Sussex Collaborative

The June Hothouse

The green shoots of optimism are slowly appearing as we start a new month, with business focus shifting towards revival and adapting to meet the new needs of customers and teams, as the emerge from lockdown.

This month we focus on resetting business plans, collaboration and new solutions helping businesses to ensure they have a viable and sustainable model from which to rebuild. 

Are you Recovery ready?

Are you recovery ready?

Most businesses are continually reviewing and iterating their business plans. During period of constant change it can help to take an objective look at how you are performing, to find new opportunities to improve your profitability. That is why this month we have launched our business recovery support service.

Complete a quick survey to highlight where to focus your planning and maximise the opportunities for recovery.

Lynsey deveon

New Member – Lynsey Devon

We are delighted to welcome Lynsey from Heaven Publicity as our newest member. Lynsey has an unrivalled exuberance for PR, with 25 years experience representing tourism and lifestyle businesses around the world. Find out more

BBC Radio Sussex

Joe on the Radio

Joe was delighted to launch our new business recovery service and discuss how The Sussex Collaboration is helping local businesses recover from the lockdown, as a guest speaker on the Radio Sussex morning show. Listen at 11.55 minutes


Customer focused planning

With business sentiment turning from discussing survival, to thinking about resetting. In a recent article, Nicky offers practical advice on how to keep focus on the customer, whilst adapting your business plans to navigate a constantly changing commercial environment Read more

Sales growth

Funding roundup

Small businesses across the Sussex region impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for support in a new discretionary fund.  Adur & Worthing Councils have been working with neighbouring local authorities to ensure our area can bounce back from Covid-19. Closing date: 14th June  More information 

The Sussex Collaborative offers specialist business advice and support across Sussex region and beyond.