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From The Academy

From The Academy

Posted on 19th July 2018

Year 10 Business Studies Trip On Friday the 4th May, the year 10 business studies students went on a trip to the King’s Centre, Burgess Hill Industrial Estate where local businesses were exhibiting their companies. Once there, we had time to walk around and speak to the local businesses attended. In a well -designed plan to improve our people skills we were asked to complete a questionnaire which required us to engage in conversation with representatives... read more

Travail Has Quality Temps

Travail Has Quality Temps

Posted on 19th July 2018

TRAVAIL EMPLOYMENT GROUP SUMMER TEMPS AVAILABLE NOW!! It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to holidays. It’s a great time of year as an employee and one which we look forward to all year, however as a business it can be a real challenge to cope with the numerous staff holidays. In addition, if your business experiences seasonal highs during summer, staffing levels may be an even bigger problem. This is where summer temps can be... read more

Investing in Youth

Investing in Youth

Posted on 19th July 2018

Time to Shout About Your Company’s Commitment to Young People’s Futures Youth skills development is an important part of the UK’s industrial strategy. Are you playing your part as a business? Can your business help move the youth skills development agenda forward? Investment In Young People (IiYP) is a National Award that recognises the important work that businesses carry out in assisting young people aged 5 to 25 gain employability skills... read more

Making It Out

Making It Out

Posted on 18th July 2018

Making It Out is a new community workshop based in Portslade. It was set up to give people leaving prison an opportunity to learn new skills, gain experience and education with an aim to finding full time employment in the future. Our directors have a variety of backgrounds ranging from teaching to probation, finance and social work. We are looking for local businesses who are interested in commissioning us to make high quality products with a low... read more

Bluelite Expands

Bluelite Expands

Posted on 12th July 2018

Bluelite Graphics are excited to introduce our new company in Henfield for Large Format Printing, You will see that we now have a Flat Bed Printer which enables us to print directly onto signboards, hoardings, banners etc.   Clearly Vizible is also relatively new to the group, but can offer full vehicle wraps on any size vehicle – our unit is big enough to hold a Fire Engine inside so nothing is too big, but come and put us to the challenge! ... read more

Extech Returns to BHBPA

Extech Returns to BHBPA

Posted on 12th July 2018

Extech on the Move! Exciting News. Extech, one of the South’s leading IT services and digital transformation companies, continues to go from strength to strength with a move to new bespoke premises in Burgess Hill in the Heart of Sussex this month. Andrew Hookway the Managing Director said “After over 5 years of successfully growing Extech, including the integration of two acquisitions into the business, the time has come to find a new home to... read more

New Guy at Bennett Oakley

New Guy at Bennett Oakley

Posted on 12th July 2018

Bennett Oakley Solicitors in Burgess Hill are delighted to announce the recruitment of Asim Arshad, a solicitor advocate, who will join our commercial law team and head up our new litigation and disputes department. As an introductory offer for Burgess Hill Business Parks Association members he is offering a no-win no fee debt recovery service. So contact him on 01444 460131 or aa@bennettoakley.co.uk if you have any unpaid bills for further details. Regards Simon... read more

Plans for Shoreham Port

Plans for Shoreham Port

Posted on 12th July 2018

Sussex Property Professionals Dive Deep into Port’s Plans   Property professionals from across Sussex took to the water to hear about future plans for Shoreham Port, a thriving commercial Trust Port on the South Coast which manages the movement of 900 ships and 2 million tonnes of cargo every year.   Tim Hague, Director of Property & Development at Shoreham Port, led a water-borne tour of the port for members of the Sussex Property Alliance... read more

Energy Saving Workshop in BH

Energy Saving Workshop in BH

Posted on 12th July 2018

Within this article there is a key way in which you could reduce your energy bills, thus saving money. It’s not only a key way, it’s a FREE way. If you go along to this free workshop at the King’s Centre you will learn how to make energy saving improvements. It’s partly funded by the EU. Please read on, check this out and sign up by contacting Jack Dale,   jack@sustainablebusiness.org.uk  or by going on the  website.   Utilise... read more

Network Rail Comes Out

Network Rail Comes Out

Posted on 12th July 2018

On |Wednesday this week I went along with reps from the other business organisations to a meeting in Haywards Heath requested by Network Rail to disseminate information about what is happening and why on our rail network. As you would expect, I was intrigued … I never heard of rail operators actually meeting up with the public to discuss problems.  I assumed that the policy has always been to keep passengers in the dark as much as possible... read more

Thanks to BHTC for Event

Thanks to BHTC for Event

Posted on 12th July 2018

The scheduled event on Wednesday this week was at the Burgess Hill Town Council HQ at 4pm, and it became a slight concern when it became clear that it might clash with England’s World Cup semi final game. There were some who dropped out of the event because of the football, but there was still an excellent turnout of members – I counted 36 in the room for the presentation – so well done and thanks to those who were there. After some... read more

Bio Recognised Again

Bio Recognised Again

Posted on 5th July 2018

Cleaning chemicals manufacturer Bio-Productions has once again been recognised by The Green Organisation for their commitment to the environment. Last week, the organisation awarded the Burgess Hill  company a Certificate of Achievement for planting seven trees in June. This contributes to the impressive 114 trees the company have planted as part of the Green Earth Appeal and United Nations Billion Tree Campaign. Trees are planted where the need... read more

Rail Problems on Sunday

Rail Problems on Sunday

Posted on 5th July 2018

Rail passengers urged to plan ahead this Sunday as engineering work takes place on London to Brighton line This message comes from Orlagh Ennis, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Brighton Main Line Improvement Project   With Britain’s heatwave set to continue into the weekend, passengers travelling on the Brighton Main Line this Sunday are urged to consider their travel plans as engineering work will mean no trains are able to run between Three... read more

The £50 Challenge

The £50 Challenge

Posted on 5th July 2018

News from St Peter & St  James Hospice of a new and exciting challenge which should be a good method of raising funds. This week we have launched our £50 challenge, please could you put on the weekly newsletter that is still time to compete in this exciting challenge.   We give you £50 and you have four months to turn it around into more money for the hospice.  You can enter your business as one whole team, or set up some healthy competition... read more

WSCC Seeking Business Guidance

WSCC Seeking Business Guidance

Posted on 5th July 2018

West Sussex County Council is seeking the views of local business owners and residents to help inform its budgeting cycle for the next two years. So far we have heard from around 25 businesses or organisations in West Sussex – but we would like to hear from more! Can you help us, please? As there are just two weeks left to participate, we are emailing you to ask if you would kindly share the message provided below with your business contacts. ... read more

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"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"

Bruce Millington, Manager
(Sutton Winson Ltd)

"If Carlsberg did networking they would do it the BHBPA way. Each event is packed with great ideas, thought provoking presentations and fun. As a small business we feel supported and part of the community. We have built friendships and business relationships and there is always plenty of advice on hand to benefit us all so don’t hesitate to join whatever the nature of your business. "

Angela Gill, Managing Director
(Bio Productions Ltd)

"“I can’t speak highly enough of the BHBPA. As a small local business we feel very much part of a community and thoroughly enjoy the annual exhibition and meetings throughout the year. Over the years we have built fantastic working relationships with many BHBPA members and every meeting and event offers us opportunities to work with more. This is networking at its best! ” "

Judi Arditi, Director
(Travail Employment Group)

""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.""

Dave Farmer, German Translator
(Dave Farmer & Co)