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To empower businesses in our city, enabling them to flourish. We strongly advocate for inclusivity, ensuring that every corner of our business community is represented. We guide aspiring business leaders towards valuable partnerships, providing them with access to comprehensive support networks. Additionally, we proudly highlight the achievements of our city, showcasing Portsmouth as a vibrant and thriving hub for starting and expanding businesses.

Business News

On Monday 1st July, the Running Out of Time relay baton entered Portsmouth, an important stop on its extraordinary 2,436km route from Ben Nevis, Scotland to Big Ben, London in the name of climate action. Our own Marian Glover carried the
Shaping Portsmouth have welcomed two new placements to the team. Mackenzie Bird has joined us from HSDC for two weeks work experience, and Imogen Hambry has returned for another paid summer internship having completed her GCSE’s at Trafalgar School.
As many of you are already aware we have re-launched our Armed Forces Covenant Programme as the Armed Forces Community Programme. The new AFC will maintain its focus on promoting the covenant and helping businesses sign up to it,
On 29th July, Shaping Portsmouth’s Education & Community Lead and Female Royal Navy Veteran Kirsty Hill attended the Royal Naval Association female-only weekend in Wales, and what a weekend she had climbing Pen Y Fan and jumping into waterfalls