Business South News

Business South Action Group Meeting Dates

Maritime and Transport Next Meeting: 5th October - Teams Regenerate South Next Meeting: 9th November – Teams Workforce South Next Meeting: 14th November – Teams Housing Group  Next Meeting: 4th December  – Teams

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Business South & Solent Mind Partnership

Ahead of World Mental Health Day next month, Solent Mind and Business South have joined forces to launch a new partnership aimed at raising awareness of the importance of mental health in the workplace. A 2022 Deloitte study* found that poor mental health costs UK...

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Talent retention remains major issue for marine businesses

Retaining talent to sustain the future of marine and maritime businesses in the Central South was one of the key issues under discussion at the Business South Business Leaders Breakfast at the Southampton International Boat Show. The panel discussion was led by Lee...

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Growing Together – FT

Business South is part of the Growing Together Alliance. This unites six leading employers’ groups to strengthen cooperation and good growth across different parts of the country. BusinessLDN, Business South, Business West, Cambridge Ahead, Northern Powerhouse...

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Hendy Group becomes Business South Champion

Hendy Group has reinforced its position as a leading name in the south by becoming a Business South Champion and its premier transport partner. Business South is the independent representative of businesses in the Central South which supports the prosperity of the...

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Champion News

Meachers expands with new faces and £1m fleet investment

Meachers Global Logistics has appointed three new team members and announced a £1m fleet expansion as it continues to develop the business. Southampton-based Meachers is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of logistics services. As part of its continued...

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Enterprise South News

Small Business Week at the Solent Business Centre

There was such a buzz at the Solent Business Centre yesterday when the doors were thrown open to the media, local councillors and business owners. It was a chance for them to see first hand the incredible business community that has developed in the centre on...

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Latest news from Enterprise South

Locase ( can offer grants of up to £10,000 or 40% of total project costs whichever is higher. Grants can go towards anything that helps reduce the business energy consumption so from new energy efficient equipment to fully electric vehicles (5k cap)....

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Successful launch of the Enterprise Club

Funding opportunities for SMEs were highlighted at the successful launch of the Enterprise Club. Roya Croudace, from Get Set for Growth, presented to business man and women based at both the Solent and Fareham Business Centres. Kevin Muldoon, Enterprise Manager for...

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