The Generate Growth Series

Coast to Capital Growth Hub present to you The Generate Growth Series! A FREE new series of webinars taking place throughout March 2023 to help support and offer businesses advice to generate growth in the C2C region. (West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and East Surrey (Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley). Revealing all my SEO secrets …

New Product – Revenue Based Business Loan

Revenue based loans are a revolutionary form of business lending that has the potential to provide innovative, affordable and flexible financing solutions for businesses. By leveraging open banking and open accounting technologies, revenue based loans provide businesses with a unique opportunity to access capital without traditional credit requirements. This type of loan is becoming increasingly popular among entrepreneurs due to …

We have been nominated for the PetPlan Veterinary Awards 2023

We are an established veterinary practice covering Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and surrounding areas of Mid Sussex. Our philosophy is to provide the most effective care available. Our state-of-the-art medical equipment further aids our capabilities; as does the many years of practical experience, and knowledge, of our staff. Our compassionate veterinary team endeavour to provide a flawless, caring service to all our clients and …

Gatwick Airport calls for Sussex groups to apply for £200,000 of funding

The Gatwick Airport Community Trust is calling on local groups and projects throughout the Sussex area to apply for grants to support their ventures. There is a total of £200,000 available for groups in Sussex, as well across Kent and Surrey – the application process is now open, and the deadline is 31 March 2023. Melanie Wrightson, Stakeholder Engagement Manager …

Getting to know SMEs

Small and medium enterprises are the heartbeat of the business world and our local communities. They make a distinct and vital contribution to both, and yet do not always get the recognition and support they need. We are a group of small business owners who are passionate about the experience of our customers and other people who are critical to …

Business Hothouse – Free expert business coaching near you

Most business owners could use some free coaching to help grow their business or to get it back on track, so grab your free tickets to our expert-led business courses that are designed for small, medium and micro business owners. How to Start a Business FREE boot camp: Angmering – 28/29 January This is a free, two-day intensive programme that …

Fully Funded Summer Internships

As an employer, you can access full funding to recruit a Sussex undergraduate student, full time for six or eight weeks during the summer of 2023. Part-time hours over a longer period will also be considered. We are seeking genuine work experience opportunities, with structured projects and tasks that will offer the intern personal and skills development. Please visit the …

Dame Esther Rantzen supports Community Transport Sussex charity to help reduce social isolation and loneliness.

National treasure Dame Esther Rantzen has joined a growing number of high-profile supporters backing an innovative scheme in Sussex aimed at helping to end social isolation within its towns and villages. Community Transport Sussex is a local charity and last year the organisation launched its Travel Buddy service. Going from strength-to-strength it is already operating in Crawley, Horsham and will …

How to believe in yourself through your toughest times

Your mindset will determine your level of success or lack thereof. A positive mindset can empower you to abolish hurdles before they become too challenging. It may be difficult to believe in yourself when everything around you seems to be crumbling into pieces, but keeping faith is the only way to trudge through the hard times and see yourself clear …

Introduce a friend to the Haywards Heath Business Association and receive a discount on your membership subscription

Haywards Heath Business Association (HHBA) is currently seeking new members and is offering existing members a 25% discount on their membership fees when they introduce a new associate. The HHBA puts local businesses at the heart of the Mid-Sussex community and its membership base is growing every month. Its popular activities include networking to share business connections and friendships with …

Free webinar from the Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation – working to address the climate emergency. You can help SMEs save energy and carbon – Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial role in the UK’s journey to achieve net zero. Energy audits are at the centre of most programmes to help SMEs cut carbon. Energy Saving Trust is running a free …

Your invitation to join our Love Local Day campaign

We are excited to announce that our hugely successful Love Local Day campaign is back and we would love you to be a part of it this year. ShopAppy has run the Love Local Day campaign annually since 2017 to celebrate and appreciate all local businesses, as voted for by their customers.  Last year’s campaign drove over 4000 business nominations …

The Great Accelerator from the Business Hot House

Join Sussex Innovation for this event, offering a comprehensive toolkit for start-up founders to refine their business model. The Great Accelerator is a programme of intensive training, held across two days for growing businesses in the South East. If you’re a fast-growing start-up based in or around Gatwick, Chichester, Brighton & Hove, Worthing or Haywards Heath, Sussex Innovation’s expert team …

Business Bulletin

2022 was a busy year! We hope the quarterly newsletters have provided just a taste of the breadth of activity that the economic development team have been involved in over the last year from launching our inward investment platform; setting our Sustainable Economy Strategy; supporting local high streets; and administering over £140,000 of grant funding to local businesses – we …

Networking with Muddy Stilettos 22nd February

Join us for our HHBA & Muddy Stilettos networking on Wednesday 22nd February where there will be plenty of time to network with fellow Sussex business owners and make new contacts in order to build those vital relationships and collaborations between local businesses. Complimentary Fizz will be provided from House Coren and Fresh Juices from Honest Juice. Book Your Ticket …

SAVE THE DATE!

We are delighted to host FlexForward23 – a breakfast briefing at Flexpo Live on 22nd February 2023 – 8.15 to 10.30am.   Join us and our distinguished panel of guest speakers and be part of the conversation to drive best practice in flexible and hybrid working. FlexForward23 will be opened by our Keynote speaker David Blackburn, Chief People Officer at the …

Help to Grow management programme

The University of Brighton, is happy to announce that it will be running the governments help to grow program for SME’s (https://www.brighton.ac.uk/business-services/help-to-grow.aspx).  At the University we were wondering whether this programme would be of interest to your business and/or your SME clients. This new government sponsored program, https://helptogrow.campaign.gov.uk is aimed at helping small and medium sized business’s to grow, the …

EFFECTIVE BUDGETING FOR SOFTWARE LICENSES: TIPS AND TRICKS FOR BUSINESSES AND CHARITIES

Software licenses can be a major expense for businesses, particularly for those that rely on multiple software programs to run their operations. While these licenses are often necessary for productivity and efficiency, they can also take up a significant portion of a company’s budget. As a business owner, it’s important to budget effectively for software licenses in order to make …

Google Business Profile Blog

Hi I’m Richard Worsfold, from Branding Box – the brand and digital marketing experts. I wanted to tell you about, what I think is, the most effective and easy to use way to get your business seen in searches – your Google Business Profile. Google Business Profile is a free tool provided by Google for businesses to manage their online …

Burgess Hill Means Business 20th January

Burgess Hill Means Business – It’s back – the biggest business exhibition in Mid Sussex. This year we’ll be welcoming our local MP Mims Davies who will officially launch the show. Burgess Hill Business Parks Association brings you 65 exhibitors, including some of the biggest businesses in Burgess Hill, supporting our association and everything we do. Lots of really engaging …

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 …