Brighton event for aspiring teachers

The teachers of the future are urged to attend the Train to Teach roadshow at the University of Brighton on Wednesday (November 22).

Brighton Chamber: Top tips for growing a creative business

Brighton Chamber: Top tips for growing a creative business

There are many tasks a new creative business owner needs to focus on so it’s vital to get organised and work out your priorities. Many creative business owners start out as freelancers and then get (too) busy.

The Elm Grove junction with Lewes Road

Road closures overnight near The Level

In a final push to finish off road improvements, night-time road closures will be in place for five days at the double junction near Elm Grove and The Level.

Luke Gibson, Rob Verheul and Callum Stannard of Graphite

Brighton tech firms help to close digital skills gap

Eight companies from Brighton and Hove will head back to school on Tuesday (November 14), to highlight opportunities in the digital sector to students.

Chris and Rosemary Knox ofGran Steads Ginger Company,

Mile Oak couple win top award for non-alcoholic wine

A couple who make non-alcoholic ginger drinks on Mile Oak Farm were recognised at the Good Choice! Quality Food Awards 2017.

Meaning conference draws in business progressives

Conference 'breeding a new army of business activists' returns to Brighton

Meaning, a gathering for progressive businesses, will take place for the sixth time on Thursday (November 16), with a line-up of pioneers and activists taking the stage at the Brighton Dome.


Treat for Potter fans as wizarding shop opens in Brighton

Wands, chocolate frogs, and other items from Harry Potter's wizarding world will be on sale at a magical new shop in Brighton.
Britains progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt

Gender pay gap progress grinds to a halt and could take 100 years to close

Britain’s progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt and women could be waiting 100 years for equal pay.

Lynn Trapano, VisitBrighton

Ambassadors draw in conferences to the city

A scheme by the council’s tourism arm VisitBrighton to bring more big events into the city has had an economic impact of £9 million over the last decade, the council said.

Founders of My Pocket Skill Matthew Harker and Zara Ransley

Linking up teens with tasks to boost entrepreneurial skills

An online platform matching teenagers up to tasks for families and small businesses has been piloted in Brighton and Hove.

Dozens of Pontins have been dismissed from work over disputed claims of 'gross misconduct'. Photo by Sid Saunders.

COUNTY NEWS: Pontins fires staff in 'gross misconduct' dispute

Dozens of staff members have been dismissed from Pontins Camber Sands over disputed claims of gross misconduct.

Sammy Taylor was unable to board a Seaford to Brighton train

Disability festival organisers left stranded by Southern

Two organisers of Disability Pride were late for a committee meeting in Hove after they were unable to board a train from Seaford.
Peter Kyle, MP for Hove

MP calls for newer trains in the South East

A Labour MP has urged the Transport Secretary to encourage the roll out of new trains in the South East, after he said a new fleet in the South West is set to 'retire' after just two years.

Candlelit pop-up events will take place across the city during November

Candlelit food and drink events to raise cash for charity

Brighton and Hove is to host 12 candlelit pop-up events as part of the Shine for ShelterBox charity campaign this month.

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Riley Road packed with cars

Coombe Road residents ask for consultation on parking zone

Brighton residents are petitioning the council for a consultation on a possible new controlled parking zone.

Tim Cobb, founder of Cobb PR

Brighton Chamber: Top tips for working with the media in a crisis

With luck and a fair wind, most of your challenging situations will be sorted out away from the media spotlight.

Andrew Saffron

Campaign to pay living wage signs up 350th city employer

The Brighton and Hove Living Wage campaign has reached 350 sign-ups in time for Living Wage Week, which starts on Sunday (November 5).

Louise Ash, director of Meaning

Meaning: The Brighton conference building a new army of business activists

Taking place on November 16 at the Brighton Dome, Meaning is the annual one-day gathering for people who believe in better business and want to be part of the solution to the challenges of our time.
Tony Ratcliffe, company Founder and Adam Stroud, group chief executive

Global security firm expands Brighton base

Paxton, a Brighton-based manufacturer of security systems for smart buildings, has opened a new state-of-the-art centre for technology and innovation alongside its current head office.
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