Did you know you can sponsor our website and newsletter?

HHBA offers our members the exclusive opportunity to sponsor our website Homepage or Newsletter. For a whole month, you can get your logo and company details listed on our homepage! With thousands of visitors regularly it’s an excellent place to be found by actively engaged members of the local business community! Having a featured spot on our homepage or newsletter …

WSCC – Series 1 Digital Adoption Finale

Free Support for West Sussex businesses to get Digitalised.    The support is simple: ADVICE:  Free practical guidance and advice from local peer experts (who can relate to local West Sussex businesses) SUPPORT:  Free access to C2C Digital Champions – to provide further detailed support and guidance MONEY:  Awareness of Free Money via the 40% match funding via the Invest4 grant …

FIRST RECRUITMENT SERVICES – REFER A FRIEND SCHEME

The candidate market is very unusual at the moment and we are actively looking for candidates in a variety of sectors including: Administration HR Manufacturing and Industrial Project Management Customer Service Finance and Financial Services Insurance Hospitality and Catering We understand that people know people and one of the most successful methods we have found recently is referral. As an …

6 Reasons why you have not found your purpose

Are you living your life purposefully? I truly believe life is too short to be living without a sense of purpose and passion in your life. However, that’s exactly the way most people live their lives. The ideas and ambitions you had as a child are just a distant memory. You are going to have to work diligently at whatever …

Do you often find your day Zooms out of control?

Do you start each day with a plan to get so much done, but soon find yourself becoming distracted, jumping from one thing to another . Do you focus on low-priority tasks and work in your business rather than on the strategy and driving it forward.? So how can you regain control of your time? Its individual and needs to …

Finding Solutions With A Free IT Consultation

Do you want peace of mind as well as a boost to your company productivity through technology? We provide a clear action plan for all members on online security, data protection, automation of business processes or even remote working and data synchronisation for your staff anywhere. Call Richard from Associate Planet, a boutique IT and technology consultancy, for a free …

Is your website in decline or advancing your business?

Launching a new website is the start of your online journey, not the end. This is because without regular maintenance website performance can decline significantly. Preventing that decline should be your minimum goal, as the hidden cost of lost opportunity can be huge! Website maintenance really matters as this is what slows the rate of decline. To improve website performance requires …

Have an event in mind? Your Event Maker is ready for action

Last time I sent out a newsletter, the world was a different place! After 18 months and more lockdowns than I care to remember, it’s been amazing to run live events once again! I’m so proud of what we at Love Luxury Events have achieved and the feedback from corporate and private clients has been remarkable. We continue to navigate …

In 2015, BT announced that they will be switching off the PSTN and ISDN in 2025, marking the biggest change in the telecoms industry for over 30 years, but what does this mean for you

In 2015, BT announced that they will be switching off the PSTN and ISDN in 2025, marking the biggest change in the telecoms industry for over 30 years, but what does this mean for you Why are traditional landlines being withdrawn? During December 2025, the technology that currently runs our landline telephones will be switched off. Work has already begun …

Servo Private Wealth named ‘Most innovative Wealth Management Practice’ in West Sussex, in Southern Enterprise Awards.

Servo Private Wealth, an Independent Chartered Wealth Management practice, which specialises in working with Business Owners & HNW families, has been named by SME News as the ‘Most innovative Wealth Management Practice’ in West Sussex, as part of the Southern Enterprise Awards. Going into its fifth year, the SME UK Enterprise Awards acknowledges hard-working and enthusiastic enterprises that make a …

HHBA Networking Event Sells out again!

For the third month in a row our face to face networking event is fully booked!  Booking early is essential, if you haven’t already signed up for our next event on the 12th October, make sure you don’t miss out. Join our networking Breakfast Club and hear from our expert speakers on ‘Building a Brand that gets seen’. Building a …

Clean Growth Grants – £10,000 business grant scheme for West Sussex

LoCASE grants for business growth and efficiency LoCASE (Low Carbon Across the South and East) is a Business Growth and Innovation Grants Business Growth and Innovation Grants scheme for businesses. The scheme offers grants of up to £10,000 to environmentally-focused organisations for business growth projects. LoCASE also offer grants of up to £10,000 to any other type of business for energy/resource efficiency …

LSIP – Local Skills Improvement Plan – Sussex Chamber

Sussex Chamber of Commerce is delighted to have been chosen by the Department for Education as one of eight Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIPs) trailblazer chambers across the country. The LSIP trailblazers overall purpose is to break down barriers between employers and education and skills providers by identifying the short, medium and long terms skills needs and in turn develop …

Health and Social Care 1.25% Tax – Reform or Sticking Plaster?

It appears we won’t know the full value of the new 1.25% tax until the current NHS backlog is near to clearing and there’s visibility of the money actually available for social care. Please see our Blog summarising this important news and how you might react to it: On The Spot Accountants Blog Thank you. Paula Tomlinson BFP FCA CTA …

Chichester College Group – Account Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our high performing and growing Business Development team at Crawley College, which is part of the Chichester College Group. Working in a small, innovative and high performing team you will work with a diverse portfolio of employers to champion, promote and sell apprenticeships and professional programmes as part of our College services. Ideally, …

Workplaces and travel – employee expenses

Please see the Support email form HMRC below. If your employees have more than one workplace or receive travel expenses our live webinars will help you deal with them correctly in your payroll. Expenses and benefits for employers – if your employees have more than one workplace This webinar looks at permanent and temporary workplaces, depots, business journeys, and homeworking. …

Breakfast Club – Build a Brand that gets seen 12th October

Building a business brand is more than just designing a logo. It’s about creating a first impression which not only communicates with your prospect audience but also embodies your company values. And once you have your brand nailed, how do you take this online and get your business seen. In this session, members will be able to hear from Piero …

Free management consultancy and business coaching

Our government and ERDF funding means that we can offer twelve hours of free business coaching and management consultancy for free to any U.K. resident. So whether you already have a business or just have an idea for one, take a look at the expert workshops, intensive programmes and 1-2-1 sessions that we offer for free through our specialist consultancy and coaching partners, WSX Enterprise, the …

Rob Thomas – RAB Sept 2022

In September 2022, HHBA Member Rob Thomas will be cycling 970 miles (yes 970 miles) over 9 days to Support Cancer Research UK. The ride will be from Land’s End to John O’Groats, so no mean feat !!! At Cancer Research UK they receive no Government funding for their research, so their life-saving work is only possible thanks to people …

What happens if parents disagree about vaccinations?

While for adults, the decision as to whether to get vaccinated (for Covid or any other disease) is a personal one, for a child that decision rests with those who have parental responsibility for that child. Usually that will be the child’s parents but depending on the circumstances, it could also include a Stepparent, Special Guardian or the Local Authority. …

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity has long been a topic hanging over business owners heads. Many businesses do not realise that it’s not just large enterprises that need to protect themselves. Small to medium-sized businesses are equally prime targets for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals often seek out smaller business as is often the case they have less protection in place than their larger counterparts. Yet to …

MSDC Sustainable Economy Strategy Focus Group – 23rd September

Please join us and share your experiences On behalf of MSDC we would like to invite you to take part in the forthcoming business engagement session on the 23rd September. MSDC are looking for local business input to the Council’s emerging Sustainable Economy Strategy that will replace both the current Economic Development Strategy and the Sustainability Strategy. This will give businesses …

ActionCOACH – More money in less time

Committed to coaching at the highest level, we will show you how to get more time and profit in your business and more. Book your free place here Do you often find your day Zooms out of control? Do you start each day with a plan to get so much done, but soon find yourself becoming distracted, jumping from one …

Draft West Sussex Transport Plan 2022-2036 consultation and webinar

This is a reminder that the Draft West Sussex Transport Plan 2022-2036 (WSTP) has been published for consultation until Friday 8th October. The Draft Plan is available to view at www.westsussex.gov.uk/WSTPconsultation along with additional documents including a Draft Plan snapshot, Sustainability Appraisal, Habitats Regulations Assessment report, an Evidence Base document and a Frequently Asked Questions document. Please provide your feedback …