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  • COLLEGE OF RICHARD COLLYER EMPLOYERS/STUDENTS DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP BREAKFAST EVENT
    16th October 2017

    Wednesday 29th November 2017 9 – 11am College of Richard Collyer, Hurst Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 2EJ

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  • Protecting Your Business from Cyber Crime Event
    27th September 2017

    Keep your business safe online in West Sussex

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  • Sustainability in Action - A Masterclass for Small Businesses
    25th September 2017

    We’re looking for people who have the energy, vision and enthusiasm to take your business to the next level.

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  • It’s Time to Change for West Sussex businesses
    8th September 2017

    Employers in the county are being challenged to change attitudes and behaviours around mental health in workplaces – by signing up to an employer pledge.

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  • Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers Seminar 5
    15th August 2017

    Understanding Airport Based Business Procurement

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  • West Sussex food producers opportunity to shine
    26th July 2017

    West Sussex County Council has commissioned leading local food community interest company, Natural Partnerships CIC, to help West Sussex food and drink producers reach new markets.

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  • Crawley STEMfest has landed
    13th April 2017

    Nearly 100 guests from industry and education launched the biggest and most exciting STEM festival for young people in the region.

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  • County Council welcomes new multi-million RAF contract in the county
    27th January 2017

    The RAF has announced a new £410million military transport contract. Part of the contract has been awarded to Thales, a defence contractor, which has offices in Manor Royal, Crawley.

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  • Employer's Briefing on Degree Apprenticeships
    25th January 2017

    Wednesday 8 March 2017 - 12:15pm-14:45pm College of Richard Collyer, Hurst Road, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 2EJ

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  • West Sussex County Council acquire the former Novartis site
    8th December 2016

    A pioneering project from West Sussex County Council to develop a disused site has taken a significant step forward.

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  • West Sussex winners at Insider's Made in the South East Awards
    29th November 2016

    West Sussex businesses Higgidy and Electrionic Temperature Instruments were winners at Insider's 'Made in the South East Awards', held on 24 November 2016 at the Hilton Hotel South Terminal in Gatwick.

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  • The Spark Project
    14th October 2016

    Are you a social enterprise? The Spark Project enables social enterprises to develop and deliver more sustainable and high impact innovations leading to increased growth.

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  • Sussex International Trade Forum
    15th February 2016

    There’s never been a better time to trade internationally. And whether you’re completely new to exporting, have some experience, or are looking to expand a well established range of global markets and services, there’s always more you can do to increase your bottom line.

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  • Business advice? Help is at hand in Haywards Heath
    22nd January 2016

    From budding entrepreneurs to established owners, the West Sussex business community are being invited to attend a free drop-in Business Information Session in Haywards Heath.

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  • Novartis Site
    7th January 2016

    Boost for West Sussex economy as plans unveiled for pioneering business park

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  • Coastal science festival gets underway
    23rd November 2015

    Innovations in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) have a huge impact on our daily lives. But worryingly, when asked last year, only half of 18-24 year olds could cite the engineering development in the last 50 years that had the most impact on their lives.

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  • ILM Level 5 Social Enterprise Support Workshops
    16th November 2015

    This course is aimed at business advisers, managers and consultants working in the social enterprise sector.

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  • Coastal science fair aims to close local skills gap
    9th November 2015

    West Sussex scientists, engineers and inventors of the future will get a unique insight into the courses and careers available to them locally at a special festival in the spring.

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  • Third Edition of West Sussex Life
    9th April 2015

    West Sussex Life is a report published every year, with the aim of providing a range of statistics and information about West Sussex.

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  • A big recycling change is coming to West Sussex….
    20th March 2015

    Did you know that from April 1, if you live in West Sussex, you will be able to recycle your plastic pots, tubs and trays?

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  • LEADER funding confirmed!
    17th March 2015

    Are you a rural business? Dream of expanding? Then follow the LEADER Rural businesses across Sussex get the chance to apply for their share of £3.2m in EU and Government funding this summer.

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  • Workplaces are challenged to get healthy and win prizes in Reaching Rio 2015
    9th March 2015

    It’s back! Reaching Rio – the West Sussex workplace physical activity challenge is back for a third year.

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  • Still time to apply for a Be the Business Grant!
    23rd December 2014

    There is still time for businesses in West Sussex (or those looking to relocate to West Sussex) to apply for a Be the Business start up and grow grant.

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  • Employer ownership funding to improve engineering skills in smaller companies available
    23rd December 2014

    The department for Business, innovation and skills has published guidance for small to medium sized companies that employ people in engineering occupations and who wish to apply for support to the Employer Ownership Fund (EoF).

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  • Are you a small or medium enterprise looking to work with the council?
    7th November 2014

    West Sussex Capita Partnership - SME Procurement Workshop, Monday 1st December 2014

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  • Local businesses see the benefit of County Council grant fund
    18th August 2014

    West Sussex County Council Leader Louise Goldsmith has paid a visit to recent recipients of ‘Be the Business’ grants, following the announcement that the fund is once again open for applications.

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  • Be the Business Start-Up Boot Camp
    16th August 2014

    Are you looking to start-up your own business? Are you currently in the process of starting a company and need some support? Then why not book a place on the FREE Be the Business Start-up Boot Camp!

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  • Are you a business in Mid Sussex?
    6th August 2014

    Following on from last year’s success and Mid Sussex District Council’s continuing commitment to promote businesses in the area, Open 4 Business is back!

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  • Businesses, MPs and councils unite to drive A27 Action campaign for improvements
    8th July 2014

    West Sussex businesses, councils and MPs have united in a campaign to dual the A27.

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  • Better Connected West Sussex broadband project makes high-speed broadband available to 5,000 homes and businesses
    8th July 2014

    Five thousand more West Sussex homes and businesses can now get access to better, faster broadband thanks to West Sussex County Council, BT and the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK initiative

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  • West Sussex welcomes £202m ‘Growth Deal’ for area
    8th July 2014

    West Sussex County Council has welcomed the £202m ‘Growth Deal’ announced today between the Government and the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership

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  • Social Enterprise Fund 2014-2015 Launches
    8th July 2014

    Applications for grants from West Sussex County Council’s Social Enterprise Fund have opened for this year

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  • Public consultation on draft Fire and Rescue Service proposals 2015-16
    10th June 2014

    West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is seeking your views on a series of draft proposals which will change the way we currently work. The aim is to provide an even better service to the communities we serve, but to do so while working within a reduced budget.

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  • LEADER funding for Economic Development
    9th June 2014

    You are invited to attend a workshop to find out how future LEADER funding could support local businesses and communities and to help us identify priorities for supporting the rural economy from 2015 to 2020.

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  • Business Growth Grant Croydon Clinic
    8th June 2014

    Coast to Capital is holding a clinic session in Croydon to inform businesses about its Business Growth Grants and offer assistance to firms with their applications.

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  • SkillShare West Sussex
    7th June 2014

    We are pleased to launch a new feature to the SkillShare West Sussex website, you can now make OFFERS!

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