Face to face meetings are not to be resumed by Dorset Chamber any time soon.
As people start to return to the office, the Dorset Chamber is warning that a wide range of new measures will need to be introduced to comply with health and safety.
A video conference – one of Dorset Chamber’s new Business Leaders’ Events – produced many shared thoughts on the challenges facing companies and organisations, and the further measures required to help them as the county’s economy emerges from the crisis.
With economic activity hitting a record low, Dorset Chamber has warned that hopes of a ‘bounceback’ will be dashed unless there is a clear roadmap forward.
The Queen has sent a personal message to Dorset Chamber.
To understand the impact of COVID-19 on Dorset’s business community, Dorset LEP has launched a Business Impact Survey, which is open to businesses of all sizes, the self-employed, and charities in the county.
Dorset’s voice of business has called on the Chancellor to ‘turn on the taps’ to pay for furlough leave.
Dorset Chamber has urged businesses to take full advantage of the government support on offer to survive Covid-19.
Following the Budget, (Wednesday, 11 March 2020), Dorset chamber chief executive Ian Girling said, “The Budget was dominated by Coronavirus and clearly the government is taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously.
Dorset Chamber has urged businesses to take action to prepare for the potential impact of the coronavirus.