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Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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Martin Copland

Q & A with Martin Copland of Ashdown Hurrey

My accountant tells me that as a self-employed person, the rules on claiming motor expenses are more complex than they used to be. Is this correct?

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Ace's new premises at Castleham Industrial Estate

New premises for Ace Joinery Solutions

Ace Joinery Solutions is a one-stop shop for all of your joinery needs at competitive prices without compromising on design or quality!

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Ian Noble

Just 23 shopping days left to Christmas

On the day that this edition of Business Matters hits the streets it will be a mere 23 shopping days until Christmas and yet it feels that the build-up has, once again, been going on forever!

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James Villiers (Photograph: Masterchef) SUS-161128-145301001

Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.

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Savings shortfall worries Sussex families

Concerns around a lack of savings are preventing people in Sussex and the South East from realising their life goals, a recent survey has found.

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Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Southern train

No Southern trains for 1066 Country in first day of strike

1066 Country has again been left with no Southern Rail trains during this week’s strike which starts today (Tuesday, November 22).

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Sue and Grant Larking. SUS-161121-150151001

Couple set up new firm to help care for elderly

A husband and wife have set up a new company which provides non-medical care and companionship for older people helping them to continue living in their homes.

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More than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money

Children in the South East struggling to learn about money

New research has revealed more than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

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Hilary Knight, left, and Paula Seager, co-directors of Natural Partnerships CIC, which runs the awards, with William Goodwin, chairman of the judges

Food and drink grand finalists revealed

The grand finalists in Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 were revealed on Monday following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 13,000 public votes.

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Bexhill Town Hall SUS-160623-112311001

Second time lucky for Catsfield housing plans?

A developer’s second bid to build homes on a village field seems to be more successful and could be approved on Thursday (November 17).

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'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK SUS-161011-091320001

‘Hidden workforce’ key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy SUS-161011-091853001

Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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How to survive having a nightmare boss

How to survive having a nightmare boss

Overdemanding, unprofessional, demeaning and unrealistic, if these traits sound strikingly familiar your boss sounds like a daily office nightmare.

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Marks and Spencer to close 60 stores

Marks and Spencer has today (November 8) announced the closure of 60 stores across the UK.

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