Category: Awards

COUNCIL REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE MILLIONS RECEIVED AS COVID SUPPORT

A council has been blasted for failing to acknowledge millions of pounds received from Government to support local businesses, self-employed workers, the unemployed, charities, other organisations and those in need during the Covid pandemic. Lewes District Council’s ruling Cabinet learned on 11 June that, while still significant, the financial impact […]

Apply now for the LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme

Businesses from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Peacehaven and the surrounding areas are being encouraged to take part in Edeal’s new LEAP Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme for business support and their chance to win £1,000. Based on the successful LEAP Entrepreneurial Programme that has been running since 2013, this free, comprehensive programme provides: […]

Council delivering ‘millions of pounds’ in Covid-19 business grants

More than 800 small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic applied to Lewes District Council for a financial lifeline in the first few days of its launch.  The council went live with its Covid-19 Business Grants portal last Thursday (April 9) and since then 806 business across the district have registered using the service, equating to £10.6m in grants.  The Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure […]

GMB LONDON WELCOME SECURING £10.75 PER HOUR LIVING WAGE FOR OUTSOURCED FRONT LINE (KEY WORKERS) AT BARKING, HAVERING AND REDBRIDGE NHS TRUST

GMB London, the union for cleaners, porters and outsourced staff in the NHS, welcome securing the London living wage of £10.75 per hour. There are 600 outsourced front line staff in King George’s and Queens Hospitals in East London.  From April 2020 the hourly pay for the lowest paid outsourced workers will rise from £8.21 to […]

Enter the Seahaven Business Awards 2020 to celebrate the best of Seahaven’s businesses

Business of the Year Sponsored by Excell Design & Marketing Business Person of the Year Sponsored by Swindells Chartered Accountants Best Environmental Business Sponsored by Fine Marketing Best Customer Service Sponsored by The Sussex Sign Company Best New Business (under 2 years old) Sponsored by The Newhaven Enterprise Zone Best Eatery Sponsored […]