New Business Support for West Sussex

Business support is now available via the new Growth Hub at West Sussex County Council. Following the government’s decision to transfer the functions of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) the previous functions of the regional LEP Coast to Capital have transferred to West Sussex County Council (WSCC). Both the Careers Hub and Growth Hub functions are now housed at WSCC. The Careers Hub …

June 2024 Events from BIPC Sussex

This month, we are pleased to introduce our new BIPC Sussex Expert, Alessandro Calzolari. Alessandro is a consultant specialising in Marketing and Consumer Psychology, offering a series of five workshops aimed at providing participants with the tools and insights necessary to thrive in today’s competitive landscape. Alessandro will be delivering one workshop each month, with the first session on 24 …

ABCOM IT Solutions Joins Forces with SECRC to Combat Cybercrime in the South East

ABCOM IT Solutions Joins Forces with SECRC to Combat Cybercrime in the South East. We are thrilled to announce that ABCOM IT Solutions has partnered with The South East Cyber Resilience Centre (SECRC). This strategic collaboration aims to bolster cyber defenses for businesses in the South East, ensuring robust protection against the ever-evolving threat of cybercrime. Discover more about this …

Bluebird Charity Golf Day

Join Us for the Bluebird Charity Golf Day! Event Date: Friday, 27th September 2024 Venue: Mid Sussex Golf Club, Spatham Lane, Ditchling BN6 8XJ Start Time: Arrival from 8 AM, Tee off at 9 AM The Bluebird Charity Golf Day is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a golf day while supporting a great cause. This event features a 4 Ball …

MSVA E-Bulletin May 2024

Read the latest E-Bulletin from Mid Sussex Voluntary Action, including details on Volunteers week June 3rd- 9th – http://MSVA E-Bulletin, 16 May 2024 (mailchi.mp) Highlights Include MSVA UPDATES & NEWS MSVA FORUMS FUNDING VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES LOCAL EVENTS JOB OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYEE LAW & STAFF WELLBEING UPDATES TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES RESOURCES & INFORMATION

Good Neighbours CARE receives High Sheriff award

Local charity and HHBA member Good Neighbours CARE recently received an award from the High Sheriff of West Sussex. At a ceremony held at Thakeham Village Hall, the charity was rewarded for its ‘great and valuable service to the community’. During his year in office, Andy Bliss visited many organisations across the county and selected a few that he thought …

Exclusive Discount For Shredded Neat’s New Website

Shredded Neat – Exclusive Offer, Discover Our New Website and Enjoy 10% Off Your First Online Purchase! As a fellow member of the Hayward’s Heath Business Association, we would like you to join us to celebrate the launch of our new website with an exclusive 10% Off your first online purchase. Click the link below to automatically apply your discount …

Mid Sussex Business Support page

To keep up to date on local business support please see the following link to MSDC Business Support page. https://www.midsussex.gov.uk/business-licensing/business-support/

Adult and Child First Aid courses

Confidence, knowledge and skills – three things that come from a First Aid course. Oh and a lot of fun! I regularly run both adult and child first aid courses which you are able to book on to. The next ones available are: MINI MEDICS – a fantastic course for children aged between 8-11 years to learn the basics of …

Futureproofing Cyber Security:The 2024 Guide to Improving Security Posture

This week, ABCOM presented for the Haywards Heath Business Association (HHBA) alongside Chris White from South East Resilence Centre. We discussed some of our solutions to ensure business safety for Cybersecurity. In this article and guide, we expand on the various solutions. The current landscape of cyber threats exposes all businesses to risks, regardless of their size, industry, or maturity …

Cyber attacks: Stronger, faster, and more sophisticated

A new security report has revealed some alarming trends. First off, cyber attacks are becoming faster than ever. Breakout times (that’s the time it takes for a criminal to move within your network after first getting in) have dropped significantly. We’re talking an average of just 62 minutes compared to 84 minutes last year. Not only are these attacks faster, …

Copilot in Microsoft Teams: Top 5 Uses (with Prompts)

Artificial intelligence is the current headline technology of the 2020s. With so many ways for organisations to use AI in 2024, making sure you’re up to date with the latest advancements in AI will ensure that you have an edge on the competition.    Microsoft’s AI chat tool – Microsoft Copilot – is shaping the way organisations work. With so many …

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 …

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 …

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 …

New Members – Sherrards Employment Law Solicitors

Sherrards is a leading employment law firm with a strong reputation for providing employment law advisory services, HR consultancy and employment related training. We specialise in employment law, providing a full range of cost-effective legal services, with a strong focus on reaching the best commercial outcome for our clients. We have an excellent track record, as reflected in our growth and …

Cybersecurity L&D Consulting

Introducing Cybility Cybility is not your typical cybersecurity and training provider, but the virtuoso composer of cyber resilience. Information is the melody that powers both your organisation and our daily lives, with technology as the instrument that plays every note.  Imagine that a cybersecurity attack prevents you from accessing information in your systems; it’s like musicians being unable to read …

Hop Sun Tap – Brewery area reopening with extended opening hours

The Hop Sun is reopening the new brewery area The excitement has been building over the past few weeks as our brewery area has undergone a remarkable transformation from building site to, well a proper taproom bar!  From Thursday 22 February we will be opening the new bar area for you all to enjoy. Gone is the cold and sometimes …

Introducing Microsoft 365 Copilot for Office

Join us for an insightful exploration of the remarkable AI tool, Microsoft 365 Copilot. In this webinar, we will provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of Copilot, highlighting its immense potential. After the event please feel free to schedule one-on-one calls with us, where we can discuss the effective management of data and Copilot specifically tailored to your unique business …

Free Ferret Welfare Evening

Well ahead of the national ferret day, we are pleased to be running a free Ferret Welfare evening on Wednesday, 28th February between 7.30 – 9pm at our practice in Haywards Heath. We will discuss ferret husbandry, nutrition, welfare issues and health conditions, that can affect ferrets, and what we can do to reduce some of the risks. We will …