Chair Update December 2022

Dear Wonderful HHBA Community! Looking back, we’ve had an amazing year at the HHBA that I’m very proud of. Sue and I have come away from every meeting saying “Well that was a great meeting!” We hope you share our sentiment. We are always very grateful of how much support we receive from you and how many people come to …

The Coast to Capital Growth Hub

Have you reached a crossroads in your business and don’t know where to turn next? Or are you simply looking for one-to-one specialist advice for your business? Coast to Capital Growth Hub – The first point of contact for finding business support to help you achieve your growth goals! The Growth Hub team provides business advice, support, signposting, and investment …

Typical Business Personas

It is fair to say, that having worked in the industry for over 30 years, I have witnessed a wide range of human characteristics in the multitude of offices where I have provided training and coaching. These attributes have even developed into thinly disguised management doctrines given the fullness of time, creating a new normal or even a benchmark against …

How to Lead your Business to Success

Two, FREE six-hour, hands-on workshop sessions that combine to give managers or owners of small or micro-sized businesses the tools to grow. Get Tickets Planning for and leading business growth. Growing a business can be difficult, but it can also be hugely rewarding. Achieving growth will really help you to meet the busienss goals you’ve always dreamed of. Investing just …

Sussex Business Show

2 Businesses have cancelled their stands for the show next year so we have an opportunity for two aspiring companies who would like to join us at the PREMIER TRADESHOW EVENT IN SUSSEX coming to Brighton in Autumn 2023 to the Dome, Corn Exchange. Would you like one of the spaces? https://lnkd.in/eSMBkbJn 2x1m Stand 69 is £675+VAT or Stand 44 for £875+VAT.

Gatwick Business Update – December 2022

Airlines and Routes  Gatwick served 157 short-haul destinations this summer, 96% compared to 2019 and 35 long-haul destinations, 60% compared to 2019.  New long-haul routes recently announced include: British Airways to the USA, the Caribbean and South Africa jetBlue has expanded its network from Gatwick, with Boston and an additional daily to New York Delta Air Lines will begin a …

Networking with a talk on Google Business 17th January

Join us for networking on Tuesday 17th January where there will be plenty of time to network with fellow business owners and make new contacts in order to build those vital relationships between local businesses. Also we are delighted that Richard Worsfold from Branding Box will be sharing his expertise with us on Google. Book Your Ticket Here Have you ever wondered …

Opportunities, news and events from the University of Brighton

Here are some of this month’s highlights for our regional businesses and beyond – including some of the ways we can provide skills and innovation support. http://Business Newsletter – November 2022 Edition (brighton.ac.uk) If you would like to know about how the University of Brighton can work with your business – get in touch at .

What more can businesses do to combat ransomware?

Every business is at risk of falling victim to a ransomware attack. Ransomware is a form of malware that blocks access to a file, system or device until a ransom is paid. Most businesses have taken steps to reduce their cyber risk. However, there is more that can be done. The Current State of Ransomware Ransomware can be financially devasting …

Member offer – Andersson First Aid Training

Andersson First Aid Training are pleased to offer fellow HHBA members a 10% discount on any private one day Emergency First Aid at Work, Emergency Paediatric First Aid, two day Paediatric First Aid or First Aid for Mental Health course booked. All these courses are regulated and accredited and give qualifications valid for three years. I run my courses with …

Member offer – Woodlands Meed

We run a number of training course around disability inclusion in the work place and we would like to offer members of the HHBA a 10% discount when they book 5 or more places. Our circle of support can help your business be more inclusive. We offer businesses access to training and support to enable you to get the best …

Emergency First Aid at Work course next week

Would you like to gain a qualification in Emergency First Aid at Work before Christmas? I am running my final bookable Emergency First Aid at Work course in 2022 in Uckfield on Tuesday 13th December. Date: Tuesday 13th December Time: 9:30-4:30pm Location: Uckfield Civic Centre Cost: £75.00 Course detail: Emergency First Aid at Work, one day course giving a level …

Member offer – Kipper Life magazines

Kipper Life magazines – Start a new marketing pillar for 2023 HHBA member organisation Kipper Life magazines – has got a special offer to encourage fellow members to give advertising in two of its community magazines a trial run. Editor David TIngley explained: “We would love to work with more HHBA members, and would be delighted to offer any new customer from the …

Free Business Support offer from HHBA Committee

With the persistent negativity of the media we recognise that things may be getting tougher for some of our members, many of whom are sole traders and nano-businesses.  At these times it can be really helpful to get some support and suggestions from a 3rd party and so two of our experienced committee members have kindly offered to be available to …

New member to member offers – Cloudsmith Consulting

As you may have seen, the HHBA have a section on the website dedicated to member only exclusive offers. This is a fantastic way to spotlight the brilliant products and services your business can provide to other members and we hope as many of you as possible will take advantage of this opportunity. We are always thrilled to see our …

Helping you to find your path to purpose.

Imagine what you could achieve though, if you channelled your energy, time, and passion into proven strategies? What if you woke up inspired and came home at the end of each day feeling fulfilled and on track to achieving your goals? If everything was a little bit simpler, faster, and less… risky…. imagine if you had a road map to success. During …

Navigating The Cloud At Work

Our latetest Post – Navigating The Cloud At Work The Cloud may at first seem a big thing for staff who join a small business or even a big corporate as it seems to embrace a maze of possibilities which may appear daunting. The first thing is to understand what the Cloud means. It’s not as far-fetched a concept as …

Mims Davies – Local Business Breakfast

This will be a chance for local businesses in Mid Sussex to highlight their company and network with fellow businesses to help build a strong and thriving Mid Sussex. Date & Time: Friday 27thth January 8am – 10am The breakfast will be held at Chequer Mead Theatre, De la Warr Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3BS The breakfast will …

The Sussex Director’s Hub

Running a business shouldn’t be hard work, but as we all know, quite often at the times it is! This is why it’s always great to know you can access support and advice when you need it most for local Directors. The Sussex Director’s Hub brings together entrepreneurs from all walks of industry and encourages sharing and growth together. Imagine …

Grants Fund Launch

The grant fund element of the programme is now live. The Create Growth grants fund is designed to help creative businesses explore new game-changing innovation projects as a stimulus for growth. The fund offers grants of between £10,000 and £30,000, and is open to micro and small businesses in the creative industries. Applications must offer an innovative and ambitious idea …