Here’s our monthly round-up of the Uckfield Business Scene
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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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