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Revealed: The top UK companies for work-life balance

A recruitment firm has been named the best company in the UK for work-life balance.

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Council ‘in the top ten’ for accessible homes

Rother District Council has been praised for their approach to providing accessible homes.

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The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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Eastbourne to Ashford trains reinstated

Trains from Eastbourne to Ashford was reinstated by Southern Rail today (Thursday, August 11), as union members go back to work after going on strike.

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Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd, pictured with former rail minister Claire Perry last year

MPs welcome rail strike suspension to allow ‘vital’ talks

MPs welcomed the early end of this week’s strike saying it is ‘vital’ an agreement is made as commuters have ‘suffered enough’.

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Bexhill Railway Station was empty this week with no trains running during the strike

Campaigners blast ‘totally unacceptable’ rail strike

Rail campaigners described this week’s strike as ‘totally unacceptable’ and blamed the government for not taking control of the situation.

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Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd, pictured with former rail minister Claire Perry last year

1066 country MPs call for talks to end rail dispute

The MPs for 1066 country called on Southern Rail and the union to come to an agreement to end the dispute causing this week’s strike as commuters have ‘suffered enough’.

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Southern rail strike begins with no trains between Eastbourne and Ashford

Southern rail strike begins with no trains between Eastbourne and Ashford

The five-day strike by Southern Rail staff began today (Monday, August 8), causing chaos for 1066 country commuters as none of its trains between Eastbourne and Ashford are running.

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Southern rail strike: MP ‘disappointed’ at no replacement buses

Bexhill and Battle MP said he was ‘disappointed’ with Southern Rail for not putting on a replacement bus service during the five-day train strike.

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Martin Copland

Q&A with Martin Copland

The first thing to consider when someone is working for you is their employment status

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Andrew Mathias

Why LPAs are so important

Have you thought what would happen if you or your partner lost mental capacity?

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An example of work completed by Ace Joinery Solutions

The Ace in the pack for all your joinery needs

Ace Joinery Solutions South east offer a complete range of Joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.

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A scene from the Sunset Screenings trailer

Sunset Screenings returns for the summer

The De La Warr Pavilion is delighted to announce the return of its free outdoor family cinema – Sunset Screenings – once again generously sponsored by McPhersons Chartered Accountants.

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Nick Casson of TaxAssist Accountants

Q&A with Nick Casson of TaxAssist Accountants

Q: I’m a growing business and I’m aware that my turnover could mean that I need to register for VAT soon. Could you tell me what the threshold is please?

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Rail news

UPDATE: Severe train delays as ‘all lines blocked’ to Littlehampton

Commuters may be facing severe delays this evening with all train lines to Littlehampton blocked.

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Bexhill and Battle MP Huw Merriman with The Shiplu owner Abul Azad and his business partner, Ahmed Ali, at the Grand Final in the House of Commons on July 2. Photo by Mr Merriman SUS-160308-172904001

Bexhill Indian restaurant ‘highly commended’ in parliamentary contest

An Indian restaurant in Bexhill was named as given ‘highly commended’ status in a parliamentary competition after being nominated by the MP.

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Accident causes traffic delays

Accident causes traffic delays

An accident on a roundabout is causing delays on the A21.

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Speeding to blame for most crashes in Britain, drivers say

Speeding to blame for most crashes in Britain, drivers say

Speeding causes the most crashes on the UK’s roads, according to British drivers.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex drivers urged to be considerate during Harvest

Sussex drivers are being urged to be careful and considerate on the roads now that Harvest is underway.

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Calls for Highway Code to be taught in schools

An insurance firm is calling on schools to teach the Highway Code after a survey showed more than 80 per cent of drivers don’t recognise basic road signs.

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