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Our Responsible Business strategy

Particular areas of focus may include, but are not limited to:, community engagement, training and recruitment within the community, human resource policies, support for local organisations, environmental impact, supply chain management and business sustainability Our Motto is Success Breeds Success
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SMP as a Responsible Business

Since 1990 SMP has provided tailored advice and practical implementation support for responsible business standards and skills in sustainability. Our support has enabled SME’s in all sectors from start-ups to medium sized employers to achieve exceptional growth across the Gatwick
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3000 Year Old Safeguard Keeps Pests Away

An innovative company is offering a 3000 years old solution to remove and prevent pests invading domestic and commercial premises. Falconry and hawking was developed in the ancient Persian empire to safeguard food and crops from thieving animals and birds
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Through the Keyhole into Eco-Architect Home

An Open House event programme has invited 70 members of the local community into the home of an award winning eco-architect. Brighton’s annual Eco Open House event delivered 3 tours to explore a unique zero carbon home in real life
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SMP Takes on a Graduate Intern as Part of the UOB Green Growth Platform

During June and July this year, Clive, with the help of Brighton University’s new Green Growth Platform, invited Chloe, a recent Economics & Finance graduate to join him for 6 weeks. The Green Growth Platform supports local economic growth and
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Sussex boosts Responsible Business Standards

High growth enterprises across Sussex are supporting new standards in sustainable business. A breakfast event sponsored by Sussex Chamber of Commerce has brought together over 20 companies to discuss best practice case studies for sustainability. Examples included local firms who
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Entrepreneurs Support Apprentice Masterclass

A masterclass showing apprentices how to use social media is being supported by Brighton entrepreneurs. Albion in the Community, the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion, has invited high growth business leaders to support local jobseekers. Their aim is
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Response to Public Consultation: New Bus Service 52

A new public bus service has been launched for East Brighton residents with two public meetings. The new bus service will open in September between Brighton Marina, Woodingdean and Ovingdean. The service is being run by The Big Lemon Bus
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Beacon Hub Brighton

Beacon Hill Local Nature Reserve (LNR) is situated between Rottingdean & Ovingdean. On the southern edge of the nature reserve is a pitch & putt golf course which has fallen into disuse. A golf course building was previously utilised as
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Parenting Support Saves Lives in Africa

A Brighton based social enterprise has hosted a fund-raising event to reduce the number of deaths of women and children during pregnancy. Every day across the world 1,000 women die in pregnancy and childbirth. The latest event at YogaMamas in
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