Posted on 29th March 2017
Calling Engineering Companies
Downlands School in Hassocks are desperately looking for placements for Work Experience in Engineering for their current Year 10 students. Can you help? They need places during the week July 17th – 21st. If you make products, use machinery, produce items made out of wood or metal, you may well be able to help.
It is very important that students who have an interest in engineering should be encouraged to pursue that interest. As a country we have shut down too much of our manufacturing in the recent past, and now we need to get back to making goods for ourselves again. We must encourage engineers – they are vital for the country’s future.
If you take a student you will not only be helping that person; you will also be doing your bit to revive manufacturing in Britain. And it may be that the person to whom you give a place will go on to be an employee of yours or an entrepreneur of the future.
"As the local hospice for the area, it’s great that we receive so much support from the BHBPA. Last year the members raised an amazing £2150 through activities such as Bake Off and the BHBiz Awards. Each well planned members meeting enables good networking opportunities and speakers that are relevant to the present climate and local issues. We are proud to be members of BHBPA."
"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."
"“I have belonged to this group since I started my own business, Lea Graham Associates, in 1986. The association has been through several incarnations since then, but its most recent one, BHBPA, is by far the best.
It’s much more than just a networking group, although it is supremely good at that too. BHBPA is inclusive and friendly and acts like a mutual-support society. The events are stimulating, worthwhile and often great fun and I believe most members share this opinion.”"
"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. "