Uckfield Business Scene October 2013

Here’s our monthly round-up of the Uckfield Business Scene

Dawson Hart

Dawson Hart is offering a ready-made staff handbook for £950 (plus VAT) which could be a huge boon for small to medium sized businesses.

The handbook contains 20 policies and procedures covering such issues as equal opportunities, anti-harassment and bullying, sickness and absence, disciplinary rules and procedures, whistleblowing, adverse weather and travel disruption police and parental leave.

Free updates will be provided for one year. Offer ends on November 20.

For more information on this offer simply call Victoria Regan on 01825 762281 or send an email to vxr@dawson-hart.co.uk


Swindells Financial Planning is warning of further changes to pension savings schemes which are due to start in April. The Lifetime Allowance is being reduced again. Contact Swindells for more information.

Design and Display StructuresBBC Refreshment station

Uckfield-based business Design and Display Structures (D&D) has been involved in the fitting out of the new BBC Broadcasting House in London’s West End. – See more here

Uckfield Framing Company

Part of Uckfield Framing Company’s work for customers is to frame sports shirts but recently staff have been asked to make rather different display cases – one for a three-metre boa constrictor and another for a giant cowbell.

Late night shopping

Uckfield Chamber of Commerce has announced that Friday, December 6, will be the late-night shopping evening.

It is also taking part in a consultation over the town’s future car parking and will meet a senior Wealden District councillor to discuss the impact of the Ashdown Forst 7km rule.

More here

Rebecca Weddell

Glass artist Rebecca Weddell will open her East Hoathly studio to the public on October 5 and 6.

Read more here

Early start for some trains

If you are not a regular early-morning commuter, make a note of these earlier departures from Uckfield train station to beat the autmn leaf fall here

In other news

Wealden District Council has listed two puts as “assets of community value”. They are the Rose and Crown at Fletching and the Roebuck at Laughton. More here (external link).

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