A TECH businessman aims to harness the power of cyber-currencies like Bitcoin to make up to a billion US dollars for charity – as well as rewarding investors.
Matt Hawkins – who sold his Westbourne-based company C4L for a reported £20million in 2016 – has spent much of his time since then getting involved with cryptocurrencies.

By Ian Girling, chief executive, Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Earlier this year, the local authorities for Dorset, Poole, Bournemouth, Weymouth and Portland, West Dorset and North Dorset jointly submitted the Future Dorset proposal to the Sajid Javid, secretary of state for communities and local government.


LUSH is spending £13million on creating a “test bed for ideas and innovation” in Poole.
The town's global cosmetics brand has spent £4.6m buying an industrial unit on the Nuffield Industrial Estate, proclaiming it a strong signal that the UK will remain the company’s home.