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Giant snails everywhere!

Giant snails around Brighton and Hove popped up over the autumn – and they’ve now been sold. Designed by a wide range of artists and sponsored by local businesses, the colourful snails were auctioned and sold for a total of £231,400 for…
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Brighton Digital Festival

The UK's largest digital culture festival is underway in Brighton and Hove, with a wide range of events on offer until mid-October.  Brighton Digital Festival includes talks, exhibitions, performances, workshops and open studio events at…
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“We can’t get local candidates”

Some job searches are tougher than others. Advertise for a part-time admin role and you’ll get 20 CVs in a day or so. Start searching for a developer with specialised skills or for a senior role with precise definitions of industry, product…
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Getting ready for summer

We're sorting out the Yachtwerks front garden for summer, so that we can work outside - and you can join us for meetings in the sunshine. The hard work's being carried out by our lovely neighbours from Old Tree Brewery who are digging and…
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Always fun at the Wired Sussex parties!

Wired Sussex is the membership body for digital, creative and tech firms. There are thousands now around Sussex and you can see a few details about this booming industry here. It's always fun catching up with people and meeting new friends…
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Developers' money and the benefits to communities

How can developers’ money help revitalise and contribute to Brighton and Hove? A council and developer panel discussed the issues at Construction Voice. Balancing residents’ worries about the impact of new development projects with potential…
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Major developments for Brighton's future

It’s Brighton, it’s 2018, and everything is changing! If you have been paying attention walking around Brighton over the last year, you will have noticed the building site currently located on Circus Street. While in this gloomy wet and…
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What you have to pay: minimum and living wage levels

Pay is a tricky issue. Employers have to balance what they can afford with what they need to pay to attract new recruits and keep people – as well as considering, if they’re wise, whether rates of pay are in line with what other employers…
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Free money for everyone!

Now I have your attention, let me tell you about a scheme that has been gathering momentum incredibly quickly over the last few years. Universal Basic Income – or free money for everyone! Where did I learn about something so exciting? A…
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Major development projects face criticism

Frustration about major development projects and their impact on tourism exercised the panel members at Construction Voice. With a focus on how ways to regenerate Brighton and Hove’s tourism and retail sectors, the city’s track record…
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Quick HR is 5

It’s our 5th birthday and I’m hoping that involves jelly, ice cream and balloons. I set up Quick HR in September 2012 for many reasons. I was attracted to the idea of working with all kinds of companies, rather than just as part of one…
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Wired Sussex is 10 - join the party

The digital and creative industry is booming, with thousands of firms in Brighton and neighbouring Sussex towns. Wired Sussex, the membership organisation for the industry, is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary and we're helping to sponsor…
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A Snowdog for everyone

Process Pup has a new home! Come and see a colourful Snowdog – back in public for everyone to enjoy. Through the hard work and elbow grease of a team of people, she is now easily accessible for everyone in Brighton and Hove to come…
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All the fun of the fairs

We're supporting 2 events during the Brighton Fringe Festival: fairs at the Open Market. The first event is the Fairytale Fair on Saturday 20th May. These successful and popular events take place regularly around Brighton and Hove…
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Come and meet the Snowdog!

If you walked around Brighton and Hove in the autumn, you probably saw some of the 44 colourful Snowdog sculptures. Designed by a wide range of artists, they were sold by auction and raised more than £337,000 for Martlets Hospice. Many are…
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We’re moving to a new home

We’re moving into our new home: Yachtwerks in Brighton. After looking at places for months, events happened quickly: from hearing that a space was available to looking around, making a decision, getting the keys and then sitting on the floor,…
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Starjumping

We had a wonderful photoshoot with Vervate photographers and took it very, very seriously http://vervate.com/
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We support RadioReverb

We love RadioReverb. We like to support community events around Sussex and we also like all kinds of music - so RadioReverb, a community radio station based in Brighton and Hove, ticks all those boxes. Reverb has no advertising and no set…