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Free services for East Sussex businesses

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Locate East Sussex supports businesses in East Sussex to grow and to attract new business investment to support the growth of the local economy of East Sussex. 

Locate East Sussex provide clear, impartial advice and a practical business support package to small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and because they are publicly funded by the county, district and borough councils of East Sussex, and since June 2017, the European Regional Development Fund, they make no charge to businesses seeking support.  

The dedicated team can provide access to a wealth of knowledge and support about locations and industry sectors in East Sussex, as well as access to funding, including the highly successful East Sussex Invest 5 growth funding program and South East Business Boost grants. They also provide information ranging from property to infrastructure and how best to access a trained workforce.

Whatever stage your business is at, Locate East Sussex can provide you with the right information, access to networks and support.

Get in touch by emailing enquries@locateeastsussex.org.uk or phone 0300 3435749.

Exporting is GREAT: A world of opportunity awaits

Whatever your size or sector the rewards from selling your product and services overseas can be huge.

Trading abroad can boost your profile, credibility and bottom line. That applies whether you’re trading with established partners, such as the EU and the USA, or high growth markets like Brazil, China, India, Colombia and Vietnam. But you need the right support, contacts and knowledge to help you get started.

The demand is out there, you could be too. Find an opportunity for your product or service at: https://www.exportingisgreat.gov.uk/opportunities/

Get your essential guide to exporting and consider the three steps to becoming an exporter at: https://www.exportingisgreat.gov.uk

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Improve your sales and win more business

Free business seminar on Wednesday 13th December 9.30am to 12.30pm at Pacific House, Sovereign Harbour Innovation Park, Eastbourne, BN23 6DW.

Attending this ProActions seminar will help you:

  • Improve your sales success rate and win even more customers
  • Understand the need for and the benefits of a structured sales process
  • Know where you (and your sales team) are in a sale and hence plan your next move
  • To pick up a few sales tips.

The developer of Pacific House, Seachange Sussex, is offering delegates a tour of the building after the seminar.

Visit www.pro-actions.com/events to book your free place.