10 New Members join HHBA this March

We are delighted to announce our new members that have recently joined the HHBA business community. Please take a look at our Members Directory or visit their website for more details about their business and how to make contact with them. Adelphi Group of Companies  https://hhba.co.uk/members-directory/adelphi-group-of-companies/ Wills In Plain English Limited https://hhba.co.uk/members-directory/wills-in-plain-english-ltd/ University of Brighton – RISE project https://hhba.co.uk/members-directory/rise-research-and-innovation-sussex-excellence-university-of-brighton/ Branding Box Giada …

Wills in Plain English Ltd

New HHBA member Wills in Plain English Ltd specialise in making the whole process of writing your will and safeguarding your family’s future as simple and straightforward as possible. With personal service and professional support, we will walk you through the whole process from an initial confidential conversation about what you need to consider, to taking your instructions and then drawing …

How can you make better use of Teams

Microsoft Teams has taken the productivity world by storm. That’s because it’s so much more than just a chat app. The true power of Teams lies in its integration with the rest of Microsoft 365, and its emergence as a one-stop-shop collaboration hub. As businesses across the country have made the move to hybrid work, technology should empower employees to …

The Hop Sun Tap is Hiring!

We’re going through a period of expansion. Having opened our doors just over six months ago, we are now looking to add new members to our bar team. Please see our website for details: https://www.thehopsuntap.co.uk/post/the-hop-sun-tap-is-hiring

New programme to help West Sussex tourism and hospitality bounce back

The West Sussex visitor economy shrank by 50% compared to 2019, with a loss of £1 billion of visitor spend since the pandemic struck in 2020. Our new RISE programme aims to boost local tourism and hospitality by supporting the development of innovation in this important business sector. The Horizons: Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality programme – part of the Research, Innovation …

Local Business Awarded For Boosting Flexibility In The Workplace

The pandemic has had an extraordinary impact on how we work and now specialist flexible recruitment consultants, Flexibility Matters, have been awarded “New Business Of The Year” at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2022, for their work helping individuals and businesses to thrive flexibly. Marcus Atkinson, External Engagement Manager at The University of Sussex Business School, which sponsored the award, comments, …

Government News and Updates

Mims Davies office have sent the following Government updates, please read the full details below. Update on the P87 form Moving to a single UK customs platform 6 OGELS Have been updated Message from DIT re Ukraine

Employee Benefits Of Working Remotely Or Flexibly

The work revolution brought about by Covid, giving rise to hybrid working or remote working, has also seen the emergence of the new type of employee. Men and women all over the UK and abroad are fighting for their rights to work remotely or flexibly. A recent study by Leadership-IQ found that 59% of employees say their work-life balance improves …

Small local Charities Need Treasurers

HHBA member Tony Pearson is assisting local Scout Groups in Haywards Heath currently looking for Treasurers. The role would probably take less than two hours a week and can be done in evenings etc. to suit your other commitments. No accounting experience would be required as most use spreadsheets, which are sent to others to complete the accounts at the …

Hackers Exploit a Critical Chrome and Edge Vulnerability, Update Now to Fix It

Both Google and Microsoft are pushing emergency updates to patch a critical vulnerability in their browsers. Hackers are actively exploiting this vulnerability, which allows for remote code execution within the V8 Javascript engine. We suggest that you update Chrome and Edge immediately to avoid the problem. This vulnerability, called CVE-2022-1096, was reported to Google by an anonymous user or researcher. It appears to …

3 signs you need to rebrand

A rebrand is a big investment in time, energy and money. And it’s something that businesses often put off. Getting the timing right for a rebrand is critical – and when it goes well you can reap the rewards of renewing your team’s motivation and becoming the brand your customers want. We’ve found three common signs that the time is …

FlexForward22 Peer Mentoring Event 13 May

Free ‘FlexForward22’ Peer Mentoring Event  13 May 2022, 10am-12pm online and in person Following the success of their Action Learning Group series, flexible recruitment consultants, Flexibility Matters’, invite you to attend #FlexForward22, a free, peer mentoring, learning and sharing event, to help you create winning hybrid and flexible working practices for your business success. In small groups, led by peer …

Free cash, consultancy & coaching

Over the next fortnight we’re delivering a range of free, online coaching and consultancy sessions for pre-start, early-stage and established business owners. Every session that we deliver is led by specialist business experts and is aimed at bridging your business knowledge gaps to enable you to grow your business or business idea faster. If you’re currently thinking about starting a …

‘The Unluxury side of Love Luxury Events’

I always have a wry little smile when people say ‘Oh Claire I would love your job’ and don’t get me wrong – Hospitality & Events is a great industry – but we often find ourselves  resolving problems in a blink of an eye. After the forced-pause during the pandemic, I learned that it’s good to acknowledge the little idiosyncrasies …

Launch of Chichester College Group and Greater Brighton Metropolitan College Merger

I am writing to update you on the proposed merger of Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GB MET) and Chichester College Group (CCG). The merger is due to complete on 1 August 2022 and will bring together colleges in Brighton, Brinsbury, Chichester, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Shoreham and Worthing. Both organisations have a shared vision of providing excellent technical, vocational and professional …

Reserved for HHBA 28th April

We are delighted to announce that coming to the HHBA events programme is the new ‘Reserved for HHBA’. We have booked a table at The Hop Sun Pub on Triangle Road in Haywards Heath, once a month. Book Your Ticket Here It’s a table reserved just for HHBA members between 5-6pm on the last Thursday of the month. It’s a …

Creative Spark Services Limited – We are Hiring!

Would you like to join a small family run company?   We have a couple of exciting opportunities to join our fast-growing business.  Specialising in Event Production for a wide range of events and venues alongside permanent technical installations in entertainment spaces.  With a relaxed and flexible working environment where there is a heavy focus on job satisfaction and enjoyment.  As …

Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Happy Spring Afternoon ☀ Please see our commentary on this afternoon’s Chancellor’s Spring Statement for your reference: On The Spot Accountants – Chancellor’s Spring Statement Please contact me or your usual On The Spot Accountant if you wish to discuss further. Thank you. 🌸 Paula Tomlinson BFP FCA CTA Founder and Director  

Sebs IT Services

All businesses need IT and systems support. We offer services to suit businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big corporations to smaller start-ups. Drop us a message today to see how we can help you: 01444416641

Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine from Bright Light Film

Bright Light Film are a local video production company that produce marketing videos. HHBA members can get a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine with any booking. Please mention this offer in your call/email. Clare Jones 07966 522 904 Email  Bright Light Film Directory Listing Member to member offers Bright Light Film Services Video production Video Editing On and Off line Video …

Networking 6th April at The Talbot

Join our networking meeting on Wednesday 6th April, where there will be plenty of time to network with fellow business owners and make new contacts in a relaxed atmosphere in The Hayloft at The Talbot in Cuckfield. Book Your Ticket Here HHBA member David Wales, is the Founder of SharedAim Ltd an international customer experience and service design consultancy. After briefly explaining the …

THE TIGER’S PEN | MAY 5TH – SEARCHING FOR 1 STARTUP!

Win up to £5,000 capital, get mentored and scale up in Biz! We’re on the lookout for one STARTUP to join a line up of 8 businesses who will be pitching for investment on May 5th at the SUSSEX BUSINESS SHOW in Ardingly, West Sussex. If you’re a start up under 3 years of age and a Limited Company, please get in …

About iCloud Private Relay

When Private Relay is enabled, all of your browsing activity in Safari will be routed through two internet “hops,” or relays. Your data is encrypted and then sent to Apple, so your ISP can’t see any of your web browsing requests. Once at Apple’s proxy server, the DNS request (the thing that points a domain name like “thecloudconsultancy.co” to a …

Sussex Business Show – Event Assistant

HHBA member Sonny Cutting is looking for someone to work Part Time for 4 hours a day for 2 days a week from his house in Hurstpierpoint. I have a home office with extra PC & Phone. Role: Event Assistant Making calls to local businesses to invite them to our shows in Sussex for tradeshows for the Sussex Business Show. …