Award winning

TSC Newsletter – August 2021

We are absolutely over the moon to have been awarded Best Business Support Consultancy Specialist for Sussex by the Southern Enterprise Awards.  Just over a year since establishing The Sussex Collaborative, it is fabulous to receive this recognition of the great work the team offer in support of the Sussex business community.

This month we also congratulate Ali on her award nomination, have 2 new business bitesize episodes available to view and share digital advice from Joe, Rich and the Cognitive law team.

Congratulations Ali

Ali has been shortlisted for HR Director of the Year in the Personnel Today awards. Celebrating the best in HR and recognising the creativity and resilience Adastra HR have demonstrated over the last year.  Find out more

business enablement

Business Enablement & Technology

A core service offered by Trigpoint, Rich’s first step is to gain a detailed insight into the relationship between people, process and technology.  This is key to identifying areas of improvement, when it comes to then preparing a positive change enablement plan. Find out how Rich can help your business 

Menopause in the workplace

Business Bitesize Episode 9

Passionate about helping people become more informed on the topic of menopause, Lucy chats with Nicky about her views on adapting workplace policy, to be more accommodating for people challenged by the symptoms. Watch here 


Joe’s metric of the month  

The art of a good SLA – Joe shares why it is an important metric to keep the team focussed, sound alarms when teams are becoming overwhelmed and achieve that level of “good enough.” Learn more.. 

Leadership and talent development

What is your dominant colour energy? 

Alison Daymond talks to Nicky Macfarlane (FCIM) about how an Insights Discovery session can bring a new focus to teambuilding, providing individuals the tools to create greater self awareness by using psychometric tools and a four-colour model.  Take a look 

Digital assets

Have you set out a plan for your digital assets?  

Whilst they are not something we often think about, digital assets are now an integral part of our lives. So it is important to take them into account when writing your will. Richard from Cognitive Law spoke to BN5 magazine on the subject – Read more 

We have uncovered a jewel of a resource available to all businesses in Sussex.

Located at the Jubilee Library in Brighton, the Business & IP Centre (BIPC) offers support to SME’s, entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators across the region.

A hub for working, networking & events, BIPC provides one-to-one expert advice and a wealth of free information including access to propriety databases. Whether you are just starting out, or are ready to take the next step in your business journey, they are there to help, with a very welcoming team to greet you.  It’s all free of charge and watch this space for details of how The Sussex Collaborative will be adding our skills and expertise to the range of support services available.  You can find out about the Business and IP centre here


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

We hope you have found this months newsletter interesting and will kindly share and spread the word about our services and membership. Find out more