Business News

Newhaven Railway Quay Hub

Call for business owners to hear about an exciting project in Newhaven Local businesses and entrepreneurs are being invited to attend a virtual briefing about a potential new project on Railway Quay in Newhaven. A new project that is planned for the site would involve shipping containers being used to…...

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SEBB Support

Companies in East Sussex can obtain business support from a range of specialists, for free. South East Business Boost (SEEB) is offering free programmes of business support to companies in East Sussex with less than 250 employees. The specialists are all current practitioners in their respective fields, which include Strategy, Sales, Marketing,…...

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New grants launched to help support business recovery

Coast to Capital have announced that a new £2.1 million grant scheme, ‘Business Recovery Grants’ has been launched to provide businesses in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, East Surrey, Croydon, or Lewes District with funding of between £10,000 and £170,000 (for projects of £20,000 to £340,000). The programme will provide…...

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Newhaven UTC Building Awarded £1.3m for refurbishment

LDC Leader Cllr James MacCleary welcomes the £4,367,000 funding for the district announced today through the UK government Getting Building Fund. This includes £1.3m to refurbish the former UTC building in Newhaven, support for a new Creative Hub in Lewes as well as funding for Charleston House and a new…...

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Cough/sneeze/protection screens for businesses

Chamber members The Sussex Sign Company are able to provide social distancing signage and cough/sneeze/protection screens to order for businesses opening up in the current #Coronavirus period.     For further information click on the images to download their brochures or contact The Sussex Sign Company directly:   E: sales@sussexsigns.com  T: 01273 424900 www.sussexsigns.co.uk…...

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Advice for protecting your empty premises

Keep Your Premises Protected As the majority of our business premises face an uncertain period of lockdown, ACES is liaising closely with the Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police to push for more evening and night patrols to protect the vital business properties around our county.  We are all aware of…...

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Disability Confident and Networking Event

We would like to invite you to join us and learn more about recruiting and retaining a wealth of untapped talent your business could be missing out on. Disabled people in this country make up a dedicated, loyal and skilled workforce who could help your business in a time of increased competition…...

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BBC News Presenter John Young to host SBA2020

We are delighted to announce that John Young, BBC News Presenter and business owner will be our host for the Seahaven Business Awards 2020. You may have seen him regularly reading the BBC South East lunchtime news bulletins. That means he’s used to eye-watering deadlines, summing things up fast, do-it-now…...

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Marine Bioplastic Nets UK National James Dyson Award 2019

This year’s UK national James Dyson Award winner is 23-year-old Lucy Hughes from the University of Sussex. MarinaTex, the fish-based plastic alternative created by UK designer Lucy Hughes, has been awarded this year’s international James Dyson Award. Hughes had previously won the awards’ UK national prize back in September, then earning…...

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Newhaven place marketing – focus group: visitor economy

As I’m sure you’ll agree, economic success is good news for each and every business and organisation based in Newhaven. A more successful economic area means more jobs, more visitors, increased investment, improved skills and more money in the local economy – which is something we’d all like to see.…...

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