Worthing’s Ricardo secures £50m funding for expansion

Global engineering, environmental and strategic consultancy company, Ricardo, has recently secured £50m in funding from HSBC. This funding will help the company (whose headquarters are in Shoreham-by-Sea and have been since 1919) expand - by making strategic...

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Worthing recognised as having a ‘dynamic economy’

Worthing is recognised as having the most 'dynamic economy' across the Coastal West Sussex region, a recent report commissioned by the Coastal West Sussex Partnership found. The report showed that while Worthing has an equally high rate of business closures over the...

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Coast to Capital launch Strategic Economic Plan (2018-2030)

Earlier this month (July 2018), the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership launched their Strategic Economic Plan, setting out their vision for the region, for the next twelve years. The plan – Gatwick 360˚ – sets out the scope for economic growth in an area...

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New commercial space opens in Coastal West Sussex

Being constrained between the sea and the South Down National Park, creating new homes and employment space is increasingly challenging; to balance the environment issues along with enough commercial space to allow businesses to find the space they need to grow and...

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Micro-businesses are booming in Coastal West Sussex

If you live in Worthing, Chichester, Littlehampton, Bognor Regis or within the Coastal West Sussex region, chances are you know someone who runs their own, or works for, a micro-business, as the area has a slightly higher percentage rate than the national average (at...

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Opinion bite: why science should be talked about at home

We need to talk about science at home in order to inspire the next generations of scientists, argues the Coastal West Sussex Partnership. Chances are, as parents, conversations with our children mostly include talking about their latest dance, music or football...

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