Funding still available – Micro Business Grant Scheme

Calling all HHBA members – 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 …

Cybersecurity Heath Check

Managed Cyber Security Services Here at SEBS, we offer many products and solutions to support and protect your IT infrastructure and business, giving you peace of mind knowing your business has the ultimate cyber protection. Cybersecurity has long been a topic hanging over business owners heads. Cybercriminals often seek out smaller business as they can often have less protection in …

Hoppy Birthday to Us!

Celebrate with us, Hop Sun Tap style! Well, we couldn’t let our first year go by without a bit of a do, after all, you’re only one once and we’d love to share the occasion with you all. Starting Thursday 28 July through till Saturday 30 July we have loads of fun activities, games, an Instagram competition and Heathen drinks …

The Business Hothouse @ Basepoint Haywards Heath – Grants, Guidance, Growth

An opportunity to gain free, expert advice and guidance for business and start-up owners. We’re hosting our first autumn business hub event at Basepoint Haywards Heath. We’re pleased to have as our guest The Business Hothouse. They offer free, expert advice, and guidance to business and start-up owners in the coast-to-capital area. Their business coaches and management consultants offer free …

Here I go! Warrick Francis

HHBA member Warrick Francis is taking on the challenge at the age of 50+ to make his very first parachute jump. Lots have said I am mad being a plus size and & having a taste for a  pie & pint however I am determined and with your support we can make a difference to a very special local Sussex …

Haywards Heath Fire Station

We recently held a very successful ‘first’ training course at Haywards Heath Fire Station for local businesses on 13/07/22. There is a second opportunity coming up on Tuesday 16/08/22 to attend the three hour intensive course. The course covers all aspects of fire risk assessment, prevention, extinguisher use and evacuation. It is £135 per person for a unique opportunity to …

West Sussex Low Carbon Video Series

The Low Carbon Business in West Sussex YouTube video series aimed at Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) based in West Sussex is now live! Link here: Low Carbon Business in West Sussex – YouTube The video series highlights the importance of the business transition to ‘net zero and beyond’, and could help ensure that ‘no business is left behind’ …

Sustainable Economy Strategy 2022-2025

The launch of ‘Opportunity Mid Sussex’ & MSDC’s newly published Sustainable Economy Strategy. Mid Sussex’s place in the South East Region makes it one of the most exciting and potentially rewarding investment locations in the United Kingdom today. Nestled in the rolling chalk hills of some of England’s most outstanding natural landscapes, Mid Sussex is perfectly positioned on the doorstep …

Northern Runway Project Highway Improvements – Summer 2022 Consultation

You may already have responded to the Revised Highway Plans Consultation from Gatwick Airport.  If not then there is still time as the consultation closes next week on 27/07/2022. The plans show further improvements to the road network (you can see a video of these at https://vimeo.com/719951513) alongside other revisions around car parking, hotels, offices & public transport.  You may …

Exciting Additional Position – Sam Watkins

I’m happy to share that I’m starting an additional position as Group Director at Grafters Super Groups! As if my life were not busy enough I wanted to take my networking and connecting to the next level!! Grafters Super Groups are fortnightly networking groups for specialist suppliers and contractors to the construction & property sector ONLY. All meetings take place via …

Haywards Heath – South Road & Commercial Square Public Engagement

We have published details of possible improvements in Haywards Heath on South Road (East & West) and also Commercial Square near Haywards Heath Railway Station. We are seeking your views on the initial proposals which provide for public realm and other improvements in these areas. Have your say You can find out more about these proposals by visiting https://yourvoice.westsussex.gov.uk/haywards-heath where …

JLN Stoolball Tournament 4th August

The Jonathan Lea Network stoolball event last summer was such a huge success, we are delighted to announce that this year’s plans have been put in place and it is with great pleasure to invite you to join us for the tournament of the summer! For the uninitiated, stoolball is a traditional Sussex sport which is like a combination of …