BREAKING NEWS: Rail unions suspend strikes after offer of direct talks

The RMT and ASLEF have both suspended strike action on Southern Rail after being approached for direct talks with the Secretary of State.

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Nick Casson

Your tax queries answered by Nick Casson of TaxAssist

I still haven't completed my tax return I’ve been working non-stop since I started my own business, but this has meant that I haven’t yet got around to submitting my 2015/16 tax return. How much will it cost me in penalties?

Graham Buchanan

Is SEO dead?

With all the hype and focus on social media, you might be forgiven for believing that search engine optimisation is no longer important.

Michael Ogilvie

Strategic thinking and planning - the first step to running an effective business

Strategic thinking and planning must be the first step to running an effective business, says accountant and business advisor Michael Ogilvie.

An example of work by Ace Joinery Solutions

The one-stop shop for all your joinery needs

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

The team at Spectrum Independent Financial Services

Spectrum's success built on incredibly talented team

A financial services business in Battle is riding high following a massive increase in business over the last four years.

Conquest House, Hastings Direct head office, Bexhill

Celebrating 20 years of Hastings Direct

As one of the biggest employers in the South East, Hastings Direct is a successful, national company located in the quiet seaside town of Bexhill-on-Sea.

From left: Alice Little, Cathy Sharp (owner) and Martel Loft.

Laundry Ninjas clean up with their first class service

Laundry Ninjas was established in 2011 by Cathy Sharp

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New takeaway restaurant to open in Willingdon

A new takeaway restaurant is set to open its doors in Willingdon this month.

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Travel news

TRAVEL: Final day at Goodwood and disruption on the trains

There is queueing traffic on the A27 around Chichester on the final day of action at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed.

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Travel news

TRAVEL: Goodwood traffic building

Traffic is building as Goodwood’s Festival of Speed continues today, Saturday, July 1.

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Members of the RMT union outside Horsham Railway Station (photo by the RMT). SUS-161123-093128001

Fresh strikes planned in Southern Rail dispute

The RMT union has announced its members are to strike for 24 hours, in the latest industrial action in the year-long Southern dispute.

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Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses criticise union over rejection of ‘significant pay offer’

Railway bosses have criticised union leaders for rejecting what they claim is a ‘significant pay offer’.

The approach to platforms 15-19 - before and after the work to extend ticket barriers

Network Rail says Sussex commuters ‘safe’ after fears raised over London Victoria

Network Rail this week said it would ‘never put passengers at risk’ following claims by a passengers’ group about dangerous conditions at London Victoria.

Dr Shini Somara is presenting the BBC programme Invented in the South East, which will be aired on Friday, June 23, 2017

East Sussex celebrated for its ground-breaking inventions in BBC programme

Physicist, engineer and science reporter Dr Shini Somara will explore the extraordinary role East Sussex has played in the way humans interact with technology in the BBC programme Invented in the South East, scheduled to air this Friday (June 23) on BBC One at 7.30pm.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Coping with hot weather

How to deal with hot weather while working

The Met Office has predicted a heatwave could be on its way and the hot weather looks set to continue over the next couple of days this week.

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ABC protest (Photograph: Bradley Rees)

COUNTY NEWS: Commuter group to meet Department for Transport in court over Southern crisis

A Sussex-based commuter group has announced it will be attending a public court hearing on the Southern crisis next week.
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