NEXT BUSINESS LUNCH – FRIDAY 5TH AUGUST
The Prime Minister has said, as of today (Wednesday 13th May), those who cannot work from home should return to work. However, there has been a lot of concern around this and complaints of lack of clarity. As a Chamber of Commerce, of course we would like to see...
Small Business Rate Relief If you receive Small Business Rate Relief I do hope you've applied for the Grants available. These opened over a week ago now and it is a very easy process to follow....
There was a delay to the launch of Lewes District Council’s grant funding portal this morning as a number of technical issues arose. We have been informed that the portal is now live and accessible at the following address:...
As well as being good for society, there are significant business benefits to paying the real Living Wage. Over 30 Lewes businesses are now signed up to the Lewes Living Wage. Some may already qualify for accreditation, but aren’t aware of it. The current rate for the Living Wage for over 18s (Nov 20) is £9.50 per hour outside London, and the rate in the capital is now £10.85.
Imagine a community where people with dementia feel confident, understood and supported to live well. It is the vision of the Lewes & District Dementia Action Alliance (LDDAA) to help make the whole of the Lewes District ‘dementia friendly’.
Lewes Chamber of Commerce actively supports LDDAA. If you would like to like to, like us, help them achieve their vision please visit their facebook page for more information.
Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.
The Phoenix… Human Nature has been selected as the preferred bidder and expect to complete the purchase by early February 2021.
They look forward to designing and building a truly extraordinary urban neighbourhood: a place that enables and inspires healthy and sustainable living.
More details to follow in the coming weeks as they release their programme, details of the professional team and the process for community engagement.