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Compliance for businesses

Businesses of all sizes need to be compliant, or else…. But what exactly is compliance? Most people would quote the recent GDPR conundrum or health & safety – and rightly so. Red Tape Galore? Read more

South East Business Hub project delivers nearly 1,000 new jobs

The Growth Hub, a business support initiative which supports companies across the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) area, has worked with more than 4,400 firms to help create nearly 1,000 new jobs in the past year.  A report into the South East Business Hub project estimates that for every £1 spent on the programme a further £13.20 has been generated in return. Read more

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Compliance for businesses

Businesses of all sizes need to be compliant, or else…. But what exactly is compliance? Most people would quote the recent GDPR conundrum or health & safety – and rightly so. Red Tape Galore? Read more

Blockchain? What should the business do with it?

I often hear it. “Blockchain? That is Bitcoin’s thing. ” Or: “That’s just something for technicians.” Not so. Blockchain is, in my humble opinion, a technology that has the potential to thoroughly shake up some aspects of business and commercial transactions. I sometimes call Blockchain WTF, Wondrous and Totally Fundamental. Read more

Active workforce, happy workforce!

People spend today 60% of their waking hours at work, and for many of us it means sitting at a desk facing a computer screen, typing away and even eating at your desk.  Add to that the time spent sitting in the car or public transport to finally collapse in front of the TV at the end of the day and the result is dramatic for your health. Sitting is so detrimental to health that it is now dubbed the new smoking. Read more

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South East Business Hub project delivers nearly 1,000 new jobs

The Growth Hub, a business support initiative which supports companies across the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) area, has worked with more than 4,400 firms to help create nearly 1,000 new jobs in the past year.  A report into the South East Business Hub project estimates that for every £1 spent on the programme a further £13.20 has been generated in return. Read more

£125 million cash injection will support UK business innovators

UK businesses can benefit from £100 million in grants for pioneering research and from £25 million in loans to commercialise their best ideas The UK’s most innovative businesses can win a share of £125 million to help them turn their most innovative ideas into world-beating products and services. Read more

Open days at the new innovation home for businesses

Launching on the 27th June Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway is the new home for exciting early stage and start-up technology businesses. The confidence to succeed is a crucial part of your business plan. At Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway, we build the potential for success from the ground up; from flexible office, coworking, meeting and conferencing spaces to professional mentoring and support. All backed up by access to world-class research and learning at the University of Essex. Read more

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GDPR: an opportunity for growth

New data rules are in-coming – are you ready for them? Don’t worry, most businesses aren’t. Here at Business East Sussex (BES) we have teamed up with the experts when it comes to data – and we will be holding an exclusive seminar that will go into detail on the forthcoming GDPR. Read more

South East Business Boost sponsors Let’s Do Business Expo

The South East Business Boost (SEBB) – the chance to get £10k for your capital project – was the main event at the recent Let’s Do Business Expo in Hastings. SEBB sponsored the breakfast briefing held by Hastings Chamber of Commerce which kicked-off proceedings ahead of the expo. Read more

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