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COVID-19 Business Support

The current Coronavirus situation is an unprecedented and worrying time for the whole community, including businesses and employers.

West Sussex County Council is working with the Government and our partners to provide businesses with support, help and advice wherever possible.

On this section of the website you will find regularly updated information for businesses and employers regarding the Coronavirus crisis (COVID-19). This includes:

For more general information about COVID-19 for West Sussex residents visit the West Sussex County Council website.


Building Resilience - New Tourism webinar series launched

The series is aimed at supporting the tourism sector to survive and flourish. The sessions will focus on identifying the challenges faced by the sector and on delivering practical solutions and advice for those in the industry looking to rebuild.

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The Skills Toolkit

Free online courses to help you develop your digital, numeracy, employability and work-readiness skills.

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Coastal West Sussex presents: Rebuilding the Workforce for the Future webinar

For many businesses and employers the future of their workforce in unclear.

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UK Transition Business Webinars: Prepare your business for new rules from January 2021

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British Chambers of Commerce launch the "Countdown to Change" webinar series to help you prepare for leaving the EU

Don't miss these brand new events hosted by the British Chambers of Commerce aimed at helping you prepare for the end of the EU Transition period.

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Coast to Capital launches new 'Business Recovery Grants'

Coast to Capital have launched their new £2.1 million grant scheme aimed at supporting businesses in the area recover and grow from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New business to business portal launched with the aim of helping businesses recover from Covid-19

Area in Action is a new business to business portal designed with the sole purpose of helping Sussex businesses bounce back as quickly as possible from the impact of Covid-19.

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Coast to Capital Growth Hub launches Peer Networks programme

Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking prgoramme for small business leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.

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Cabinet Minister visits tourism venues to hear of COVID-19 challenges

Cabinet Minister Oliver Dowden visited West Sussex visitor attractions on Tuesday 18 August to hear the challenges faced by the tourism industry and to highlight the Enjoy Summer Safely campaign.

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Works completed at The Track Bognor Regis

Local businesses, entrepreneurs and freelancers are invited to book a tour of The Track Bognor Regis, so they can learn more about how they can benefit from working locally.

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