Wine Tasting & Vineyard Tour at Ridgeview Wine Estate with Kangaroos

Enjoy an evening with Haywards Heath Business Association and Kangaroos at Ridgeview’s new outdoor venue, propel your business forward at what promises to be a highlight on the HHBA networking calendar. This year’s summer drinks will be held at Ridgeview Wine Estate one of the finest vineyards in Sussex. Join us on Wednesday 31st August to celebrate the summer in style whilst raising …

Micro Business Grant Scheme

The Micro Business Grant Scheme is still open for 2022. Building on the success of previous years, funding has been secured for business grants that aim to support small local businesses in their growth and development. This year Mid Sussex District Council has £71,000 available. Grants of up to £2,000 are available for businesses with a project idea that will …

Members Offer

Free Cyber Security Assessment and Health Check exclusive offer for all HHBA members from Sebs IT. We are able to offer Business association members a free consultation to discuss your overall cyber security posture. Organisations can receive a customised report outlining their level of cyber security protection and any potential risk within identified target areas. Our free risk assessment includes a simple …

Digital Marketing Executive (full time or part time)

Growth by Design is a broad services marketing agency based in Mid-Sussex. Our clients are businesses that are growth-focused but lack the in-house skillset or time to do their own marketing. We have a strong reputation for our creative skills, technical competence, and innovative approach, and we love to do things a little differently! Our fun and lively team includes …

Brewing Beer at The Hop Sun 19th July

Join us for exclusive access and hear the story behind The Hop Sun Tap. Our networking meeting is on Tuesday 19th July from 6pm, enjoy a sensory journey through the beer brewing process, from raw materials through to that first thirst quenching sip of a beer well crafted, and of course, a complimentary tasting will be included. Book your ticket …

Read our latest post

Read our latest post: How Managers And Small Business Owners Can Make Hybrid Work A Success at https://www.associate-planet.com/blogs.shtml

Tea for twenty-one years of Mike Oliver Associates

Mike Oliver Associates celebrated its coming-of-age last week with a party at their offices in Mid Sussex. The Haywards Heath IFA turned 21 in style, with a sumptuous tea for guests that included clients new and old as well as Guest of Honour Mims Davies, Member of Parliament for Mid-Sussex and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Employment. Mims Davies cut …

Extech Cloud crowned UK EDGE Partner of the Year at Vuzion Cloud Awards 2022

Extech Cloud won the title of UK EDGE Partner of the Year at the UK Vuzion Cloud Awards 2022. The team at Extech Cloud was proud and delighted to be recognised for their achievements as a cloud-centric company, providing cloud IT services to customers. It demonstrates the company’s commitment to training and development through the Vuzion EDGE Training platform. “We …

ShopAppy – Online Session for Businesses Weds 29th June

Details for an ‘onboarding session’ that ShopAppy will be holding. The session is open to all businesses interested to learn more about how the platform works and how to upload products.  Feel free to share with any businesses that might be interested. Here is the link for the Uploading Session, 29.06.2022 @ 6.00pm Kev Gascoyne is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom …

BT Digital transformation

Ready or not, here it comes. The PSTN switch-off is happening in 2025. From then on, at home or at work, we’ll all be using digital phone services. Many businesses have already successfully made the move to digital. They’re not only ready for the future, they’re already enjoying the many benefits of a cloud-based phone system. https://business.bt.com/why-choose-bt/insights/digital-transformation/uk-pstn-switch-off/ https://business.bt.com/why-choose-bt/insights/digital-transformation/five-steps-to-digital/

Northern Runway Additional Focused Consultation

Gatwick has recently started a focused statutory public consultation on changes to its highway improvement proposals, which form part of the airport’s broader plan to bring its existing Northern Runway into routine use, alongside its Main Runway. The highway design changes are in response to feedback received during the Autumn 2021 consultation on the airport’s Northern Runway plans.  The new …

New Member – Blendavenda Smoothie Bikes

Who are we? We are UK’s original Smoothie Bike company est. 2003 –Blendavenda Smoothie Bikes What do we do? We provide an experienced and exciting events service and provide healthy and delicious smoothie refreshment to your event. Our smoothie bikes offer a great way to promote the message of living a healthy, happy and sustainable lifestyle and our energetic and …

Do you wish to be the featured member of the month?

HHBA offers our members the exclusive opportunity to sponsor our website, for a whole month, you can get your logo and company details listed on our homepage. With hundreds 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 means hundreds of …

Networking – take a look at a few pictures from our Summer BBQ

Our recent summer BBQ was a fabulous event enjoyed by many members. We understand our popular networking activities are a corner stone of the association, allowing local businesses to share connections and friendships. The networking meetings are a great way to meet like-minded businesspeople informally and generate new ideas that support the regional economy. 👉Book now for future events this …

Government News and Updates

Mims Davies office have sent the following Government updates, please read the full details below. VAT reverse charge in the construction industry Northern Ireland Protocol update Important information for employers Agent Update 97 has been published Sussex Chamber Business expo – 15 July in Burgess Hill, Kings Centre. We have our Inaugural Sussex Chamber Business expo taking place on the …

MSDC would like to hear from you

Mid Sussex District Council is committed to providing support for our local economy and working together with the business community to support recovery and enable growth. Last year we surveyed local businesses to explore how they had adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic and would like to ask for your help again to hear about your experiences and views. Your feedback …

Introducing Net Zero 360

Across our university hubs we’ve been driving green business innovation for nearly a decade. Back in the day, we spoke about a desire to eliminate the niche we operated in. Every business needed to be green, not just the dedicated few. At last, that vision has come to pass. Net-zero is now mainstreaming. But it’s not the end of the story. …

Increase of fuel costs leads to greater demand for workplace EV chargers

The increase in fuel costs has affected everyone, and with the price already exceeding £2 per litre in some parts of the country, more vehicle owners are looking into the benefits of electric vehicles. If you already have, or are planning on getting, an electric vehicle, having an electric car charger installed at your property will make your life easier. …

Summer Fayre

If you are able to help with the Dame Vera Lynn Childrens Charity Summer Fayre please contact Debra Elliott on Helpers needed for our summer fayre? We are around 10 people short. Event: Summer Fayre and Bear Hunt Location: Whitemans Green, Cuckfield Date: Saturday 25th June Event times: 12.00-4.00pm At event: manning one of our stalls, helping marshal the …

Networking 22nd June – Book Now!

Join us for an evening of networking, drinks and canapes! The team at RISE have kindly sponsored our June networking event, so join us for drinks and canapes at Freshmill Serviced Offices for an evening of networking and hear a couple of new business innovation ideas at our first innovation pitching event. Book Your Tickets Here  HHBA have excitedly joined up with …

Are you considering buying or selling a business?

Are you considering buying or selling a business? Don’t miss this event, where Extech Cloud Managing Director, Andrew Hookway, is appearing on a discussion panel! BUYING AND SELLING BUSINESSES – UNMISSABLE TALES FROM THE FRONT LINE A Cloud9 Growth Hub event. Thursday 16th June from 5.30pm Ironworks Studios, Brighton 30 Cheapside, Brighton, BN1 4GD Limited tickets available – book yours now.

A workable and achievable SEO process for SMEs

The world of search engine optimisation (SEO) can feel like a dark art – something mysterious, confusing, and unachievable for SMEs. Growth by Design prides itself on explaining things in human language, so we thought we’d share our latest video on how SMEs can do SEO on their own website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGTJIpO_XHY&t=15s SEO makes a demonstrable difference to business results when …

Gilva Tisshaw nominated as Sussex Female Lawyer of the Year 2022

We are delighted to announce that our wonderful Director, Gilva Tisshaw has been nominated as Sussex Female Lawyer of the Year, in the 2022 Dynamic Business Awards. The Dynamic Business Awards were established by the Platinum Media Group to celebrate the remarkable achievements of women across a wide range of sectors in Sussex. Having recognised that women often fail to …