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  • Communications, IT and new media
    Will the worm dominate the 21st century? 10 July 2004
    UK is on track to meet broadband target 12 June 2004
    Retail Revolution event 28 April 2004
    Virus Warning 17 April 2004
    The “offshoring” of call centre jobs to India is an accident waiting to happen for the UK’s financial services industry, according to analysts and data protection specialists. 30 March 2004
    Women drive online shopping 24 February 2004
    Information Kiosks for tourists 7 February 2004
    Chip & Pin is a fait accompli 28 January 2004
    Retailers be warned online trade is booming 6 January 2004
    Wired Sussex re-launches website and range of new services 22 November 2003
    Online Conferencing comes of age 11 October 2003
    Beware emails from Microsoft 9 October 2003
    How Much U.K. Business is Heading For India? 30 August 2003
    Brighton University Innovations Survey - Win champagne 8 August 2003
    Carphone Warehouse VAT Troubles 6 July 2003
    New Skills Training Agency Agenda to be Business-Led 13 April 2003
    New web site keeps Brighton & Hove's small businesses in the know 6 February 2003
    Internet Sales Boom on the Back of Broadband 29 January 2003

  • Construction and associated trades Industry
    Talks over construction training deal on King Alfred site 10 June 2004
    Desperate U.K. skills shortage could be filled by new EU entrant labour. 11 April 2004
    Traders work with Council to improve Brighton’s open market 12 September 2003
    Construction Workers Take Centre Stage 17 April 2003

  • Creative industries
    Brighton & Hove wins £750,000 to boost the arts 29 July 2004
    Brighton Festival finances confirm contribution of cultural sector to local economy 3 June 2004
    Theatres make 3m contribution to Brighton’s economy 17 May 2004
    Women drive online shopping 24 February 2004
    Arts Minister visits Brighton 9 February 2004
    letter to the editor

    Can anyone help a student 19 October 2003
    EC funding for cultural development 11 October 2003
    Marina Capitalises on Brighton's Parking Regime 30 April 2003
    Brighton Underground 4 February 2003
    Music Licence Shock 30 January 2003

  • Legal and financial services
    Call Centres Booming – DTI 6 July 2004
    Are you paying too much for insurance cover? 8 June 2004
    The UK's call centre industry is set to gain around 200,000 jobs in the next 3 years, according to an independent report commissioned by the DTI published today. 7 May 2004
    DTI Pronounces on Call Centres 6 December 2003
    Aviva Joins the Exodus to India 5 December 2003
    CBI reaction to queen's speech 29 November 2003
    Stamp Duty Changes due in December 18 November 2003
    Cash incentives to send tax returns online 8 November 2003
    Lloyds TSB Join the Exodus to the East 31 October 2003
    Mixed Picture as HSBC Goes East 19 October 2003
    Inland Revenue to Pursue More Small Scale Prosecutions 1 March 2003

  • Manufacturing
    CBI Survey shows a rise in confidence among small manufacturers 14 February 2004

  • Miscellaneous
    Employment Development 2 August 2004
    A wave of good news for domestic sales 17 July 2004
    Where are Brighton's volunteers? 17 July 2004
    Businesses drowning in red tape 1 July 2004
    How much is your business worth? 25 June 2004
    Bank Of England Governor warns of possible crash 16 June 2004
    New web site for Asian businesses 6 June 2004
    Sex discrimination is still rife… especially in the south east 6 June 2004
    On June 10th UK consumer debt is forecast to reach £1 trillion 3 June 2004
    Never been cheaper to go it alone 30 May 2004
    UK firms get serious about HR 22 May 2004
    Small businesses want to be exempt from employment law 15 May 2004
    SMEs in tourism lag behind in looking after their workforce 14 May 2004
    FSB reports confidence in the SME sector 8 May 2004
    Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well...but what is happening in the hotel sector? 1 May 2004
    Councils might regain control of UBR 30 April 2004
    Chambers of Commerce questions wisdom of getting 50% of kids into university 25 April 2004
    Good news for pensions…but we’re not out of the woods yet 25 April 2004
    Good news for pensions…but we’re not out of the woods yet 25 April 2004
    Lowest retail growth since 1943 15 April 2004
    Desperate U.K. skills shortage could be filled by new EU entrant labour. 11 April 2004
    Mortgage Equity Withdrawal Explodes 3 April 2004
    The “offshoring” of call centre jobs to India is an accident waiting to happen for the UK’s financial services industry, according to analysts and data protection specialists. 30 March 2004
    Small Business likely to be clobbered in Budget! 13 March 2004
    Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership take stand on Community Stadium 16 February 2004
    CBI Survey shows a rise in confidence among small manufacturers 14 February 2004
    Commercial Property Shortage In South 5 February 2004
    “Could Do Better” - OECD report on UK productivity 4 February 2004
    Retail Failures Predicted 3 February 2004
    Retail sales in Brighton are down more than the national average 23 January 2004
    Consumer Debt at an all time high and rising 20 January 2004
    BBC Economics Editor Urges Flexibility in Local Planning 15 January 2004
    Reasons to be cheerful about the economy 12 January 2004
    Fewer companies go bust in South East 9 January 2004
    Still not enough women at the top 9 January 2004
    Disaster looms for the ill-prepared Retailer 2 January 2004
    Is Gordon Hinting at a Reversal of Tax Gift to SMEs? 21 December 2003
    DTI Pronounces on Call Centres 6 December 2003
    Aviva Joins the Exodus to India 5 December 2003
    Wanted - Senior Economic Development Officer 4 December 2003
    Brighton Jumps 8 Places in the OMIS Survey 29 November 2003
    Credit Card Debt forecast to Zoom to £10.8bn 24 November 2003
    Wise up to legislation or face prosecution 22 November 2003
    Entrepreneurs afraid to go it alone 20 November 2003
    If you want to make a difference join a business association 15 November 2003
    Pick a (Business) Tax and Increase It 28 October 2003
    Brighton & Hove targets gay and lesbians from across the Atlantic 24 October 2003
    Mixed Picture as HSBC Goes East 19 October 2003
    Government Debt 10 October 2003
    Unions challenge rules on sexual equality 3 October 2003
    Burden of red tape intensifies for SMEs 26 September 2003
    There’s no going back for SME Bosses 15 September 2003
    Parent Company of Brighton Buses Reaps Rewards of Congestion Charging 6 September 2003
    Stressful jobs are good for us! 5 September 2003
    CBI says new EU regulations could threaten jobs 5 September 2003
    People can no longer afford to retire 5 September 2003
    How Much U.K. Business is Heading For India? 30 August 2003
    Interest Rates Likely to Head North 29 August 2003
    Shoppers Show No Sign of Dropping (Yet) 23 August 2003
    A light at the end of the tunnel for start-ups 22 August 2003
    Retail is a key growth area for UK Jobs and economy 8 August 2003
    UK Economy is a top concern for Small businesses 8 August 2003
    UK Economy is still struggling 24 July 2003
    63,000 Businesses Will Fold in Less than 3 Years 11 June 2003
    Brighton Sixth in the Boho City League 30 May 2003
    Brighton Office Space Availability Plummets but Freehold Prices Rocket 22 May 2003
    Housing Joins the Bear Market as Economy Falters 27 April 2003

  • National and regional policy
    Workers take their employers to Court 21 July 2004
    SEERA's South East Plan Consultation 13 May 2004
    Small businesses are missing tax breaks on IT purchases 15 July 2003

  • Property
    Leading member of Economic Partnership pushes for increased Warehouse allocation 27 February 2004
    Commercial Property Shortage In South 5 February 2004
    Brighton Office Market Sees Low Take Up 25 November 2003
    Stamp Duty Changes due in December 18 November 2003
    Historic Building for Sale 24 October 2003
    Prepare for leasehold reforms 5 September 2003
    Industry Squeals at Stamp Duty Increases 17 April 2003
    Odds on Survival of Long Term Leases Shortened by Budget Measures 13 April 2003
    Brighton Tall Building Applications Stopped in their Tracks 11 February 2003

  • Public sector
    Job opportunity with Brighton & Hove City Council 6 August 2004
    Funding opportunity for not-for-profit groups in Brighton & Hove 23 September 2003
    Regeneration Partnership 8 February 2003

  • Retail, pubs, clubs and restaurants
    Blitz on drunken yobs delivers results 6 August 2004
    Wetherspoon woes indicate drinks sector in crisis 14 July 2004
    A 20 year Paperchase ends 14 July 2004
    Brighton selected for blitz on alcohol crime 8 July 2004
    Antiques trade hit by recent events 17 June 2004
    New fashion store for Hanningtons corner site 17 June 2004
    Changes to the immigration law will affect businesses in Brighton 8 May 2004
    Sharks circle High Street newsagent 30 April 2004
    Dixons chops dead wood in the High Street 29 April 2004
    Retail Revolution event 28 April 2004
    Hated Upward Only lease clause may go 16 April 2004
    Lowest retail growth since 1943 15 April 2004
    Back Alley venue to be transformed into media club 12 April 2004
    Hove’s Babylon Lounge fails to Get Expansion Go Ahead 11 April 2004
    Brighton & Hove Council Statement of Licensing Policy 5 April 2004
    Local privately owned shops face a ‘fierce struggle’ 13 March 2004
    North Laine - a vision for the future 13 March 2004
    Retailers challenge the Government on waste collection plans 7 March 2004
    Brighton leads on fair trading 29 February 2004
    Women drive online shopping 24 February 2004
    Women drive online shopping 24 February 2004
    Big Plans for Brighton’s Ship Street Post Office Site 9 February 2004
    Retail sales are up for January but don’t get too excited 9 February 2004
    Retail sales are up for January but don’t get too excited 9 February 2004
    Supermarkets resort to loopholes to increase floorspace 7 February 2004
    Window(s) shopping 4 February 2004
    Retail Failures Predicted 3 February 2004
    Brighton’s Regent Arcade Goes for £10m 3 February 2004
    Smoke Free Liverpool, Will Brighton Follow? 3 February 2004
    Retailers find out how to raise profits 2 February 2004
    Good news for Brighton’s retailers 29 January 2004
    Chip & Pin is a fait accompli 28 January 2004
    The Future of Retail in Britain? 19 January 2004
    Babylon expansion deferred 18 January 2004
    Retailers be warned online trade is booming 6 January 2004
    WH Smith Shows How Not to Do It 4 January 2004
    Disaster looms for the ill-prepared Retailer 2 January 2004
    M&S Sets the Scene for Poor Christmas Trading 21 December 2003
    Better Mobility for Brighton’s Shoppers 8 December 2003
    Brighton Retail Starts to Motor Too Late? 6 December 2003
    Not Much Light at the End of the Tunnel for Pubs & Bars 6 December 2003
    NLTA subscription increase 3 December 2003
    For good healthy food buy locally 29 November 2003
    Credit Card Debt forecast to Zoom to £10.8bn 24 November 2003
    Troubled Inventive Doesn’t Bode Well for Pub & Club Sector 19 November 2003
    Revolution Bar For Brighton’s Aquarium Terraces 7 November 2003
    Pick a (Business) Tax and Increase It 28 October 2003
    Can we have our cake and eat it? 27 October 2003
    Christmas Day opening Banned 21 October 2003
    Elizabeth Fry ousts George Stephenson on a Fiver 19 October 2003
    Elizabeth Fry ousts George Stephenson on a Fiver 19 October 2003
    Traffic Calming and Environmental Improvements in Gardner Street 16 October 2003
    £100,000 Hove Tesco Donation 16 October 2003
    Inventive Leisure resurrect Po Na Na venue 15 October 2003
    City smoking ban dismissed by stakeholders of the late night economy 10 October 2003
    M&S Credit Card Gaff 9 October 2003
    Consultation with Charity Canvassers Regulatory Body 6 October 2003
    City Seeks Cash For Non-Smoking Study 1 October 2003
    FCUK Beats the Heat 23 September 2003
    23,000 sq metres of homes, shops and restaurants in the heart of the North Laine 22 September 2003
    Giant Tesco Store Opens in Hove 22 September 2003
    £20bn cost of drink culture in the UK 21 September 2003
    Wetherspoon Reels In Expansion Plans 21 September 2003
    Restaurants to have their tips scrutinised by the Inland Revenue 19 September 2003
    Ready, Steady, Cook - Curry Contest comes to Brighton & Hove 12 September 2003
    City Centre Retail Eyes Birmingham Experience 4 September 2003
    W.H. Smith Blames the Weather for Poor Performance 29 August 2003
    Nightclubs Sign up to Business Forum’s Business Crime Reduction Partnership 21 August 2003
    Brighton’s Coffee Republic Abandons the Sofa 14 August 2003
    MPs call for tough measures to control evening economy 11 August 2003
    Retail is a key growth area for UK Jobs and economy 8 August 2003
    Congestion charging is not good for retail 8 August 2003
    Prime Wax Lyrical Unit Let 7 August 2003
    Roadwork Rage in Brighton 16 July 2003
    Spanish Retailer Mango Hits Brighton 12 July 2003
    Sports Fashion Flops 12 July 2003
    M.P.s Light Upon Storecard Rates 6 July 2003
    63,000 Businesses Will Fold in Less than 3 Years 11 June 2003
    Irish experience sounds warning bells for UK Licensing Reform 31 May 2003
    Wetherspoon abandons 2m Lloyds No 1 plans at Brighton Marina 30 May 2003
    PEL Applications Now on the Web 24 May 2003
    Giant North Street Store to Continue as a Discount Outlet 22 May 2003
    Brighton moves up the shopping centre league tables 17 May 2003
    City Centre Business Forum Urges Action 15 May 2003
    Will Smoking Ban Add to Leisure Sectors Problems? 11 May 2003
    Regulation of Charity Blaggers under Review 8 May 2003
    North Laine Traders rise against a giant 28 April 2003
    New Sale of Goods Directives - Myths & Legends 27 April 2003
    Po Na Na Unlikely to Proceed 27 April 2003
    Confusion reigns over policing levy for bars & pubs 17 April 2003
    Concern over Creeping Cafe Syndrome 13 April 2003
    Concern over Creeping Cafe Syndrome 13 April 2003
    Government Under Pressure to Ban Christmas Day Opening 13 April 2003
    New Look Results Confirm Gloomy Outlook 9 April 2003
    Desertion of High Street Continues 6 April 2003
    Small Business Champions Awards 2003 3 April 2003
    Jubilee Street Returns from Dereliction 31 March 2003
    Video Headsets for Door Staff Increase Security 22 March 2003
    Confirmed: Brighton UniQlo To Go 21 March 2003
    Charity Blaggers Attract Criticism 21 March 2003
    Security Industry Smartens Up its Act 21 March 2003
    Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002 18 March 2003
    FCUK Shrugs Off Gloom 14 March 2003
    Minister Opposes Nightclub Levy for Late Night Transport 12 March 2003
    Wax Lyrical Wanes in Western Road. 11 March 2003
    Brighton UniQlo Future in Doubt 8 March 2003
    Brains Behind Browns Back in Brighton 8 March 2003
    Po Na Na Victory Sets Several Precedents 7 March 2003
    Po Na Na Application Strengthened by Police U Turn 5 March 2003
    Plummeting Consumer Confidence Shows in Weak Retail Sales 5 March 2003
    Coffee Shop Makes a Profit Shock! 1 March 2003
    Licensing Reform Threat to Live Music Lessened 24 February 2003
    "Chip & Pin" Credit Card Revolution Starts 24 February 2003
    No Relief for Managed Pubs Sector 24 February 2003
    Draft Guidance for reform of the Licensing Laws Issued 20 February 2003
    Are Licensees Sleepwalking into a tax on drinking? 12 February 2003
    Licensees Association 9 February 2003
    Jim Thompson Licence Extension Application 5 February 2003
    Music Licence Shock 30 January 2003
    Internet Sales Boom on the Back of Broadband 29 January 2003
    Weak Christmas for Retail, Weak Year Ahead? 24 January 2003
    Has the Glitter Ball Burst? 22 January 2003
    Residents group gets serious and organised against 24 hour opening 19 January 2003
    New Year Experience Supports 24 hour Licensing 19 January 2003
    Western Road - good news and bad news 8 January 2003

  • Tourism, entertainment and hospitality
    Launch of the Brighton & Hove Tourism Strategy 8 September 2004
    Final draft of Brighton & Hove Tourism Strategy 5 July 2004
    Las Vegas comes to UK but is it coming to Brighton? 16 June 2004
    Making It Happen in Brighton & Hove 24 May 2004
    London’s Olympic bid gets through the first heat 22 May 2004
    SMEs in tourism lag behind in looking after their workforce 14 May 2004
    Changes to the immigration law will affect businesses in Brighton 8 May 2004
    Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well...but what is happening in the hotel sector? 1 May 2004
    Eden project demonstrates fickleness of tourism 4 March 2004
    Information Kiosks for tourists 7 February 2004
    Babylon expansion deferred 18 January 2004
    Brighton & Hove sets far-reaching targets for tourism 17 January 2004
    Brighton Pavilion beats Buckingham Palace in ‘best houses’ book 5 November 2003
    Historic Building for Sale 24 October 2003
    Brighton & Hove targets gay and lesbians from across the Atlantic 24 October 2003
    Brighton & Hove joins UK’s elite historic cities 24 October 2003
    Touch-screen information for Brighton & Hove’s Tourist Trade 15 September 2003
    Tourism rises to 6th place in UK employment league 7 September 2003
    Brighton hotels praised and slammed in new guide book 6 September 2003
    The Tourism Strategy for Brighton & Hove 13 August 2003
    TOURISM MUSKETEERS FLY THE FLAG 19 July 2003
    Hotels Association chief supports Brighton Dome 16 July 2003
    Roadwork Rage in Brighton 16 July 2003
    Nick Dodds Responds to "Begging Bowl" Story 11 July 2003
    Nick Dodds Responds to "Begging Bowl" Story 11 July 2003
    Hotels Association Chief backs futuristic pier 11 June 2003
    Komedia Expansion 30 April 2003
    Hotel Star Ratings Muddle 27 April 2003
    Future ranking of UK tourism in doubt 17 April 2003
    Hoteliers Support Centre Demolition Plans 31 March 2003
    Brighton Centre Reborn 26 March 2003
    What a Swiz Response 16 February 2003
    Music Licence Shock 30 January 2003

  • Transport
    People would pay to avoid stressful commuting 6 June 2004
    Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership Travel Questionnaire results 2 June 2004
    Economic Partnership Travel Questionnaire 1 April 2004
    Brighton Bucks the Trend as Bus usage drops in the south east 29 November 2003

  • Business Associations in Brighton & Hove...
    Brighton City Centre Business Forum Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce Hotels' Association North Laine Traders Association Kemp Town Village Business Association St James's Action Group Federation of Small Businesses, Brighton & Hove Branch The Lanes Traders Association Association of New Media Freelancers Hove Business Association St James's Business Association Brighton Illustrators Group Sussex Women's Alternative Network Rottingdean Trade, Business and Professional Association Licensees Association Women in Business Gay Business Association Brighton Underground St Peter's Church Traders Association