International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated on the 12th May every year, bringing appreciation and awareness to the occupation of nursing. This date is significant as it is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, and this year’s celebration is even more special because 2021 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, as it’s the 200th anniversary of […]

Great British Spring Clean

Once again Burgess Hill is taking part in the Great British Spring Clean this year, as organised by Keep Britain Tidy. There will be 7 public clean-ups between 28th May and 13th June, covering nominated ‘Grot spots’. All equipment will be provided by Burgess Hill Town Council and clean-ups will be led by Ward Councillors. […]

More Radio – literally!

Sussex-based More Radio has announced it is set to launch a brand extension this summer. ‘More Radio Retro’ will start broadcasting across Sussex in June on the County’s DAB multiplex. The station will be reliving the much-loved pop music of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s, with the emphasis firmly on fun, plus former BBC Radio 1 presenter […]

Police Notice – COVID-19 Air purifier scam

I just wanted to make you aware of a scam that has been going around small businesses lately. According to our information, individuals are going around with letters to small businesses saying that they are required to have COVID-19 air purifiers installed and ask for money before payment.  There is no such thing as a […]

Rose Media Group (RMG) launches new website and refreshed brand

Ta-daaaa! RMG is delighted to announce that their new website is now live complete with a fresh brand appearance with a bold and modern feel, as well as their signature fuchsia splash thrown in! Just as the markets Aneela Rose and the team work in have evolved, so have they. Repositioning as B2B PR specialists […]

BH Young Traders Market

Burgess Hill Town Council is organising a Young Traders Market event in Burgess Hill and we are seeking young traders/entrepreneurs, aged 16-30 who are looking for the opportunity to showcase/sell their goods to a wider audience. The Young Traders Market event is taking place on Saturday 12th June, from 9am – 2pm in Church Walk […]

Check your Business Rates bills

Mid Sussex District Council is urging local businesses to check their 2021-22 Business Rates bills carefully as they contain important information about future Covid-19 related discounts. Business Rate bills for 2021-22 were posted out to all Mid Sussex businesses on 8 April 2021 and will arrive shortly.  In 2020-21, over 1,200 businesses in Mid Sussex […]

Best Practices around flexible working

Keynote speaker Marisa Williams, from PwC, and six flexible working experts share their practical approaches on how to embed a now crucial, post-pandemic smart working culture.    A fourth Flexible Working Action Learning Group was hosted by Emma Cleary of Sussex based recruitment agency Flexibility Matters who, for the past 7 years, has been helping businesses […]

Businesses urged to apply for Restart Grants

The Government has launched a new Restart Grant scheme to help local businesses reopen safely as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted and businesses in Mid Sussex will be able to apply for the new wave of funding from 6th April 2021. The Restart Grants are being administered by Mid Sussex District Council on behalf of the […]

Charities need to prepare for the Post-COVID world

As lockdown starts to ease, specialists at Sussex-based chartered accountants MHA Carpenter Box are recommending actions to help local charities prepare for a post-COVID world. Charities have been hit financially and operationally over the last 12 months and many have had to adapt to reduced income and organisational change. Robin Evans, Partner and Head of […]