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Grant deadline early Wednesday!

Small businesses excluded from other forms of government support have until Wednesday to lodge an application for the discretionary grant fund. Small business grants have reached 85% take-up, according to the council. Nick Terdre reports.

Lockdown brings tough times for Hastings’ business sector

How is Hastings’ business sector doing during the coronavirus emergency? Are companies managing to access the support offered by the government? Is it enough to guarantee their survival in what is shaping up to be the worst recession in the last 300 years? Nick Terdre spoke to Sean Dennis, director of the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and chief executive officer of Let’s Do Business Group.

Posted 13:50 Friday, May 22, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Business chamber of commerce furlough Let's Do Business lockdown Nick Terdre Sean Dennis

Meet Rachael Perrin from Soundcastle

Soundcastle is a Hastings-based creative music-making social enterprise which supports the development of wellbeing, confidence and resilience in communities. On Friday 20 March Soundcastle will be running an “Innovation through Improvisation” workshop at the AltPitch festival’s The Platform one-day conference. HOT’s Erica Smith asked director Rachael Perrin to tell us more about what Soundcastle offers.

Posted 18:53 Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: AltPitch Anastasia Witts Business communities community digital technology enterprise music musicians Perrin Rachael Rachael Perrin Soundcastle technology

Apprenticeships

Our third story in Get a Life looks at the apprenticeship opportunities available within the Hastings and St Leonards area. This week we look closely at apprenticeship subjects such as Hairdressing, Mechanical Engineering and Retail Management etc. Jessica Parker discusses the options available.

Posted 18:43 Sunday, May 18, 2014 In: Get a Life Tags: Access Apprenticeships Apprentico Beauty Therapy Ben Wood Bexhill College Brighton and Hove Business Carpentry and Joinery Central Sussex College City College Creative and Digital Media Engineering and Manufacturing Get a Life Hairdressing Jessica Parker Learndirect Let's Do Business Mechanical Northbrook College Partners 4 Training Retail and Sales Runway Apprenticeships Smart training and recruitment Sussex Coast College Sussex Downs College TLC
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