News (September 2017)

Sussex Chamber Course

Sussex Chamber Course

Posted on 28th September 2017

A Foundation Course in Importing – The King’s Centre – Burgess Hill – Monday 09 October 2017  0930 – 1630   The seminar will offer practical guidance on the latest procedures, terminology and documentation required for successful importing. It will highlight some of the pitfalls that often cause importers to incur unnecessary costs and delays and suggest some ways of avoiding these.   It will increase understanding... read more

New SEO Expert for Rose Media Group

New SEO Expert for Rose Media Group

Posted on 28th September 2017

Rose Media Group welcomes in-house SEO expert to expanding team Burgess Hill-based digital marketing agency Rose Media Group (RMG) is delighted to announce the arrival of its new Head of SEO and Content Marketing, Sebastian Beaton. Sebastian has a proven track record of helping businesses – both in house and as a consultant – to improve their search rankings through content optimisation, link building and keyword strategy. Sebastian, who... read more

Pleasant Gathering at PVL

Pleasant Gathering at PVL

Posted on 28th September 2017

Twenty four members and friends turned up at PVL on Wednesday evening this week to enjoy the good company of other members and to hear about the fantastic success of the Preview Group.  We were treated to home made cupcakes, which were delicious, and a healthy assortment of fruit juices while we listened and tried to absorb the details of what exactly goes on in this fantastic asset to the business parks of Burgess Hill. We heard short presentations... read more

Email Marketing Course at Preview

Email Marketing Course at Preview

Posted on 27th September 2017

On October 18th, Come and Discover how Email Marketing can help you reach more customers. So what are the tips and tricks to getting email marketing right? There isn’t one magic solution – it is about getting each step right, quality data and crafting compelling messages. So if you want to know more, join us at our next Breakfast Business Booster session to learn lots of ideas for you to try right away: •    Value your database –... read more

Lauren Wins BHBPA Trophy

Lauren Wins BHBPA Trophy

Posted on 27th September 2017

The Burgess Hill Academy in association with Burgess Hill Business Parks were proud to present their Work Experience Student of the Year Award during their Post 16 Information Evening on 21st September.   Over 120 Year 10 students were placed in companies within Sussex and the surrounding area, some even travelled up to London.  The winner gave an excellent presentation to the parents and honoured guests attending the Post 16 Information Evening... read more

Digital and You Exhibition

Digital and You Exhibition

Posted on 27th September 2017

Checkatrade MD to take centre stage at council’s free Digital & You event Kevin Byrne announced as keynote speaker at Open4Business expo in Burgess Hill on 17th October   Mid Sussex District Council announces the return of its free ‘Digital & You’ event under the Open 4 Business initiative to the King’s Centre in Burgess Hill on Tuesday 17th October from 11.30-4pm. Adopting a digital theme for the second year running, the event is... read more

Office Space Required

Office Space Required

Posted on 27th September 2017

OFFICE SPACE REQUIRED 1000 to 2000 sq ft In Burgess Hill With car parking   Contact: Aneela Rose, 01444 241341, aneela@rosemediagroup.co.uk ... read more

Job at Balcombe Glass

Job at Balcombe Glass

Posted on 27th September 2017

General Assistant Required   To work within a small, close team Duties to include the Manufacture of Sealed Double Glazed units and to Assist with Glazing works of all types. Previous Experience an advantage, but not essential as full training provided Excellent opportunities for progression. Must be Self-Motivated and have a good attention to detail. Please contact the office in the first instance on 01444 230986  Email carol@balcombeglass.co.uk Pay... read more

Brighton Business Expo Coming

Brighton Business Expo Coming

Posted on 26th September 2017

The Brighton Business Expo is next taking place on Thursday 5 October 2017 at Brighton Racecourse! The business exhibition is the ultimate event for all ambitious businesses who are looking to grow and prosper in Brighton & Hove. Whether you’re an existing business looking to grow, a business in the early stages, or want to explore the possibilities of starting your own business – you will find something of interest at the show. At this free-to-attend... read more

Black Widows in Training

Black Widows in Training

Posted on 25th September 2017

E-mpower.IT Support Girl Power on the Rugby Pitch! Following on from becoming a sponsor of Burgess Hill Rugby Football Club in March 2017, Burgess Hill based e-mpower.IT who offer Managed IT Services and IT Support to growing businesses in the south east, thought it would be good idea to take part in one of the training sessions, not with the men but; the Ladies Rugby Team – also known as the Black Widows. E-mpower.IT’s Marketing Manager, Jo... read more

Aneela up for Sporting Excellence

Aneela up for Sporting Excellence

Posted on 21st September 2017

Aneela Rose Shortlisted for Sporting Excellent Award In recognition of her national powerlifting achievements and forthcoming British Championships, Aneela Rose, MD of very successful digital and PR agency Rose Media Group has been shortlisted for the Sporting Excellence Award at the More Radio Awards. The award ceremony takes place on 12th October at the South of England Showground. Good luck Aneela! Aneela has been featured many times in this newsletter... read more

New Redhill Office for KS

New Redhill Office for KS

Posted on 20th September 2017

Kingston Smith celebrates new Redhill office   On 6 September 2017, top 20 chartered accountants and business advisers, Kingston Smith, hosted a party to launch its new office in Redhill. The office is ideally located for clients in the local business community and in a prime position for access to London and the new Crossrail when it opens next year.   The party was very well-attended by clients and contacts from local businesses and charities.... read more

Building to Let / The Demise of Nova

Building to Let / The Demise of Nova

Posted on 20th September 2017

This week I received from Stiles Harold Williams the details of a building which is available to let on the newer part of the Victoria Business Park. As the photo shows, it is the former premises of our good friends at Nova Direct Mail, who were active members of the BHBPA for many years. Andy, Jon and Stuart often supported the BHBPA, eg at events, quiz nights and at the Amex in May. Indeed, they used to do the invoice mailing for us and were always... read more

New Associate Director at CB

New Associate Director at CB

Posted on 20th September 2017

Associate Tax Director Appointed at MHA Carpenter Box   Andrew Neuman has been appointed as an Associate Director in the Tax Services Group at Gatwick and Worthing-based chartered accountants and chartered tax advisers, MHA Carpenter Box.   Andrew’s accountancy career commenced in Crawley in 2004 with national accountancy firm Baker Tilly, where he trained and specialised in tax, becoming a Chartered Tax Adviser in 2007. He led their Corporate... read more

Burgess Hill to feature in Platinum Business Magazine

Burgess Hill to feature in Platinum Business Magazine

Posted on 20th September 2017

The prestigious Platinum Business Magazine is launching a brand new feature called ‘A Town Focus’, and they have chosen Burgess Hill as their first subject. They wish to show something of the history of the town and the businesses which are in the town today. They have noticed that Burgess Hill is an area rich with excellent businesses, attractive to all types of companies, from SMEs to international and global players, and wish to make... read more

Tracmaster Fabrication is Here

Tracmaster Fabrication is Here

Posted on 20th September 2017

New Fabrication and Welding Services in Burgess Hill Market-leading landscape and groundcare machinery manufacturer Tracmaster Ltd, is delighted to announce that Tracmaster Fabrications has officially opened in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. Based in Victoria Road, Burgess Hill, Tracmaster Fabrications can offer a whole range of fabrication services including CNC lathe, VMC, laser cutting, welding, CAD drawing and design, plus more. Alex Pitt, Tracmaster’s... read more

Thanks from Substop

Thanks from Substop

Posted on 20th September 2017

After a great evening last week at Porsche we wanted to say thank you to all that attended for your interest in Substop.  We are really enjoying getting to know the local business community and learning about what you do.   For those that didn’t attend, Substop is a brand new concept, with its first site in Burgess Hill, within the Shell petrol station.  We offer a fantastic selection of made to order sandwiches, subs and salads,... read more

Digital Change Business Event

Digital Change Business Event

Posted on 14th September 2017

BetterCloud Better Business Strengthen & Secure your Business through Digital Change   Book your place for the 12th October at the Amex Arena, Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club – Door entry fee donation to Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice.   Register here: https://bettercloud.eventbrite.co.uk   Hear how you can take similar steps to many UK organisations who are driving digital change across their business operations... read more

Plenty Lured by the Porsche

Plenty Lured by the Porsche

Posted on 13th September 2017

The BHBPA event this week took place on Wednesday at Porsche Mid Sussex, where more than forty members, potential members and friends came along, drawn in large part no doubt by the name of Porsche and the beautiful cars. The attendance was fantastic given the rain showers which came and went through the afternoon and evening. I welcomed everyone to the event and then introduced Andy Crabb, the General Manager, and invited him to tell us about the... read more

Hampers for Christmas – Can you help?

Hampers for Christmas – Can you help?

Posted on 13th September 2017

A HELPING HAND THIS CHRISTMAS Could your company give a helping hand to families and individuals in need this Festive Season? Many local people on low incomes are struggling with the rising cost of living and Christmas can be a particularly difficult time with extra expense but no extra money. A partnership of local organisations is collecting donations of food from a list of items needed to make up Christmas Food Hampers. The Food Hampers will be... read more

Free Management Qualifications

Free Management Qualifications

Posted on 12th September 2017

My name is Julie Harries and I work for the National Skills Academy for Financial Services (NSAFS). We are offering FREE Leadership and Management qualifications to eligible employers/employees and thought you may be able to promote this to your SME contacts in the Coast to Capital area.   The course is an online Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management programme.   The eligibility criteria is simply that:   Businesses must... read more

Academy Hosts Fun Day

Academy Hosts Fun Day

Posted on 12th September 2017

Warden Park Academy hosted Rockwell Collins’s highly successful company family fun day in September. Employees enjoyed entertainment and catering, using the playing field and adjacent assembly hall and facilities, and Sarah Minett, Managing Director of Rockwell Collins UK, commented: “The site was super and we had all the facilities we needed. “Many thanks for being so accommodating to our requirements.  If we do hold another... read more

Preview Refreshes AM&M Image

Preview Refreshes AM&M Image

Posted on 12th September 2017

Mail house experience the full Preview package Direct mailing company AM&M have received the full Preview package this month, after enlisting the Burgess Hill-based business to refresh their image online and in person. AM&M, who were bought by Greens Printing Services in December 2016, tasked Preview with a challenging brief which included the design and implementation of a new website and new signs for the company’s offices. The... read more

Job Going at Shredded Neat

Job Going at Shredded Neat

Posted on 7th September 2017

Part-time position with Shredded Neat Limited? We are urgently looking for someone reliable who can help out at our Depot in Ditchling Common on a part-time basis. Work will involve: Driving to carry out collection of confidential waste, paper, cardboard, polythene etc., at customer’s premises, in our range of vehicles around Sussex. To securely shred materials, either on customer’s premises or at Shredded Neat’s Depot. This role includes typical... read more

BHCC Finish with a Flourish

BHCC Finish with a Flourish

Posted on 6th September 2017

Burgess Hill Cricket Club Newsletter 5 September 2017 #85 Senior cricket Tables – Fixtures First XI – ended what was ultimately a disappointing season on high note with a 30 point win over division leaders Haywards Heath and in turn preventing them winning the league. Batting first Haywards Heath scored 160 all out in the 44th over. Peter Billinghay took 3-27 from 9 overs. In reply Trowbridge and Kevin Ramsay scored 21 and 20 respectively... read more

Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Posted on 6th September 2017

Are you ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution? The world’s biggest hotel company doesn’t own a hotel. The world’s biggest taxi company doesn’t own a taxi. Air Bnb and Uber are simply software tools. In May Ford replaced their chief executive because he could only see the auto industry along traditional lines whilst Tesla, Google and Apple are designing computers on wheels. In 2018 the first self driving cars will appear and around 2021 they... read more

Record Recruitment for Carpenter Box

Record Recruitment for Carpenter Box

Posted on 6th September 2017

Highest ever number of new Trainees recruited at ‘Platinum’ Accountancy Firm Worthing and Gatwick-based chartered accountants, MHA Carpenter Box, have appointed their highest ever number of new trainees. 12 new trainees have recently been recruited, nine of whom have joined the firm’s Platinum Accredited programme on the road to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification. Two will be studying for the Institute of... read more

Open Days for Apprenticeships at Steve Willis Training

Open Days for Apprenticeships at Steve Willis Training

Posted on 6th September 2017

As students are returning to schools and universities, at Steve Willis Training we are finding that the Apprenticeship option is more popular than ever. For the first time since the Burgess Hill Training Centre opened in 2000 all three of our apprenticeship programmes were oversubscribed even before the big exam results days in August. We’re pleased that more and more young people are taking up the option of an apprenticeship and choosing to earn... read more

MHA Carpenter Box Shortlisted for Award

MHA Carpenter Box Shortlisted for Award

Posted on 6th September 2017

MHA Carpenter Box Shortlisted in Prestigious British Accountancy Awards Sussex-based chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, MHA Carpenter Box, have been named as a finalist in the Mid-Tier Firm of the Year category of the British Accountancy Awards. MHA Carpenter Box Practice Director, Chris Coopey, is understandably thrilled with the news, commenting: “We are extremely proud  to have been shortlisted for this national award, which recognises... read more

New Member in Victoria Road

New Member in Victoria Road

Posted on 6th September 2017

Spiral Flooring Limited, Unit 8 Victoria Business Centre, 43 Victoria Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 9LR spiralflooring@yahoo.com / 01444 708441 or 07769 114911 Nathan Hewer, one of the directors for Spiral Flooring Ltd, has 10 years experience as a supplier and fitter of all flooring types for the domestic and commercial sector. He also has experience in services to include carpet deep cleaning for commercial and domestic carpet and upholstery, making... read more

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Testimonials

"“We have been members of BHBPA from its inception, and seen the organisation steadily grow and expand into the dynamic entity it is today, bringing positive benefits to all its members.""

Peter Hook, Manager
(Computer Systems Engineers)

"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. "

Steve Cridland, CEO
(Burgess Hill Town Council)

""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)

"“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)