Meercat 2020 Cost Saving Brochure

The BID works in partnership with Meercat to provide a free cost saving service to improve your bottom line.

Contact Meercat via Email:

Telephone: 01444 416529


See how they can provide savings on your business costs.

Click here to download the leaflet: Meercat 2020 Ferndown Savings Advisory Service

Printing Offer

As your local printer on the estate RPM is pleased to offer a new service with a 20% introductory offer and no commitment. We’re already experts at personalised digital print but now offer bespoke marketing solutions. By using print in combination with other marketing channels we can create automated campaigns tailored precisely to fit your business needs. One-to-one marketing is here. To take up our offer or simply register your interest please CLICK HERE. We look forward to helping your business grow.

Community Clean

Community Clean, who have been based on the Ferndown Industrial estate for 20 years, have developed a property maintenance offer for their neighbours in the BID area. they specialise in Industrial painting, Surface restoration, Hard landscaping and Surface protection.
For more information click HERE

Energy Costs

Energy Efficiency assistance can be found from the Green Positive Environmental Action Scheme accessed via

The energy market can be very complicated for businesses. There are a range of tariffs geared to different usage patterns with a variety of energy reduction offers. The BID is in discussion with specialist companies to provide special access to reduce the costs of utilities for levypayers.

Business Support

Business Support tailored to the needs of your business can be accessed through the Dorset Growth Hub. This main be accessed via . Mention the Ferndown & Uddens BID to access all benefits.

Younger businesses or those facing a particular issue associated with their development can access the assistance of a dedicated business Mentor through the DorMen scheme


The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) are pleased to offer the following waste and recycling containers at the very competitive prices exclusively to Ferndown and Uddens BID members. These competitive prices have been negotiated by the BID and are for Ferndown and Uddens BID levy payers only.

General waste

  • 1100L bin – £11.80 per empty

Mixed recycling

  • 1100L bin – £8.00 per empty

The price you see is the price you pay! There are no hidden charges with…

  • No VAT
  • No bin rental charges
  • No bin delivery charges
  • No additional admin charges
  • No additional legal document charges

If you would like to discover the benefits of the DWP commercial waste collection service and take advantage of our competitive prices, please contact them today by e-mailing quoting Ferndown BID.

Sustainable Travel

Dorset Business Travel Grant 2017

The grants aim to help businesses who want to encourage employees, customers and visitors to travel more sustainably. Businesses can apply for up to £3,000 for initiatives such as:

  • Installing cycle parking/storage/shower facilities for cyclists
  • Install electric vehicle charging points
  • Improving site access and links to public transport
  • Improving walking/cycling/public transport signage
  • Improving access for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Provide designated car parking spaces for car sharers
  • Provide site centred walking/cycling/public transport maps
  • Encourage the uptake of homeworking, flexible working and web conferencing

For further details and to apply click HERE

Free practical assistance and grants are available through the Business Travel Network . Quote the BID to access the range of support you need.

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