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Posted on 21st June 2017

‘Clearly Vizible’ are the official 2017 sponsors of Sussex Thunder, an American Football Team in Brighton. You can see from the attached photo they look incredibly good wearing our name!  We have also brought them luck this season with 7 wins, 3 more until they reach the championships! We wish them all the best of luck continuing their winning streak. The Sussex Thunder are an American football team from the England based in Brighton, Sussex.... read more

High Quality Office Furniture for sale

High Quality Office Furniture for sale

Posted on 21st June 2017

“Due to office refurbishment, EAO in Albert Drive have surplus office furniture that they would like to sell for a minimal price. Mainly filing cabinets and cupboards in beech / oak wood. Very high quality. They also have surplus offices which will be available to rent from September onwards. Please call Alex or Richard on 01444 236000” ... read more

MSDC Economic Development Policy Meeting

MSDC Economic Development Policy Meeting

Posted on 21st June 2017

On Tuesday evening this week a number of interested BHBPA members gathered at TKC to hear from MSDC about their proposed new economic development strategy. The last policy document was put together in 2013, and so a new five year plan is necessary and the key strategists wanted some input from the business community. Hence they asked me to set up this meeting. Fourteen interested parties turned up. Sally Blomfield, recently appointed Head of Economic... read more

Rockwell Collins Hosts Student Engineers

Rockwell Collins Hosts Student Engineers

Posted on 21st June 2017

“Rockwell Collins UK hosts ‘Introduce a Student to Engineering’ days for local schoolchildren”   “Local children fly F-35 simulator during ‘Introduce a Student to Engineer’ day at Rockwell Collins UK.”   On 14th and 15th June 2017 Rockwell Collins hosted two ‘Introduce a Student to Engineering’ days at their Simulation & Training Centre of Excellence in Burgess Hill, UK. This is the third year that the company have... read more

Burgess Hill Green Circle Network

Burgess Hill Green Circle Network

Posted on 21st June 2017

Dear Peter, It was good meeting you last Tuesday at the B H Sustainable Transport event. My apologies for not forwarding the promised details sooner, in the hope that some of your members would prove supportive, but here they are now. It occurred to me that it could be very useful for a start if your members actually became members of our group for the very modest sum of £6 per year per business. This would ensure that they received a 12 p A4 full... read more

New Chamber President

New Chamber President

Posted on 21st June 2017

New President of Worthing & Adur Chamber Appointed   Chris Coopey, Partner and Practice Director of MHA Carpenter Box, has been appointed as the new President of the Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce, succeeding Peter Bennett who has led the Chamber as President for the last 14 Years.   Chris has had enjoyed a variety of careers, initially in design engineering, before moving on as a telecommunications engineer and during this time,... read more

Tongue Tied South East

Tongue Tied South East

Posted on 15th June 2017

Tongue Tied South East – Your local Translation Services Agency www.tongue-tied-se.co.uk Is your business suffering from the current post Election uncertainty, wondering what else can possibly be thrown at you? Well we decided it was a good time to help our clients and prospective clients. As a local provider of translation and other related language services, with a track record of 30 years in the business and a recent winner of Best UK Translation... read more

A Peek into Alexander Rose

A Peek into Alexander Rose

Posted on 15th June 2017

On Monday morning this week Paul Shearing and I visited Alexander Rose, the company at the bottom of Victoria Road with the large chair outside, at the request of Mike Brand, the Financial Director there. Alexander Rose was formed in 1994, by a Danish guy, Borge Leth, and the Pepera’s,  a wealthy Ghanaian family, to sell garden furniture to the UK market, from their extensive factory in West Africa. The Pepera family remained 100% shareholders... read more

Another Win for Sussex

Another Win for Sussex

Posted on 15th June 2017

Wells stars again as Sussex victorious An unbeaten 90 from in-form Luke Wells guided Sussex to a five-wicket win over Leicestershire at Grace Road on Monday, our second successive win in the Specsavers County Championship. Wells, who was 27 not out overnight, received solid support from Stiaan van Zyl in compiling a partnership of 70 for the fourth wicket. Neither batsman took unnecessary risks, though Wells did go to his half-century in style, hitting... read more

Another Defeat for BHCC

Another Defeat for BHCC

Posted on 15th June 2017

Newsletter 13 June 2017 #73 Senior cricket Tables – Fixtures First XI – lost by three wickets in the final over at Roffey. Tom Penfold hit a brilliant 64 in tough batting conditions as Hill posted a respectable 180 all out in the final over. In reply early wickets restricted Roffey, with returning Ian Simpson taking three as Hill looked set to win at 73-6. But Roffey rallied and a combination of good batting, dropped catches and a short... read more

Vote now for Time 4 Children

Vote now for Time 4 Children

Posted on 15th June 2017

Sainsbury’s    Local Charity of the Year We are delighted that the staff at Sainsbury’s, Bannister Way, Haywards Heath have chosen Time 4 Children as one of three local charities that customers can vote for to be Sainsbury’s new Charity Partner for 2017! Since 2005 we have made a huge difference to the lives of more than 750 local children aged between 4 and 12, by giving each and every one of them the long-term 1:1 Emotional Listening Support... read more

Charity Saving with Nova

Charity Saving with Nova

Posted on 14th June 2017

Every year charities like yours pay more VAT on their campaigns than they need to. Thanks to our new agency agreement with Royal Mail, we can make a significant proportion of postage costs VAT exempt. Our solution ensures the money stays within your charity rather than being passed to HMRC. With a minimum saving of 3p per letter can you afford not to review your options? Our Contract allows us to charge VAT on the transportation to Royal Mail delivery... read more

Electric Bikes the Way Forward

Electric Bikes the Way Forward

Posted on 14th June 2017

On Tuesday evening this week the BHBPA joined with the Sustainable Business Partnership to put on an event at the Martlets Hall. The focus was squarely on what we can do locally to promote sustainable methods of transport. An audience of 30 or so interested parties gathered to hear several speakers. Rachel Crisp, from Mid Sussex District Council, gave us an idea of the challenges facing the Mid Sussex community as a result of changes over the next... read more

Unit for Rent

Unit for Rent

Posted on 8th June 2017

BBA will be relocating to Worthing at the end of the month, so therefore we will have our unit on Bolney Grange available for rent. It’s on Bolney Grange Business Park and has is 1840 sq ft internally with a mezzanine floor for offices. Outside is 2000 sq ft with parking for up to 18 cars. We are looking for £20,000 per annum. We ideally would like a long term occupancy. Regards James Butcher Director BBA   ... read more

Employers at Central Sussex Open Evening

Employers at Central Sussex Open Evening

Posted on 8th June 2017

Central Sussex College Welcomes Employers to its Open Evening   Central Sussex College welcomed local employers, along with prospective students and apprentices, to its Open Evening on Wednesday 7 June.   The College’s Business Development Team and Skills Advisers were on hand to talk to employers about the recent changes to Apprenticeships, while the Job Shop explained how they can help with recruitment by matching candidates to local... read more

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"Servecorp have been members of the BHBPA for many years. The BHBPA organise interesting events as well as networking meetings. It is a good opportunity to meet with other local businesses and share views and problems. There is plenty of interaction and synergies between the various companies. Peter does a sterling job keeping the lines of communication open between the local businesses as well as our local council and other authorities."

Amanda White, Partner
(Servecorp)

"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.
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Mark O'Shea, Partner
(Rawlison Butler)

"“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)

"“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)