Cybercrime is growing in both intelligence and quantity!

The Government recently reported a 26% increase of cybercrime in 2020 compared to last year, which is most likely due to Cyber criminals taking advantage of the growing vulnerability of businesses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sadly, criminals see opportunity for profit during these uncertain times, ambushing businesses with scams, malicious malware, phishing […]

Sustainable farm shop gets the go-ahead

Of probable interest to members and their local residents, planning permission has been granted for a brand new sustainable shopping and dining venue to be built at Ote Hall Farm, Wivelsfield, in the heart of Sussex. The Ote Hall Farm Shop and Tea Room will provide an opportunity for locals to experience truly home-grown produce […]

New Partner Appointments = positive New Year start at MHA Carpenter Box

Sussex-based chartered accountants MHA Carpenter Box has signalled its continued investment in service expansion in 2021 with the appointment of two new partners within its Tax Services team. Rachel Pearce has been promoted to Partner from her current position of Tax Director. She specialises in the construction and real estate sectors, advising property developers and […]

Mill Road Gasworks extended to 10th Feb.

I am writing to provide you with an update regarding our replacement project in Mill Road, Burgess Hill. Due to engineering difficulties onsite, we have agreed with West Sussex County Council to extend our permit until Wednesday 10 February. Our temporary traffic lights will remain in place, while we complete our network upgrades. You have […]

Latest Update from C2C

Dear Martyn, I am pleased to share the latest update on the support that Coast to Capital and our Growth Hub Team are providing to businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as post UK transition from the EU. This includes: Support for Businesses – In 2020 our Services team were at the […]

5 Minute Careers Video for Local School

Linda Dorgan, careers leader at BH Academy wrote with a novel request for help… She is trying to create an activity for Year 8 students where they think about what’s involved in creating a product. Whether that’s raw materials from say the farm or mining, through purification and refining, into manufacturing, distribution, advertising and sales […]

Laptops for Lockdown @ Downlands Community School

Downlands Community School have been the grateful recipients of the generosity of our local community, we have received over £7,400 to enable more of our students to have a school laptop at home. We would like to publicly thank those who have supported us already – Pet ID Microchips, Burgess Hill & District Lions Club, […]