Achieving Faster Business Growth in Your Business

Growth in business can mean many things…from profit, margins, scale, your team and more. How you grow is closely tied to your business direction, and your operations, systems and processes need to keep pace to support and enable that growth. Growing and scaling a business is a leadership challenge in its own right and sadly many struggle to achieve it. …

Opportunities, events and updates for businesses 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. https://mailer.brighton.ac.uk/l/1BF/business_March_2024 If you would like to learn more about how the University of Brighton could work with your business – visit www.brighton.ac.uk/business or get in touch at

Mental Health in the Workplace – an essential and not a nice to have

In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environments, prioritising mental health has become essential for maintaining employee well-being and productivity. While many businesses have recognised the importance of mental health, the support can be limited to a few known options such as counselling and therapy. However, one effective way to address the wellbeing of your highly critical resources, which is less …

Navigating UK’s Flexible Working Bill: Understanding Your Options

April will mark a significant milestone in the UK’s employment landscape with the introduction of the Flexible Working Bill and changes to Flexible Working Legislation. This shift isn’t just a minor tweak in employment law; it’s a transformative move that acknowledges the evolving needs and expectations of the modern workforce. However, despite this progressive step, there’s a lingering skepticism in some industries …

Love Luxury Events Celebrates 8 Years in Business!

Love Luxury Events has hit the magnificent milestone of eight fabulous years in the business of making unique and memorable events! Let’s pop the champagne (or the sparkling elderflower, if you prefer) and take a whimsical stroll down memory lane, complete with memorable mishaps, tear-jerking moments, and all the glitz and glamour that comes with the territory. First off, let’s …

Love Luxury in South Africa

So, for the past 2 months I have been working in the stunning country of South Africa on a project for one of our amazing clients here at Love Luxury Events. It has been quite challenging facing the things that everyone in SA takes for granted, we may both speak English but it’s a different ball game all together when …

Can you help Tisshaws find three Community Champions 2024?

Do you know any unsung local heroes who have helped to make our community a better place? As part of Tisshaws Community Champions 2024 campaign, the firm are looking for three Community Champions to reward with a £50 voucher from a local business or hospitality venue. Tisshaws first started the awards during the height of the pandemic in 2020 and …

Online maths and climate change course – for West Sussex

Clean Growth UK, a university-led innovation network, has partnered with the Sussex Maths Tutor and Small99, to develop a unique online course for the Multiply programme. Maths and climate change made easy will help you get to grips with net zero and boost your confidence with everyday maths. Learn at your own pace in your own time by completing a series …

5 benefits of a First Step Web Assessment

As fraud and cyber threats continue to evolve, it’s crucial for businesses to stay ahead of the game and ensure the protection of their online presence. That’s why we, at The South East Cyber Resilience Centre, provide a first step web assessment service, designed to help businesses like yours secure their website and mitigate potential risks. Our web assessment service …

Haywards Heath Dementia Peer Support Group

We have now launched the Haywards Heath Dementia Peer Support Group! This drop in support group provides a safe space for those who have a loved one living with Dementia to share their experiences and offer guidance and support to each other. Thursday 25th April 2pm-4pm Town Hall, Haywards Heath Tuesday 25th June 2pm-4pm Martlet Manor, Haywards Heath Tea and …

Trustee role at MSVA

Our current board is a committed bunch, with a broad range of skills. If you have lived-experience of  barriers to volunteering or accessing local services, we would be keen to hear from you and support you. If you are a first-time trustee, we would be particularly keen to hear from you and support you. If you are a young trustee (existing or …

Plumpton Racecourse is a hidden gem

Plumpton Racecourse is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of Jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. Our Eggcellent Easter Festival is coming up on Sunday 31st March and Monday 1st April, and we would love …

Breathe Life into your HR Software this Spring with 25% off

We’re excited to share our new and exclusive offer. We will be running a free BreatheHR webinar on Monday 25th March at 11am via MS Teams to explain how to give your business the boost it deserves with budget-friendly, access anywhere HR Software. Why try Breathe? ✨ Time Savings: Save up to 4 hours per week with user-friendly HR software 📉 Cost-Effective: Benefit from the …

Reserved for HHBA at The Lockhart Tavern 28th March

We are delighted to announce that ‘Reserved for HHBA’ is continuing to be part the HHBA events programme. We have booked a table at The Lockhart Tavern on The Broadway in Haywards Heath, once a month. Book Your Ticket Here It’s a table reserved just for HHBA members between 5-6pm on the last Thursday of the month. It’s a really …

London Gatwick calls for groups in Kent, Surrey and Sussex to apply for £250,000 of funding

The Gatwick Airport Community Trust is open for funding applications from local groups and projects across Kent, Surrey and Sussex until 31 March. The Gatwick Airport Community Trust supports schemes that benefit diverse sections of the local community and aims to make a positive contribution to the quality of life of the communities affected by the airport and its continuing growth A total of …

B Corp Certification

Make Business a Force For Good B Lab is the nonprofit network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet. We won’t stop until all business is a force for good. B Lab’s standards are at the heart of the B Corp movement, defining social, environmental, and governance best practices for businesses. We are evolving the …

Creating Effective Facebook and Google Business Ads

In this comprehensive guide for the brilliant members of HHBA, we’ll dive into the strategies for creating the best-performing ads on Facebook and Google Business, while also exploring the dos and don’ts for each platform. Understanding Facebook Ads… Facebook Ads offer businesses a powerful platform to reach a diverse audience and drive meaningful interactions. Let’s explore the strategies for maximising …

Last Call to Get Ahead of the Digital Curve in 2024!

It’s been an exciting few months since we launched the Grow Digital West Sussex roadshow. Now, we’re approaching the end of the road so we’d love to share the feedback, and to offer you one last chance to attend. During the course of the programme, it’s truly been an honour to help local businesses. We’ve met lovely people during the …

Menopause Awareness for businesses 8th May

Haywards Heath Business Association in partnership with Mid Sussex District Council are delighted to be co-hosting this Menopause Awareness event for businesses. Menopause specialists from Myla Health will be speaking about how menopause might affect you, your colleagues or employees in the workplace. They will discuss simple strategies for supporting employees, raising awareness and creating a workplace culture which is open …

Safeguard your business with our First Step Web Assessment

At The South East Cyber Resilience Centre, we understand the critical importance of securing your online presence. In today’s digital age, businesses are increasingly vulnerable to fraud and cyber threats, and the security of your website is paramount. That’s why we are excited to introduce our First Step Web Assessment Service, designed to help businesses like yours fortify their online …

Help to Grow funding finance event

Brought to you by Help to Grow in partnership with Let’s Do Business and supported by NatWest, this networking breakfast at Plus X is an exciting opportunity to discover what funding and growth support is available to Brighton and Sussex SME leaders. Join us for a coffee and pastry and learn how to navigate the funding landscape with Fiona Anderson …

The March & April Diamond Magazine is here

Our friends at Gatwick Diamond are pleased to let you know that they have just published the latest edition of the Diamond Magazine. Here’s the link to your copy: Edition 25 https://www.gatwickdiamondbusiness.com/diamond-magazine/

Sustainable transport and logistics: accelerating the transition

Join Let’s Go! Net Zero for their next event, focusing on sustainable transport and logistics! This event is for any business in West Sussex looking to reduce the environmental impact of travel and logistics. This FREE event includes: A tour of Shoreham Port Lunch at the Port Kitchen A series of lightning talks from businesses and sector experts A panel …

Do you know how to spot a scam?

HHBA invite you to join us for our breakfast meeting on 17th April at Lindfield Golf Club on Fraud and cyber security awareness. Book Your Ticket Here In this short presentation, Chris White (South East Cyber Resilience Centre) and Yann Davis (ABCOM IT Solutions) will explore cyber-attacks, how they work and will provide some insightful statistics to help illustrate the current cyber threat. They will; Understand …