Partnership Celebrates Business Support Award

The Dorset Councils Partnership has won the Federation of Small Businesses 2018 award for ‘Most Innovative Small Business Friendly Programme, Campaign or Project.’ The project that won was the Google Digital Garage initiative, driven by the partnership’s digital and economy teams.

Cllr Mary Penfold, West Dorset District Council’s portfolio holder for enabling, said: “We are delighted to have the efforts of our collaboration with Google Digital Garage recognised. Supporting local business is one of our top priorities as a partnership and a focus that we will carry into the new authority. We are delighted to say that we have a second collaboration with Google lined up for 19 October. As ever, the event is free and will offer an exciting and new agenda of digital training.”

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The Federation of Small Businesses hosts an annual award ceremony. The awards celebrate best in class local authority support to their respective local businesses community.