Comment on Rishi’s Spending Review

Following Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review earlier today, Coastal West Sussex Partnership Chairman Henry Powell has commented on what the Chancellor’s infrastructure plans mean for West Sussex: "Today’s spending review by the Chancellor outlined the extremely...

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Building the workforce of the future

On Thursday 12th November 2020, the Coastal West Sussex Partnership hosted a webinar in collaboration with Platfo9m all about building the workforce of the future. Steve Bustin chaired the event, which was attended by over 70 local businesspeople. Steve kicked off the...

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Coastal West Sussex: A beacon for business relocation

Throughout the pandemic, demand for industrial and logistics space has remained strong as businesses seek larger premises and warehouses to allow for social distancing and meet the demand of online retail sales. According to recent figures from SHW the availability...

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Are you ready for a new relationship with the EU?

Alok Sharma has announced new regulatory changes post Brexit There will be guaranteed changes from 1 January for businesses as the UK start a new relationship with the EU, and there are many actions you can take today to prepare. Find out what you need to do by...

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Route for A27 Arundel By-pass announced

Highways England have announced their new preferred route for the A27 at Arundel – the grey option 5BV1 which was put forward at last year’s consultation. The route strikes the right balance between creating vital new road capacity and protecting the special...

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High Sheriff of West Sussex visits Fargro

Dr Tim Fooks, the High Sheriff of West Sussex, visited Fargro in the first of a number of company visits that he will be making over the next few weeks, on a tour of West Sussex companies organised by the Coastal West Sussex Partnership. Caroline Wood, Director of the...

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Partnership reaction to Rishi’s Summer Budget

"Yes, Rishi Sunak’s mini-budget has rightly been welcomed for its potential to restart the economy. And yes, we at the Coastal West Sussex Partnership certainly are pleased to see some good news for hospitality and tourism businesses; young people, particularly those...

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