MSDC Business Bulletin Spring 2024

New partnerships and support for our local economy. It has been a busy start to 2024, with lots to update on as we welcome in Spring and the warmer and hopefully drier weather. This issue includes important news about the visitor economy with exciting opportunities and emerging partnerships for Sussex. The Council is keen to raise the profile of Mid …

Let’s Go! Net Zero – West Sussex Sustainable Business Showcase

Date and location: Tue, 25 Jun 2024 11:00 – 14:00, Aldingbourne Country Centre, Blackmill Lane, Westergate, PO18 0JP Booking link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-sussex-sustainable-business-showcase-tickets-881854158527?aff=oddtdtcreator Summary Join Let’s Go! Net Zero at the stunning Aldingbourne Country Centre on 25 June for a celebration of sustainable business and to hear how it’s done. This event is for any West Sussex business that is interested in …

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

Government Weekly updates

We have been sent the following Government updates, please read the full details below. HMRC email updates, videos and webinars for employing people Learn more about getting started as an employer or running a small business including registration, payroll, tax returns, tax bills and payments. Change made: Live webinar links for submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online, employee travel, travel …

Is your business being asked to obtain Cyber Essentials Certification?

As cybercrime rockets, and looks set to continue its unprecedented upward trajectory, an increasing number of insurance companies are asking clients to be Cyber Essentials Certified as a mandatory requirement. Larger companies are also increasingly demanding that their smaller suppliers demonstrate a commitment to cybersecurity by completing the Cyber Essentials Certification, in a bid to protect their supply chain. Obtaining …

Has your business been asked to complete it’s Cyber Essentials Certification?

Larger businesses must now demonstrate their commitment to cybersecurity throughout their supply chains. Many now require their smaller suppliers complete the Cyber Essentials Certification—an initiative developed by the UK Government. If you’ve been asked to complete this certification, you might not know what’s involved or where to start. At Sussex Tech Support, we’ve demonstrated our true commitment to Cyber Security …

Meet the Experts:How to De-stress for Work Success and make Retirement an Encore worth celebrating!

HHBA invite you to join us for our breakfast networking meeting on 19th June at Lindfield Golf Club on How to De-stress for Work Success and make Retirement an Encore worth celebrating! Book Your Ticket Here In this session, Sam Rehan from SamRehan.com will demonstrate how to de-stress and access peak performance with fun and relaxation and Sarah Harrison from Futurum Group will explore how to …

HHBA Survey results and winner

Thank you to all of you who entered our survey. We really appreciate all the feedback and insight you provided us with. It really helps us understand what our local business community needs.  The winner of the annual Membership goes to Michael Stratford from Community Transport Sussex. We look forward to continuing to support the valuable work that Community Transport …

Iconic Digital Free SEO Webinar – The Future of Search Engine Optimisation

Do you want quality traffic to your website? As experienced players (or marketers) will tell you, initial moves in SEO make all the difference to a company’s online performance, brand recognition and overall reach. With more companies tapping into SEO than ever before, we’re hosting a complimentary webinar so you can begin improving your strategies when it comes to using …

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 …

Meet the Experts:How to De-stress for Work Success and make Retirement an Encore worth celebrating!

HHBA invite you to join us for our breakfast networking meeting on 19th June at Lindfield Golf Club on How to De-stress for Work Success and make Retirement an Encore worth celebrating! Book Your Ticket Here In this session, Sam Rehan from SamRehan.com will demonstrate how to de-stress and access peak performance with fun and relaxation and Sarah Harrison from Futurum Group will explore how to …

HHBA Survey results and winner

Thank you to all of you who entered our survey. We really appreciate all the feedback and insight you provided us with. It really helps us understand what our local business community needs.  The winner of the annual Membership goes to Michael Stratford from Community Transport Sussex. We look forward to continuing to support the valuable work that Community Transport …

FREE WORKPLACE HEALTH WELLBEING SERVICE

Our Workplace Health is a funded service, providing a resource for local businesses to support employee’s wellbeing. Research has found that businesses who support employee wellbeing see improved engagement, retention, and productivity. We deliver support at your workplace, from advisors trained in lifestyle and behaviour change. We offer:   WELLBEING TALKS  – 45/60min talks on Teams or delivered in the work …

Update on parking charges across the Mid Sussex region

Dear HHBA members, You may or may not remember that I asked you for your views on the recent increase in parking charges across the Mid Sussex region. To give you a quick over view, charges will increase by 10% in Burgess Hill, 20% in Haywards Heath and 30% in East Grinstead. The parking will also be extended to charge …

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 …

Networking with the Help to Grow Management programme 4th June

Haywards Heath Business Association invite you to join our networking event on Tuesday 4th June. There will be plenty of time to network with fellow business owners and make new contacts in order to build those vital relationships and collaborations between local businesses. We are delighted to announce that the University of Brighton, Help to Grow Management team will be …

Be our monthly featured member or newsletter sponsor

I wish to highlight our sponsorship opportunities to you. We have the monthly featured member spot on our website homepage, which is £60 per month. Every day for a whole month, you can have your logo and company details prominently displayed on our homepage with links back to your website. With hundreds of visitors, it’s an excellent place to be …

Mid Sussex to promote 70 hectares of employment space at UKREiiF

Opportunity Mid Sussex, the inward investment platform of Mid Sussex District Council, will promote 70 hectares of employment space at one of the UK’s premier real estate, investment, and infrastructure shows. Representatives from Mid Sussex District Council will attend UKREiiF in Leeds from 21-23 May 2024 to promote and showcase the area to investors, building on the many strengths of …

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/

Spring into Summer

For the first time, we are allowing business stalls at Spring into Summer! Event Timing: Sunday 2nd June 1.30pm-4.00pm Event Address: Muster Green, Haywards Heath If you would like to attend the event, please fill in the form below. The deadline for booking forms to be received is Wednesday 15th May. We may be unable to accommodate any bookings after this …

FREE BIPC EVENTS IN MAY

The Business & IP Centre (BIPC) Sussex with its Regional Centre BIPC Brighton & Hove at Jubilee Library and its BIPC Local at Crawley Library, supports entrepreneurs, inventors, and small businesses across Sussex, from that first spark of inspiration to successfully launching and developing a business. As well as being a hub for entrepreneurs to network and attend events, it …