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Entrepreneurial Spark Application window is open!

Entrepreneurial Spark application window is currently open for their 4th intake in February 2017.

Want to supercharge your business? Entrepreneurial Spark, the world’s largest free business accelerator, is open for applications.

A lot has happened in the past 15 months in Brighton with over 180 businesses going through the programme, over 200 jobs being created, £4m of investment been raised and £15m of turnover being generated.

For more information please visit their website at



November 7, 2016 04:36pm BST
LinkedIn Training Courses

BritWeb Education are running a LinkedIn training course designed to educate business owners on the amazing opportunities this professional platform offers. Optimising your company and personal profile, understanding business pages and creating meaningful connections can leverage huge benefits and is still largely untapped by the business community.more >

April 19, 2017 10:27am BST
How Easy Is It To Switch Telephone Providers?

With ISDN becoming a dying technology, many businesses are looking to make the transition to cloud-based telephony. But what does the transition look like? Is it costly? And how easy is it to switch telephone providers?more >

April 18, 2017 04:30pm BST
What Workers Want - Hays

We surveyed over 13,500 professionals across a broad range of professions and sectors to find out what they wanted from their employer.more >

April 13, 2017 11:01am BST
B&CE's 75th Community Project - The Big Build Needs You!

Make a difference to our local community by helping us renovate Dormans Youth Centrein Gossops Green this summer!more >

April 12, 2017 02:00pm BST
Think like a shark at BITE

From Shark Tank to BITE…South Africa’s best known entrepreneur will be helping local business people think their way to success when he delivers a keynote address in Sussex later this month.more >

April 12, 2017 12:10pm BST
Cyber Attack: Are You Next?

91% of cyber-attacks begin with an email, how protected are your employees?more >

April 11, 2017 12:13pm BST
Rewards Training announce range of Short Courses

Rewards Training are delighted to announce a range of Accredited and Non Accredited Short Courses.more >

April 7, 2017 11:22am BST
Get ready to race for St Catherine's Hospice Dragon Boat Festival

St Catherine's Hospice is calling on local businesses to sign up and get ready to race as part of its popular Dragon Boat Festival.more >

April 7, 2017 11:19am BST
Burgess Hill Girls Facilities

Burgess Hill Girls is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged between 2½ and 18 years. Our Nursery offers provision for 51 weeks of the year, with an increased range of childcare options for girls and boys from 2½ years.more >

March 30, 2017 04:03pm BST
Come and see the newly refurbished Crowne Plaza Felbridge at their Grand Opening!

Following the hotels £3 million refurbishment, we would like to invite everyone to our opening event on Thursday 6th April! more >

March 27, 2017 01:57pm BST
Grants Research

The University of Chichester Business School are carrying out some basic research on the uptake of grants in the Coast to Capital region.more >

March 21, 2017 12:18pm BST
Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2017 The Winners are announced

The Winners were unveiled at the 9th Annual Gatwick Diamond Business Awards at the Effingham Park Hotel, on 16th March, 2017. more >

March 17, 2017 01:52pm BST
We're recruiting our next Apprentice...

This is an exciting time to join the area’s leading independent Business Membership Association with significant developments taking place across the Gatwick Diamond. more >

March 10, 2017 12:00pm BST
Double Award winning week for Denbies

Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, Surrey, with 265 acres of vines, is the largest single estate vineyard in the UK. Denbies is delighted to announce that last week the team not only won one but two outstanding awards. The team at Denbies always strive to deliver excellence and it is particularly rewarding when this is recognised by others.more >

March 10, 2017 11:54am BST
BITE – an event aimed at helping you work on your business, not in it!

‘Entrepreneurial’ is easier said than spelt, but what does it mean? BITE 2017 aims to answer that question amongst a whole host of others as it explores and educates Sussex-based businesses around the theme of making business better. more >

March 10, 2017 11:47am BST
The top seven implications of the Spring Budget for small and medium sized businesses

To help understand the first Budget from Chancellor Philip Hammond, Laurence Parry, Tax Partner, detailed the seven key implications small and medium sized businesses should know below:more >

March 10, 2017 10:01am BST
Budget Comment: Jonathan Riley, Head of Tax, Grant Thornton UK LLP

Budget Comment: Jonathan Riley, Head of Tax, Grant Thornton UK LLP: A Humorous Hammond goes for laughs, not substancemore >

March 10, 2017 09:58am BST
TAKE OFF 2017: Growing Your Business Abroad

Gatwick Airport has once again teamed up with the Department for International Trade’s Exporting is GREAT campaign to bring you TAKE OFF 2017: Growing Your Business Abroad.more >

March 7, 2017 01:39pm BST
Change is coming!

BT recently announced the end of life for the analogue and digital phone network and by 2025 all your phone services will need to be delivered as part of a voice over IP service. There are a few years to go so don’t panic!more >

March 1, 2017 09:13am BST
Whole School Open Day at Burgess Hill Girls

Meet Ranj Singh from CBeebies Grown-Ups & This Morning at our next Open Day on March 4thmore >

February 28, 2017 10:09am BST
Are you a Paella Lover and enjoy organising events?

We are currently looking for an Event Manager to help develop our business, create a great party atmosphere for our events and organise the catering provision of our delicious paella and tapas dishes (and more) for weddings, parties and corporate events. more >

February 27, 2017 12:18pm BST
You're invited to the grand opening of the Maple Manor Hotel...

We would like to invite you to the grand opening of the Maple Manor Hotel to sample our tapas and hospitality and to view our newly refurbished bedrooms between 5:30 and 8pm.more >

February 27, 2017 12:06pm BST
St Catherine's Hospice is runner up for national bereavement award

St Catherine's Hospice, in partnership with employee benefits specialists Unum, were thrilled to come runner up for the Bereavement Project of the Year award at the National Council for Palliative Care Awards yesterday (22 February).more >

February 23, 2017 03:02pm BST
Apprenticeship Reforms Event

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE APPRENTICESHIP REFORMS? You are invited to drop in and find out more about the Apprenticeship Reforms and how these will affect your business.more >

February 22, 2017 09:16am BST
HR Digital Media Group in Brighton – 16 March 2017

Our HR Digital Media Group was founded in 2006 by Fiona Martin at Martin Searle Solicitors in partnership with Madgex and Wired Sussex. We welcome business owners, HR Managers, directors and employees responsible for personnel issues who work in the Digital Media Sector.more >

February 16, 2017 01:23pm BST

We are delighted to invite you to the Hays 1R35 seminar, to discuss the evolving implications of this legislation for the public services.more >

February 14, 2017 12:48pm BST
Central Sussex College Qualifications Offer

Central Sussex College is currently offering employers a range of level 2 qualifications for FREE*, delivered via supported distance learning. more >

February 14, 2017 12:27pm BST
2 tickets to giveaway to our members: How to make 2017 your best year in business yet

Four local companies have joined forces to create a half-day event full of wise words, hints, tips and ideas that will help local business owners refine how they do things and target even better results in their businesses.more >

February 13, 2017 04:32pm BST
4D Gatwick Open Day: the brand new data centre in the heart of sussex

4D are proud to announce the official opening of our brand new Gatwick data centre and we’d love you to join us to see what we’re all about and meet our team.more >

February 7, 2017 04:30pm BST
Heathrow Consultation now open

The Government has launched a Consultation into the deliverability of Heathrowmore >

February 2, 2017 12:05pm BST
Are you ready for the new Apprenticeship Levy?

As you know in May 2017 the Government funding on Apprenticeships is changing. An Apprenticeship Levy, a mandatory tax, will be introduced for all employers with a wage bill that exceeds £3,000,000. more >

February 2, 2017 09:22am BST
Green Growth 2017 - 23rd February

Come to Green Growth 2017 on 23rd February in Brighton. Join a community of progressive businesses & enjoy inspiring speakers, workshops & connections.more >

January 9, 2017 09:17pm BST
HR Matters in Brighton – 9 February 2017

HR Matters is a bimonthly HR Forum for business owners, HR Managers, Directors and employees responsible for personnel issues, who work in any sector. Fiona Martin, Director and Head of Employment Law coordinates HR Matters and promotes best practice.more >

January 9, 2017 08:51pm BST
Online Export Accelerator

The Department for International Trade (DIT) South East’s new Online Export Accelerator will help you to gain more sales from international customers.more >

January 9, 2017 08:34pm BST

Join NFU Mutual (Henfield agency) for a free breakfast seminar on 8th March.more >

January 9, 2017 08:22pm BST
Impacts of a Cyber-Attack

Join Rawlison Butler, Knighthood and Kogo for a free seminar.more >

January 9, 2017 07:51pm BST
The Brighton Medieval Banquet in aid of Rockinghorse on Sat 25th March 2017

This year we are commemorating the Rockinghorse Children’s Charity who has been helping sick children across Sussex for 50 years. To mark this golden anniversary we are having a fundraising event like no other - The Brighton Medieval Banquet.more >

January 9, 2017 07:44pm BST
Mazars advisers assist Cathay Investments purchase of The Original Poster Company

The South East Corporate Finance team of international accountancy firm Mazars has led the sale of the greetings card publisher The Original Poster Company Limited (OPC) to Cathay Investments 2 Limited (Cathay).more >

January 9, 2017 07:38pm BST
The financial frontier? Haywards Heath IFA shows Generation X-ers how they can ‘Live Long and Prosper’

Reaching a ripe old age in financial security is one of the biggest challenges facing 40 – 60 something year olds. Labelled ‘Generation X’, this sandwich generation is feeling under pressure; still responsible for their adult children who are calling on the bank of mum and dad, while also often meeting care costs for elderly parents. more >

January 9, 2017 04:02pm BST
Hon. Henry Smith MP Opens New Offices for Local Finance Broker

Crawley, W.Sussex – Locally owned Creative Funding Solutions have relocated to new offices in Manor Royal Business District. Hon. Henry Smith MP officially opened the new offices just before Christmas, giving a short speech to 97 invited guests as well as the assembled workforce who were there to celebrate the move into larger premises with complimentary drinks and snacks.more >

January 3, 2017 03:31pm BST
Natwest Start Up Surgery

You’re invited... Chris Lyle , (NatWest) would be delighted if you could join herself, Maurice Frost from Carpenter Box Accountants, James Macdonald from Spiritas Marketing Agency and Alan Richardson from the FSB at our START UP SURGERYmore >

December 13, 2016 09:32am BST
Creative Funding Solutions-New Office Open Day

Creative Funding Solutions have recently moved into new offices within the Manor Royal Business District.more >

December 9, 2016 04:16pm BST
Christmas and New Years with British Airways i360

Santa and his Elf will be on board special flights on the British Airways i360 pod in the run-up to Christmas, meeting families as they glide up to 450ft and giving presents to children. See in the New Year at 450ft from the British Airways i360 pod with a glass of sparkling wine in your hand.more >

December 7, 2016 04:49pm BST
Assurity Consulting – looking at the long term future

The Founder and the Executive Management team at Assurity Consulting have taken the opportunity to secure a management buyout (MBO), strengthening further the company’s future as the UK’s leading independent health, safety and environmental consultancy.more >

December 2, 2016 03:05pm BST
Local Video Production company celebrates 20 years!

What a journey – from VHS tape and CDRom in 1996 to Virtual Reality, live web casting and the latest 4K video in 2016. This year, Horsham based Take One Productions (UK)Ltd. celebrate their 20th year in business and are proud to have remained at the forefront of this ever changing technology.more >

November 21, 2016 12:13pm BST
NSPCC Charity Golf Day

Sign up now for the NSPCC Charity Golf Day!more >

November 21, 2016 11:58am BST
Gatwick Airport and Boeing propose to build new maintenance hangar

Multi-million pound development will support more than 100 jobs at the airport as well as support Boeing’s European GoldCare customersmore >

November 17, 2016 11:23am BST
East Grinstead Business Association - Chief Executive Officer

Could you make a difference to the East Grinstead Business Community?more >

November 16, 2016 10:51am BST

gdb are delighted to support the open letter to Chris Grayling for investment in the Brighton Main Linemore >

November 14, 2016 02:00pm BST
Embracing Change: Calling all forward-thinking HR professionals

Join Sussex Innovation at their new hub at the iconic No 1 Croydon to explore how the world is changing, why that matters at work and how people management can be reinvented. more >

November 14, 2016 01:41pm BST
Crowborough Business Tee’s Off For Charity.

Long standing, IT Company, Newman Business Solutions have heralded their recent charity golf day in aid of Hospice in the Weald a success. more >

November 11, 2016 01:41pm BST
VEGA Europe selected as Bose PRO Partner

VEGA Europe has been selected as a Bose PRO Partner. more >

November 11, 2016 12:08pm BST
Mazars predictions as a firm on what may derive from the Autumn Statement on 23 November

Mazars put out its predictions as a firm on what may derive from the Autumn Statement on 23 Novembermore >

November 11, 2016 09:53am BST
PVL UK are delighted to announce that they are the 2016 winners of ‘Wrap of the Year’ at the prestigious, British Sign Awards.

We beat off a selection of fantastic competition with our unusual 3D, Lego styled design of one of our projects; designing and wrapping the Gatwick Diamond Business Pool car. more >

November 10, 2016 02:19pm BST
Grape Expectations for Oakland

British Airways is launching a new service to Oakland, San Francisco Bay from March 28, 2017. It will be the airline’s first route from Gatwick to California, and its fifth service from London to the ‘golden state’.more >

November 7, 2016 10:09am BST
Could you be the next Richard Branson?

Are you sitting on the next big business idea that could change the world? Or simply one that could change your future? Then what are you waiting for? Young Start-up Talent is looking for young entrepreneurs aged between 16-25 years old with a passion for business and the drive to run their own company, whatever that may be. You could win a prize fund worth up to £50,000 of business products and services donated by both local and national businesses, giving you everything you need to kick-start your business.more >

November 7, 2016 10:07am BST
VEGA Europe Director Appointments Communication and Solutions provider announces two Director Appointments

It is with great pleasure that VEGA Europe announce two new Director Appointments.more >

November 4, 2016 11:48am BST
It's Heathrow ... but it won't be built

The hotly anticipated announcement of the Government’s preferred site for the UK’s next Runway has now been made.more >

October 27, 2016 12:01pm BST
Autumn Statement Breakfast Debate

All GDB members are invited to join us for the Autumn Statement Breakfast Debate held by Raven Housing Trust on the 25th November.more >

October 26, 2016 03:05pm BST
UK Salary Guide 2017 Launch

Have the events of 2016 impacted the employment market?more >

October 25, 2016 10:13am BST
asb law acts for the shareholders of Big Box Self Storage in its sale to StorageMart

asb law has acted for the shareholders of long-term client Big Box Self Storage in its sale to US operator StorageMart for in excess of £100 million. A deal which is believed to be the largest-ever single self-storage transaction in the UK.more >

October 24, 2016 09:51am BST
Leith Mergers & Acquisitions Limited Scoop Two Industry Awards

Dorking based M&A Advisors, Leith Mergers and Acquisitions Limited (, are delighted to announce that they have recently been awarded two industry awards. more >

October 24, 2016 09:37am BST
Business Leaders show support for Gatwick Second Runway

Representatives from 36 Business Groups based across the region presented a letter to the PM stating why Gatwick is the right location for the next Runway.more >

October 19, 2016 04:29pm BST
CIBSE host their South Eastern technical event in conjunction with Baystar, gi energy and Mott McDonald

This Thursday evening at 6.30pm in Croydon, CIBSE will host their South Eastern technical event in conjunction with Baystar, gi energy and Mott McDonald.more >

October 18, 2016 02:04pm BST
Search Consultancy offers Sussex employers insightful workshop on managing cancer.

Search Consultancy has partnered with cancer charity Macmillan and JMW Solicitors LLP to offer employers in Sussex the opportunity to attend a ‘managing cancer in the workplace’ workshop.more >

October 11, 2016 09:22am BST
Intern Vacancy - Development & Transfer of a Membership CRM System

Gatwick Diamond Business is recruiting a student to join them for a paid summer intern to work on the set up of their new ThankQ system, the migration of data & implementation of the CRM system leading to creation of a manual.more >

October 10, 2016 03:02pm BST
Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2017 Now open for Entries

The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards celebrate people and businesses who have shown innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real commitment to the sub-region. The awards have become one of the regions premier business occasions - celebrating the best of the best across the Gatwick Diamond.more >

October 6, 2016 03:15pm BST
Business Growth Opportunities for the Construction Industry

You’re invited... NATWEST, together with T4C Funding Specialists, Carpenter Box Accountants and ESHCon Ltd would be delighted if you could join us at this event aimed specifically at the CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY . more >

October 6, 2016 12:52pm BST
SASH Charity offer gdb members the opportunity to use Redhill Golf Centre.

SASH Charity is delighted to be able to offer Gatwick Diamond Business an unique opportunity to use Redhill Golf Centre hire for a corporate event.more >

September 26, 2016 11:26am BST
VEGA Europe and a walk on the hillside! Raising money for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity

17th September 2016, Arundel Castle, Arundel. After 7 hours and over 35 kilometres, our tremendous ‘Team VEGA’ passed the finish line on the Arundel to Brighton South Downs Way walk, raising money for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity. more >

September 23, 2016 11:17am BST
Hartley Fowler Coffee Morning in Aid of Macmillan

Hartley Fowler are having a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan.more >

September 15, 2016 12:18pm BST
Export Hub South East Roadshow: West Sussex

As part of the Exporting is GREAT campaign, the Export Hub is on its way to the South East of England with an Express Export Programme.more >

September 15, 2016 11:18am BST
SESCA and AuditFutures – A Bird’s-eye View of the Profession.

As the speed of change for business and technology increases, the accountancy profession faces the challenge of remaining relevant to its full range of stakeholders. How do we humanise accountancy and what is the role of the profession in building resilient, safe, inclusive and prosperous communities?more >

September 14, 2016 10:05am BST
Made in the South East Awards 2016

Entries are now being sought for the Made in the South East Awards, the region’s premier awards for the manufacturing sector.more >

September 14, 2016 10:03am BST
Hampton by Hilton Gatwick Airport are taking part in a Charity Cylce Ride

The team at Hampton by Hilton Gatwick Airport will be taking part in a Charity Cycle Ride at the hotel on Thursday 29th Septembermore >

September 12, 2016 04:23pm BST
Business Growth Strategies

Join NatWest and Cursons Business Consulting Ltd for tips on Business Growth.more >

September 12, 2016 09:44am BST
Best of British Charity Sporting Lunch in aid of Rockinghorse Children's Charity

Best of British Charity Sporting Lunch in aid of Rockinghorse Children's Charity is beng held on Friday 4th November 2016 in the Ascot Suite, Hilton London Gatwick. more >

September 12, 2016 09:32am BST
Conference space available to hire at Martin Searle Solicitors central office in Brighton.

The central Brighton office at Martin Searle Solicitors, 9 Marlborough Place, is suitable for a wide range of conferencing services, meetings and training events.more >

September 12, 2016 09:26am BST
gdb Back 2 School Sale!

We are very excited to offer a Back 2 School Sale for our September joiners!more >

August 31, 2016 02:13pm BST
Rail Service Updates

Hopefully you've found our Rail Service updates to be of use - here's another!more >

August 31, 2016 10:59am BST
Free Learning for gdb Members

GBD members, WDR Learning Service Consultancy are offering Complimentary places on their Bitesize Workshops.more >

August 31, 2016 09:26am BST
Council property set to receive renewable source of energy

Renewable energy installation at Schaffer House in Maidenbower starts today.more >

August 31, 2016 09:20am BST
GTR response to RMT strike by station staff

A cynical and deliberate stunt by the RMT to try and bring our trains to a standstill by co-ordinating strike action on two fronts on the same day to cause maximum disruption, delay and damage to our passengersmore >

August 26, 2016 09:13am BST
Southern “ready, willing and able” for fresh talks to end RMT dispute

GTR, owner of Southern Trains, has urged the RMT to call off their planned 2-day strike (planned for September 7 and 8) and get back round the table to find a solution to their “futile” industrial action.more >

August 25, 2016 12:54pm BST
Posture People Office Managers Networking.

Each quarter, a group of office managers, PA’s, facilities managers and operations professionals from Brighton and beyond, get together to discuss some of the issues that have been popping up in the workplace. Started by our host Laura McNamee a little over a year ago, our group has grown into a group of lovely office managers from a variety of industries based in Brighton and beyond.more >

August 24, 2016 12:20pm BST
West Sussex Superfast Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme

Businesses in West Sussex are invited to apply to a new scheme that supports the installation of superfast broadband.more >

August 24, 2016 12:08pm BST
Rapid Rise, the network for fast growth companies in the Gatwick Diamond

PwC and Irwin Mitchell are pleased to bring you the next instalment of R2, a series of events designed to support the needs of fast growth businesses - from the South Coast to London.more >

August 23, 2016 10:47am BST
Property Consultancy's 100+ mile cycle for cancer

Plucky members of the Stiles Harold Williams team are going to cycle between all seven of their offices – a distance in excess of 110 miles – in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.more >

August 19, 2016 08:59am BST
Gatwick Runway 2

We recently wrote to the PM, DfT & others to show support for Gatwick Runway 2more >

August 18, 2016 09:51am BST
Business Start Up Surgery

Join NatWest and Carpenter Box to help start your business.more >

August 9, 2016 09:03am BST
Charity Car Wash and Bake Sale for St Catherine's Hospice

Richard Place Dobson are holding a car wash and bake sale to fundraise for St Catherine's Hospice! Come and have your car washed & buy cake while you wait!more >

August 5, 2016 03:35pm BST
Trainee firefighters aiming to be charity world record-breakers

A group of West Sussex trainee firefighters will be attempting to set a new world record while raising money for good causes when they take on a charity ladder climb and pole drop next month.more >

August 2, 2016 12:32pm BST
Amex Open Day Invite

Enjoy a tour of the stadium’s eclectic range of event spaces, freshly updated for the new season, as well as an opportunity to experience our fresh new Autumn delegate and buffet menus!more >

July 29, 2016 04:16pm BST
Martin Searle Solicitors Campaign on COT3s Settlement Agreements

Martin Searle Solicitors are launching an employment law campaign throughout August 2016 to highlight the importance of obtaining employment law advice before offering or entering into COT3 Agreements or Settlement Agreements. more >

July 29, 2016 03:59pm BST
Business in China?

I am looking for businesses located in London and Southeast that trade with Hong Kong and China.more >

July 28, 2016 08:43am BST
InstallAwards Win for VEGA Europe

24 June 2016, London The 2016 InstallAwards took place at The Connaught Rooms, London, where VEGA Europe picked up the Entertainment Project Award for Innovation for the development and installation of the new Tio Hospitality Request System at a Private Wealth Management Bank based in Londonmore >

July 20, 2016 11:29am BST
ESIF Grants & Bids news

'Pause' on issuing calls for Grant Funding Nationwidemore >

July 19, 2016 09:48am BST
Targetin1 Expo with gdb Speakers Conference

20th October 2016: Are you a local business looking to gain new clients or maybe a start-up in need of some real business advice?more >

July 19, 2016 08:24am BST
Why business owners hate summer and 3 tips on how to love it again!

“I know of numerous business owners in Sussex who speak about hating summer because of the challenges it brings. The reality is that they are not so much the victim as the partial cause,” explains award-winning business coach, Tim Rylatt. “Summer is a time when business-to-business sales is perceived as more challenging and a time during which staffing problems can arise with childcare becoming an issue during the school holidays.”more >

July 19, 2016 05:43am BST
Assurity Consulting & St Catherine’s Hospice Midnight Walk

On Saturday 2nd July, Horsham Park hosted the much revered and fondly regarded St Catherine’s Hospice Midnight Walk. A household name for many, St Catherine’s Hospice in Crawley provides end-of-life care to patients in Crawley, Horsham, Mid-Sussex and East Surrey. more >

July 14, 2016 01:03pm BST
Planet ABBA- Live tribute show at the Holiday Inn Gatwick Worth

Enjoy an exciting professionally chorographed stage show...more >

July 12, 2016 12:06pm BST
The Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity, Arundel to Brighton Walk 12k or 35k

The Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity would like to give you the opportunity to do something INCREDIBLE this year! It will not only give you a great sense of self achievement but will also help to benefit an extremely worthy charity. And here’s how….more >

July 7, 2016 04:33pm BST
Grant Thornton Unveils Faces of a Vibrant Economy in Sussex

Grant Thornton UK LLP today unveils its inaugural list of people who are helping to shape a vibrant economy in the UKmore >

July 6, 2016 09:00am BST
Statement by the Transport Secretary on Runway capacity

Today in the House of Commons the Secretary of State for Transport announced yet another delay to resolving our runway capacity crisis.more >

June 30, 2016 03:28pm BST
Charity Seminar - Running Your Charity

Join Kreston Reeves & Spofforths on Thursday 21 July 2016 for a FREE seminar which will provide important information and updates for charity trustees, chief executives and finance officers.more >

June 19, 2016 08:45am BST
Your next apprentice is your current employee

Give your current employees the opportunity to improve their skills and gain nationally recognised qualifications from an Ofsted Outstanding institution … without having to leave the workplace!more >

June 1, 2016 09:31am BST
Self-catering accommodation is available from £35 per room per night

Do you have contractors, summer staff or friends & family in need of accommodation this summer?more >

May 25, 2016 02:46pm BST
Gatwick begins tour of nations and regions to show how expansion will deliver for the UK

Gatwick Airport will be taking its case for expansion directly to the UK nations and regions over the coming weeks as it kicks off a series of regional events with business and community leaders up and down the country. more >

May 19, 2016 03:07pm BST
Business Networking Breakfast Tuesday 7th June – Launch of free support for businesses who are likely to be employing carers

Businesses are losing key staff and incurring recruitment costs because of the challenges faced by those people who are working and also helping to look after someone who is older, ill or disabled. Many carers feel that they have no choice but to give up work or reduce hours.more >

May 19, 2016 09:36am BST
Are EU in or out?

The issues surrounding the upcoming EU Referendum are very complex and it is proving difficult to identify which side of the argument is ‘right’. more >

May 13, 2016 09:00am BST
St Catherine's Hospice and Unum launch bereavement toolkit

As part of National Dying Matters Awareness Week, St Catherine’s Hospice and employee benefits provider Unum, have launched a free bereavement toolkit designed to help employers manage workplace bereavement. more >

May 12, 2016 04:27pm BST
The Acumen Business Convention 2016

2016 marks the seventh year of this prestigious event, and it has been a huge success every single year. We very much look forward to seeing you on the day - 10 May at The Grand Brightonmore >

April 13, 2016 11:36am BST

Hays Senior Finance is delighted to invite you to a Breakfast Seminar in conjunction with PwC, discussing the implications of staying in the EU or leaving the EU.more >

April 12, 2016 03:33pm BST
HR Digital Media Group in Crawley

Following on from the success of HR Digital Media Group in Brighton, Fiona Martin, of Martin Searle Solicitors, in partnership with Kelly Dibbert, Wired Sussex, are launching a new HR Digital Media Group in Crawley for companies based in the Gatwick and Crawley area.more >

April 7, 2016 03:29pm BST
The role of M&A in realising your strategy

Invitation to attend a Joint Seminarmore >

April 1, 2016 11:21am BST
National Living Wage – help is on hand from Mazars

You will have probably heard about the Government’s new ‘National Living Wage’ which comes into force on 1 April 2016.more >

March 29, 2016 04:20pm BST
UK Private Business Awards 2016

The UK Private Business Awards (the ‘Diamonds’) are celebrating their sixth successful year. Attended by over 450 private business owners, entrepreneurs and family businesses, the awards celebrate excellence in private business and past winners have included JCB, Dyson, Usborne Publishing and Tangle Teezermore >

March 25, 2016 04:13pm BST
Cyber Resilience – its real and happening…

Cyber Resilience – its real and happening…more >

March 17, 2016 01:32pm BST
Regulation & Innovation

BIS is looking for businesses to feedback and share ideas on how regulation affects their ability to innovate or enter/create markets or productsmore >

February 11, 2016 02:43pm BST
Pensions – One Year On

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February 1, 2016 02:23pm BST
My First Week at Computer-Eyez

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January 28, 2016 03:38pm BST
Is every day a fun day at work?

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January 27, 2016 11:20am BST
Unsuccessful bidders - challenging an EU-regulated tender award decision

Going up against the Government because you’ve been unsuccessful in an EU-regulated procurement isn’t something you decide lightly or without sufficient ammunition. more >

November 16, 2015 01:49pm BST
Make a difference with just a Tenner

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November 12, 2015 02:10pm BST
Marketing Booster Sessions

Develop your marketing capability with bite size workshops from our specialist marketing trainermore >

August 27, 2015 10:20am BST
RB wins important case for employers on curing an unfair dismissal

Rawlison Butler’s top rated employment team has won an important case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal that will help employers turn an otherwise unfair dismissal into a fair dismissal.more >

August 21, 2015 10:47am BST
Economic Affairs (Airports) sub-Committee review of the Airports Commission

Response sent today to the PM & the Committee evaluating the Airports Commission recommendation. Co-signed by 26 business organisations across the region, It sets out why we feel Heathrow is the wrong choice and why Gatwick can and should provide the airport capacity we need.more >

August 18, 2015 12:25pm BST
Sandler Sales Summer School

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July 28, 2015 09:18am BST
Response to the Davies Commission Report on Aviation

If you feel supportive, then you might like to use this in your correspondence to the Government, your MP and/or your local Council Leader(s).more >

July 23, 2015 02:22pm BST
Permitted Development Rights

We are losing Employment Space to Residential Developersmore >

July 22, 2015 02:31pm BST
Business Survey on the relationship with the EU

I invite you to participate in some important business research commissioned by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative. more >

July 20, 2015 11:40am BST
The Airports Commission

Some personal thoughts on the recommendation by the Airports Commissionmore >

July 2, 2015 02:00pm BST
Leonardo Building Let

Virgin Atlantic has entered into an agreement for lease to occupy the whole of Abstract’s Leonardo development in Manor Royal, just south of Gatwick Airport.more >

May 21, 2015 03:37pm BST
Recharge your networking

Need to give your networking a boost?more >

May 21, 2015 02:52pm BST
New routes for Gatwick workers

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April 22, 2015 10:44am BST
The Source Magazine - March/April 2015

For all your business News & Views more >

March 2, 2015 04:00pm BST
Mid-Summer Ball

Rockinghorsemore >

March 2, 2015 10:47am BST
New Business Academy for Gatwick Diamond


January 18, 2015 01:16pm BST

Events CALENDARNetworking

  • 21/04
  • FULLY BOOKED - Pastries & Networking at Creative Funding Solutions Ltd
  • 28/04
  • gdb April Educational Seminar Hosted by Holiday Inn Gatwick Airport
  • 28/04
  • FULLY BOOKED - gdb April Members Meeting Hosted by Holiday Inn London Gatwick Airport
  • 05/05
  • gdb Charity Challenge 2017
  • 10/05
  • Afternoon Tea-Break at Porsche Centre Mid-Sussex
  • 12/05
  • Networking at Ease at Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa
  • 17/05
  • Big Breakfast at the Pilots Hub, Redhill Aerodrome
  • 26/05
  • gdb May Educational Seminar Hosted by The Arora Hotel, Crawley
  • 26/05
  • gdb May Members Meeting Hosted by the Arora Hotel, Crawley

Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy21 Apr

That moment when you appoint a new member to the team. #gettingbusinessdone #buildingbusinessconnections #newcareer #apprentice

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Cova Security Gates @CovaSecurityUK21 Apr

We're still feeling full from the 'eggcellent' @gdbizawards Winners Breakfast with our sponsor @asblawuk! We're soo…

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Josh Hough @joshjhough21 Apr

Banner up for tonight's 24 hour live stream charity gaming session @CareLineLive @gdbizawards @gatwickdiamond

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MidSussexWoodRecycle @midsussexwrp21 Apr

Responsible Business of the Year reusing site surplus timbers @gdbizawards @Thakeham @SussexUni @BMEcSussex

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GDMeettheBuyers @gdmeetthebuyers21 Apr

@RSPCA_official sign up as a Buyer for #gdmeetthebuyers2017

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy21 Apr

Many thanks to all @CreativeFS for hosting our Pastries today #gettingbusinessdone #buildingbusinessconnections

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Lisa Downs @EU_ITlawyer21 Apr

Thanks @CreativeFS & @gdbmembership for a great start to the weekend!! Happy Friday :)! @rawlisonbutler

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy21 Apr

Great work by @Storm12Ltd for @gdmeetthebuyers

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy21 Apr

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy21 Apr

@CreativeFS hosting #Gdb members #getting business done

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Storm12 @Storm12Ltd20 Apr

This morning we're having breakfast with the @gdbizawards winners - great to see them all again! #gdba2017

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy20 Apr

@Fly_Norwegian @NorwegianUK @dominic_tucker #Singapore from Autumn! When will you stop finding routes ...

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy19 Apr

Trying to be #nonpolitical but 8 weeks of Diane Abbott!

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy18 Apr

John Terry to leave #chelseafc in the Summer ... May calls for #GeneralElection2017 in the Summer ... coincidence?

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy18 Apr

Ready to challenge @transportgovuk on LHR consultation @LGWobviously @Gatwick_Diamond

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy17 Apr

#cocktails @XeniaSteakhouse thank you!

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy13 Apr

Swam a mile @CottesmoreGcc so how many eggs am I allowed?

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy13 Apr

Follow @gdmeetthebuyers for all you need on the Event & Free Seminars in 2017 @Gatwick_Diamond @Gatwick_Airport…

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Jeremy Taylor @gdbizjeremy13 Apr

#Deathbychocolate @Storm12Ltd @gdbmembership @gdbevents @gdbizsally

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MidSussexWoodRecycle @midsussexwrp12 Apr

Responsible Business of the Year working with responsible constructors @Thakeham @gdbizawards #woodrecycling…

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gdbevents @gdbevents21 Apr

Many thanks to all @CreativeFS for hosting our Pastries today #gettingbusinessdone #buildingbusinessconnections

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gdbevents @gdbevents19 Apr

We will be exhibiting at #BITE2017 on 27th April! Join us for the big business and tech event in #Brighton

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Anya Ledwith @ESHCon18 Apr

Got your GDB Charity Raffle ticket yet? Great prizes! Just £10 & you’ll support 14 local charities. @gdbevents

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gdbevents @gdbevents13 Apr

Thank you @Basepoint_Crwly

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gdbevents @gdbevents13 Apr

Follow @gdbmeetthebuyers for all you need on the Event & Free Seminars in 2017

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gdbevents @gdbevents12 Apr

@gdbmembership @gdbizsally @gdbizjeremy @Storm12Ltd it's just too tempting

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gdbevents @gdbevents12 Apr

Right... so @gdbizsally @gdbizjeremy and @gdbmembership are all out... I have been left with 12 Easter Eggs... What do I do? @Storm12Ltd

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gdbevents @gdbevents12 Apr

12 Easter Eggs from @Storm12Ltd #S12monthlyupgrades

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gdbmembership @gdbmembership12 Apr

THANK YOU @Storm12Ltd for a Chocolate Feast of Easter Eggs!! #S12monthlyupgrades @gdbevents @gdbizsally…

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gdbmembership @gdbmembership12 Apr

Thank you Storm12 Ltd For the Chocolate Feast Of Easter Eggs!! #S12monthlyupgrades

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gdbevents @gdbevents12 Apr

@ArdinglyHire We are looking forward to tucking in! @Storm12Ltd #S12monthlyupgrades

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gdbevents @gdbevents12 Apr

@Storm12Ltd @gdbizjeremy Thank you very much! Easter has now begun #S12monthlyupgrades

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Storm12 @Storm12Ltd12 Apr

Drum roll please… April’s Storm12 Monthly Upgrade goes to @gdbizjeremy and the team. 12 eggs to enjoy - that’s East…

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gdbmembership @gdbmembership12 Apr

@gdbevents @gdbizsally @gdbizjeremy we are winners of @Basepoint_Crwly Easter Egg Hunt!!!!

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gdbevents @gdbevents11 Apr

Join us for our next Networking at Ease @OckendenManor

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gdbevents @gdbevents11 Apr

Come and enjoy the view of Redhill Aerodrome whilst networking over a big breakfast @pilotshubuk…

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gdbevents @gdbevents10 Apr

Looking forward to Afternoon Tea & Wine Tasting tomorrow @ManningsHeath - Another fully booked event!…

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Anya Ledwith @ESHCon10 Apr

Come & join in on the #gdbcharitychallenge fun. Support our teams & charities, have fun & network. @gdbevents Free…

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gdbevents @gdbevents7 Apr

Great night last night at the @CPFelbridge Grand Opening. The hotel really does look fab!

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gdbevents @gdbevents5 Apr

Come & join in on the #gdbcharitychallenge fun. Free entry for spectators!

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Cova Security Gates @CovaSecurityUK21 Apr

We're still feeling full from the 'eggcellent' @gdbizawards Winners Breakfast with our sponsor @asblawuk! We're soo…

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MidSussexWoodRecycle @midsussexwrp21 Apr

Responsible Business of the Year reusing site surplus timbers @gdbizawards @Thakeham @SussexUni @BMEcSussex

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Josh Hough @joshjhough21 Apr

Banner up for tonight's 24 hour live stream charity gaming session @CareLineLive @gdbizawards @gatwickdiamond

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E-mpower.IT @E_mpower_IT21 Apr

Thanks for the #networking with @gdbizjeremy @CreativeFS

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership21 Apr

Weclome & Thanks for the follow! Have a good weekend! @GlicoSecurity @1PlaceTrophies @Nissan4Business #ff

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Creative Funding @CreativeFS21 Apr

It was a pleasure to host Breakfast and Networking for @gdbevents this morning. Thank you to all that attended…

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Creative Funding @CreativeFS21 Apr

@EU_ITlawyer @gdbmembership @rawlisonbutler Lovely to see you, thank you for coming. Have a great weekend

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Lisa Downs @EU_ITlawyer21 Apr

@gdbmembership special offer to gdb members - standard terms of business for supply of services, goods or consultancy - £599 plus VAT each.

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Lisa Downs @EU_ITlawyer21 Apr

@gdbmembership special offer to gdb members - website privacy notice - £650 plus VAT.

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership21 Apr

@ArdinglyHire @CreativeFS and its #nationalteaday as well!!

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Lisa Downs @EU_ITlawyer21 Apr

Thanks @CreativeFS & @gdbmembership for a great start to the weekend!! Happy Friday :)! @rawlisonbutler

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Lisa Downs @EU_ITlawyer21 Apr

@gdbmembership - 398 days until #GDPR becomes law!! Fines are substantially more than the cost of legal advice! @rawlisonbutler

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership20 Apr

Congratulations @magnifycreative Magnify Creative

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership20 Apr


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Sally Brown @gdbmembership20 Apr

Delighted to Welcome @OpusTelecoms to the @gatwickdiamond Membership! #networking #gettingbusinessdone #buildingbusinessconnections

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership20 Apr

Looking forward to attending this event next week! Carpenter Box Wealth Management

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership20 Apr

Delighted to Welcome Opus Telecoms to the Gatwick Diamond Business Membership! #gdbmembership #networking #gettingbusinessdone #buildingbus…

Reply Retweet Favourite @4thDimensionLtd20 Apr

#Teamwork has many different avenues.Why not step outside your comfort zone?@gdbmembership @planschooltrips…

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership19 Apr

Cyber-Attack! Are you Next?

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Sally Brown @gdbmembership19 Apr

Data protection law seminar

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