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Network Update – August 2013

Welcome to August’s Network Update. This month; Are there any grants out there? Tendering Masterclasses for renewables and energy efficiency businesses; Breakfast presentations; PV Feed-in-Tariffs; Worthing & Adur Business Awards.

Are There Any Grants Out There?
Not loads, but a few worth investigating…

Shoreham-Breakfast-DelegateShoreham-by-Sea Breakfast Presentations
We had a full house in Shoreham-by-Sea for our Sustainable Business Breakfast. Speakers included The Body Shop, Carbon Minded and Iron Mountain. Their presentations are available on-line.

We’re just finalising our events programme for the autumn and new year. Keep an eye on our website.

Keen to Sell to the Public Sector?
Then don’t miss our Tendering Masterclasses, free to attend for businesses working in the construction, energy efficiency or renewable energy sector.

You’ll get to meet the procurement teams that judge your tender applications, find out how to effectively and efficiently complete pre-qualification questionnaires and tender returns and learn where to find tenders and how to ensure you have the necessary policies and standards in place to compete.

Hastings 9th October, Chichester 10th October. Both 09:00 to 13:00. To book your place contact Jo Southernwood on: jo@sustainablebusiness.org.uk or 07807 588887. Further details.

Last but not least…

Defra seeks your views on how environmental guidance can be simplified – Visit website
The department also wants to know which information you submit is most useful.

Adur & Worthing Business Awards Open for Entry –
Visit website
Categories include Green Business of the Year and Contribution to the Community.

PV Feed-in-Tariff rates fixed until 2014Payment tables
Payment available per kWh electricity generated by photovoltaic solar panels will remain the same until the new year.

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Utilise Plus Event Report: Sustainability Tour of Hepworth Brewery, Billingshurst

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates to Billingshurst on a sunny morning in August for a Sustainability Tour of Hepworth Brewery. This event was held as part of the SBP CIC’s ongoing Utilise Plus programme which helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their costs and greenhouse gas emissions by saving energy. The event was […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Park Cameras

Based in Burgess Hill, Park Cameras sells photography equipment, as well as offering printing services and photography courses. In early 2019, Park Cameras received a Utilise Plus grant from the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC to install energy-saving LED lights. This followed a fully-funded Utilise Plus energy audit they received in late 2018. Funded by the […]
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@SustBusNetwork 2 days ago  What a great tour of @hepworthsbeer last week! 🍻 Find out about their #sustainability actions in or article. https://t.co/pDicbTM3Qr

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