Networking with Event Childcare 8th March 4-6pm

At HHBA we know that whilst your business is important to you, your family is even more important, so our networking event on 8th March combines the two! Join us at The Hop Sun from 4pm until 6pm with your children! The adults can enjoy a drink at the bar, courtesy of Tisshaws Family Law Solicitors whilst the children are …

Growth Champion Programme

The Coast to Capital Growth Hub team provides business advice, support, investment and strategic leadership to help small and medium sized enterprises drive sustainable business success and regional economic growth in the following areas: West Sussex Brighton and Hove East Surrey (Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley). The team can help you review your business, identifying …

More new members join Haywards Heath Business Association

We are delighted to announce our new members that have recently joined the HHBA business community. Please take a look at their profiles on our Members Directory or visit their website for more details about their business and how to make contact with them. Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa Ansty Sports Club Cooden Consulting Ltd MAC PA Services Pippa Tanko Photography …

The Business Hothouse

Free business coaching ends March 31st – We’re into the final six weeks of The Business Hothouse’s free business coaching programme and our last ever workshops are filling fast, so grab your tickets and get the knowledge you need to start or grow your business. We deliver our workshop programmes in top venues and free lunch is often provided, check our booking pages for details. Read the full details here >> https://mailchi.mp/chi/free-business-coaching-in-arundel-crawley-brighton-pulborough-online?e=6f3f2c1ba3

Unleash your hidden mental strength

It can be difficult to quantify your mental strength when life is moving along effortlessly. However, when you are confronted with a major change, for example being made redundant, bankruptcy, or a relationship breakdown, you need to be in top form. I believe that if you prepare yourself for whatever lies ahead you can do practically anything you set your …

Business engagement invitation

Creative Industries Strategy for West Sussex, Brighton & Hove and Lewes District – an invitation to creative employers, businesses and freelancers. This is your chance to help shape the development of a new Creative Industries strategy for Greater Brighton and West Sussex*. You’re part of one of the most distinctive and dynamic creative clusters in the UK. We want to make …

Grow faster and smarter with the University of Brighton

Are you keen to improve your businesses productivity and competitiveness? Develop ideas and gain new skills? Take a look at our programmes – which are either partly or fully-funded STEPS to Innovation Would you like to explore how to successfully realise innovation in your business? How to turn promising ideas into tangible products and services in ways that are responsible, …

Digital Futures West Sussex: We want to hear from you!

The Digital Futures West Sussex programme has launched. We are reaching out to local employers to ask how advanced digital skills affect their businesses and sector, and how the work of the project can help this. The aim of the programme is to inspire jobseekers and people at all stages of their careers to discover the range of digital roles …

Gibson Blanc Photography

Having recently struck up a collaboration with Gemma Wallis from Burgess Hill town Council and founder of Sussex Mum, I had the pleasure having both Gemma and her Mum visit the studio for a birthday/mothers day portrait session which I’m pleased to say was a resounding success. Please drop me a line if would like to book yourself in  https://hhba.co.uk/members-directory/commercial-photographer/

Social Media Power Hour

Would you like to get your social media platforms looking top-notch? Sign up for the Social Media Power Hour and we’ll make sure your social media accounts are set up and working perfectly for your business. Review of your social media platforms to ensure they are set up correctly Help with profile and cover images Content brainstorming session Social media scheduling tools …

Maximise your membership

Maximise your membership and visit our drop in session at Freshmill Serviced Offices where you can chat to Sue over a coffee and help your membership gather speed and efficiency. We often get new members joining the HHBA who have quite a few questions in order to get themselves up and running and making the most out of their membership, …

Meet the Experts Breakfast Event – Using your customer data & unlocking the potential of the Cloud

HHBA invite you to join us for our breakfast meeting on 23rd March at Lindfield Golf Club. In this session, Andrew Hookway from Extech Cloud will talk about unlocking the potential of the Cloud with Derek Mann from Compliance and Privacy Solutions and Jeremy Horne from Datacove demonstrating the importance of using your customer data focusing on why people need to think about what they collect …

Member Offer from Datacove

FREE business reporting review & 10% off all of Datacove services FREE business reporting review: Are you still working in spreadsheets? Does it take you hours (or even days?!) to put together a simple summary of your (or your clients’) business performance? Let us work through the process with you and give you some FREE and simple advice on how you …

HOW TO USE CHATGPT SECURELY IN YOUR BUSINESS

ChatGPT is a cutting-edge tool that can bring a lot of value to small and medium businesses. With its advanced language processing abilities, it can automate a range of tasks, freeing up time and resources for other important work. However, when it comes to confidential information, it’s essential to make sure that you are using ChatGPT securely. This blog post …

👀 2023 Tax Year End Planning 👀

With important tax changes taking place this April, we’ve prepared a few highlights as to what action you or your company might take: 2023 Tax Year End Planning Of course, we have a Budget on 15 March when anything can change, however I’d be surprised if the Chancellor spent any more time on these items. If you’d like to know …

Haywards Heath Town Council

Haywards Heath Town Council have now finalised the events programme for the year, with the return of many of the much-loved events, as well as some new additions too! We have put together an Events and Community Sponsorship Brochure, please see below. Event sponsorship is an excellent way to promote an organisation/ company to a vast number of people. Sponsorship …

The impact of divorce on employees and employers

While the huge personal cost of divorce and separation is well documented, there has been little research on the impact these challenging life events have on peoples’ professional lives. However, recent research by the Positive Parenting Alliance (PPA) found that 90% of people felt that divorce and separation had a negative impact on their ability to do their job. The …

Why your sales team should ‘sell and serve’

Do you have sales agents that focus on getting the sale and nothing else? Do they pass the buck post-sale? Do they take ownership? I work with many Sales Managers and their sales teams that seem fixated with ‘closing the sale’. Do not get me wrong from a sales perspective I get it. You want to close the deal. Make …

Bluebell Digital newsletter

The latest edition of the Bluebell Digital newsletter is available below. Topics include the future of search engines and AI, Google Ads audits and Google Analytics 4. https://diginews.substack.com/p/bluebell-diginews-winter-edition

HMRC’s Talking Points

HMRC’s regular Talking Points provide information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues. We have more Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now: Super-deduction first-year capital allowance This webinar is an overview of the super-deduction capital allowance and covers: • what expenditure qualifies • what exclusions may …

February Visitor Economy Partnership Update

February has been very sunny and bright which can only be good for our wellbeing and for business. We are excited that the latest VisitBritain data forecasts a 4% rise in inbound markets and they have launched their new Great Britain marketing campaign for Europe & US markets to ‘See Things Differently’. Read the full newsletter Here   FUNDING: opportunities available …

How to Create a Product Knowledge Guide that Will Improve Sales Success

Are your sales teams missing out on sales opportunities? Are your customer service teams missing out on up-sell or cross-sell opportunities? Are you feeling frustrated and wondering why this is happening? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you are not alone. I see this happening more often than you might think. Unfortunately, no business can afford …

Welcome to our 10 new members

We are delighted to announce our new members that have recently joined the HHBA business community. Please take a look at their profiles on our Members Directory or visit their website for more details about their business and how to make contact with them. The Marketing Architect Knights Professional Services Ltd Colemans Solicitors (A Parfitt Cresswell Law Firm) University of Brighton Moversaurus …

West Sussex SME support: Net Zero 360 +

I am from the University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform about an upcoming workshop series for West Sussex SMEs.  We’ve developed this three part workshop with the Multiply programme to help businesses get to grips with net zero and build employee numeracy skills. At the end of the workshop, you’ll understand: What net zero means for business How to measure …

Gatwick Airport Business Update – January 2023

Airlines and Routes – By the October half-term of 2022, Gatwick Airport was flying to almost 90% of the destinations it flew prior to the pandemic in 2019, serving 172 destinations during the holiday period, compared to 197 in the same period in 2019 (87%).  Gatwick’s busiest day for departures over the festive period was Friday 30 December, with 107k passengers …