BURGESS HILL's voice of local business

The BHBPA is a ‘not for profit’ company established to pursue the common business interests of our membership, speak with a coherent voice on local business matters and contribute positively to the wider local community. We view business as a key enabler of society at large and our local communities in particular.

meet some of our members

The membership base of BHBPA is wonderfully varied. Every business & organisation that is a member of BHBPA has a story to tell, as well as offering products and services that are highly relevant to their chosen customer segments.

Our members include global household brands, award winning domestic and international businesses as well as numerous local service providers. While some are part of huge multinational businesses, others are thriving owner / managed companies based purely in Burgess Hill. Some are sales distributors for renowned brands marketing products that we all rely on, yet others are industry innovators with specialist capabilities. Collectively our members ‘put Burgess Hill on the map’.

Enjoy our Meet the Locals interviews, our regular focus on innovation and our uplifting human stories…

Steve Willis Training Centres

Meet Steve Willis, MD of Steve Willis Training Centres, a local success story that has developed over 1,000 skilled apprentices. Without doubt SWTC is one of the most visible businesses on the Sheddingdean Business Park.

Meet the Locals

We like to find out more about our local businesses and how company leaders are expecting the future to shape up. In our regular interview section we talk about business success and how to sustain it...
our conversation

Rapid Results Personal Training

Jenny Weller explains how Rapid Results Personal Training has been on the innovation trail...

Innovation & product news

There's nothing as exciting as the launch of a new product or some other innovation. Here is where we regularly share the energy that creativity and doing 'something new' has brought to one of our member companies.
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Community Transport Sussex

CT Sussex is busily transporting elderly local people safely in order to have their Covid-19 vaccinations. A big thank you to all of CT Sussex's great colleagues and volunteers for making this happen. No doubt demand will only increase in the coming weeks with this important work.

Uplifting stories

BHBPA members are often involved in contributing to the wider community, whether that's charitable good works, developing people or just have fun as teams of people. Here we regularly feature an uplifting story.
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MEMBERS DIRECTORY

Our Members Directory is the easy way to find out who our members are, what they do and how you can make contact. Being on our directory makes being found by others easier for our members, and is a great way to showcase our community!

Click here for how to create your listing.

Emergency & Urgent Bulletin Information

Search here for information you need to locate quickly, for example how to contact Sussex Police, or browse through recent Members Bulletins with urgent news items. And please feel free to contact us if you think we’ve missed anything that needs highlighting or you’d find useful…

Obviously the pandemic is stressing many businesses and business owners, but there is help available to try to support local businesses.

Mid Sussex District Council fully recognises that knowing what to apply for and how can be a challenge. In order to help the local business community MSDC is hosting a webinar at 1pm on Wednesday 20th January 2021 to try and make the help that is available simpler to understand and to advise you how to apply.

The session will cover Covid-19 business and discretionary grants as well as information on business rates reliefs. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

The session will be chaired by the Council Leader, Jonathan Ash-Edwards. The Council's Business Unit Leader for Revenues and Benefits, Kevin Stewart, will present the information and answer any questions.

If you would like to attend please email covid19grants@midsussex.gov.uk giving your name, business name and type of business.

On Thursday, 19th November 2020 several members reported siting of suspicious traders offering 'cheap' tarmac services. Buyers beware. 

Choose the correct option:

  • Option 1 – If there’s immediate risk to safety treat the incident as an emergency and call 999
  • Option 2 – If the threat is NOT immediate, call 101
  • Option 3 – For matters of a more preventative nature that require local police involvement call 01273 470101

In all cases make a note of the Police case number, known as the CAD reference and please inform the Coordinator on martyn@bhbpa.co.uk

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