologies, and sustainable business practices, we are working towards making the Central South a model for sustainable living.

Action Groups

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We’re dedicated to boosting the Central South through economic growth, investment, and strong networks.

Reach out to us to grow your business, explore resources, or become a Champion.

  • 02380 518223
  • 0844 332 0131
  • Solent Business Centre,
    343 Millbrook Road West,
    SO15 0HW

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