Buy locally and support our community and businesses!

We at the HHBA are keen to support businesses where we can during these difficult times. We hope that you feel the same way too. Now more than ever our local business community needs to come together and support each other. Please consider buying from our local shops, businesses and suppliers wherever possible, so that we can all continue to …

New 100% government backed loan scheme for small business – New Bounce Back Loan Scheme – Opens 4th May

The new Bounce Back Loans scheme, announced by the Chancellor today, will allow businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash within days. Loans will be interest free for the first 12 months, and from Monday 4 May, businesses can apply online through a short and simple form. The Government, which has been consulting extensively with business representatives about the design of the new …

Business Fire Safety Advice during Covid-19 from WSFRS

Fire safety advice to businesses from West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service We have robust plans in place to keep the people of West Sussex safe and this includes business owners, building managers and staff across the county. We know these are challenging times for businesses, but it is still really important that you review your fire risk assessment, as …

Join HHBA Networking Drinks 13th May – sign up now!

Join fellow HHBA members for our inaugural zoom networking drinks event in conjunction with Tickerage Wines on 13th May from 6pm. Hear from our Chair Clare Jones. Introduce yourself and your business. Listen and watch Tickerage Wines virtual tour. Break out rooms – a chance to network and chat with fellow members. Register for our Networking meeting As part of this networking opportunity, …

Tourism Webinars

Dear all, please find information on the  tourism webinar series for Sussex. Registration now open. This is open to the tourism sector across Sussex, so please share across your area. Recorded version and takeout notes, Q&A paper will be available post sessions. We are also inviting MPs across Sussex  to also join in the call. We want them to hear …

Gatwick Diamond Business have invited all HHBA members to attend their virtual events

As many of you are aware HHBA have opened up their ‘Meet the Expert’ zoom meetings to include all local businesses during this current climate. Recordings of these meetings can be found here https://hhba.co.uk/membership/virtual-meet-the-expert-talks/ Our friends at Gatwick Diamond Business have invited all HHBA members to register and attend any of the gdb virtual events which we hope that you …

Marketers and digital marketers

Here are the details of the marketing and digital flexible workers looking for consultancy work 1-3 days per week. https://www.flexibilitymatters.co.uk/news/weathering-the-storm-marketing-and-people/ As you know Flexibility Matters has over 3,000 candidates on our books, one of our specialisms is experienced marketers looking to assist businesses to keep top of mind during the pandemic So important to keep your companies brand message top …

New UK wide FSB business survey

MSDC has sent the link for a new survey launched by the FSB. The FSB has now launched a survey which is open until 9.30am on 30th April 2020. This FSB survey wishes to capture the experiences of business owners towards the roll out of Government support for Businesses in these difficult times. www.fsbbigvoice.co.uk/ImpactofCovid19 Please share with your business contacts …

New measures to protect UK high street from aggressive rent collection and closure

High street shops and other companies under strain will be protected from aggressive rent collection and asked to pay what they can during the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-measures-to-protect-uk-high-street-from-aggressive-rent-collection-and-closure?utm_source=5dc5fb4c-2e93-416a-93fe-10d8e923b3ba&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Networking Drinks in conjunction with Tickerage Wines 13th May – sign up now!

Join fellow HHBA members for our inaugural zoom networking drinks event in conjunction with Tickerage Wines on 13th May from 6-7:30pm and be eligible for a special discount on your tasting order plus free delivery. Register for our Networking meeting As part of this launch networking opportunity, Anthony and Zena Budd would like to invite you to join them for …