1st Burgess Hill Scout Group are having a big tidy up inside the HQ. To store some of the shared equipment we need some more cupboards. Ideally we are looking for 2 or 3 lockable metal cupboards about 5 – 6 feet tall. If any of the companies within BHBPA have such cupboards that are surplus to their requirements we would be pleased to take them off their hands. Please contact Mike larcombe on 01444 245444 ... more details
New IOSH course dates announced Sutton Winson’s IOSH Managing Safely course in February has just sold out so they announced new dates for April. The course is covering the Health & Safety management and environmental basics in a high impact interactive package, involving animated media, board games, quizzes and DVDs. This genuinely different approach to Health & Safety learning is aimed at directors, managers or supervisors... more details
12 February 2019
Come along for our annual breakfast meeting at the Birch Hotel. We have been coming here for nine years, and it is always packed. People know that they get a good atmosphere, interesting speaker and a hearty breakfast here. On this occasion David Christmas, from Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers, is going to give a presentation about the dangers of the internet and specifically cyber crime. This event is free to members of the BHBPA. ... more details
14 February 2019
A Foundation Course in Importing – The King’s Centre – Burgess Hill – Thursday 14 February 2019 0930 – 1630 This seminar will offer practical guidance on the latest procedures, terminology and documentation required for successful importing. It will consider the importance of the relationship with the supplier, the logisitics process, cost and risk issues and import customs procedures. The course will highlight some of the... more details
20 February 2019
I have been asked by our communications team to promote a Food Hygiene Training Course which might be of interest to local businesses in Burgess Hill. Please see more details in the flyer attached. If possible, would you include the promotion of this on the BHBPA website? A summary of the details is as followed; The Food Hygiene Training Course is being delivered by a CIEH approved trainer Training will take place on the 20 February... more details
07 March 2019
Request for volunteers for Speed Networking at The Burgess Hill Academy Once again in order to assist our Year 9 students in choosing their GCSE options, the Academy will be hosting a Speed Networking Event on Thursday 7th March 2019. The event will start with a 30 minute networking breakfast at 8.15am, followed by two one hour sessions 8.50am to 9.50am and 9.50am to 10.50am. Students will be in groups of 3/4 and they will spend 5 minutes asking questions... more details
""BHBPA is a really well organised and run group, great for networking and benefitting from knowledgeable local speakers with real business insight. Peter brings enthusiasm and humour which helps drive the association forward. I am glad to be part of it.""
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."
"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "
"Since joining BHBPA we have found it to be a dynamic and vibrant members’ organisation, with excellent, regular and informative meetings.
Peter Liddell does a first class job in ensuring that members’ interests are aired and addressed.