Menopause – the burning issue

Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach.  She writes articles on menopause for women and their employers and is a member of the British Menopause Society. Next month Jane will launch a new column written specially for Hastings In Focus this […]

Pause and postpone – the new watchwords in the world of weddings

With no marriages taking place as we make out way through lockdown many small business people who depend on the wedding trade to make their living are suffering. For Helen Pomery, Managing Director of St Leonards based Empirical Events, the organiser of wedding shows across the south of England, it’s about more than just the […]

Giving customers what they want – embracing change and searching out new opportunities

Amid the gloom and doom about prospects for business one St Leonards company is busier than ever as it helps others to see the opportunities that exist by ramping up their online presence and coming to terms with ecommerce. Fiona Allman-Treen, Managing Director of FAT Promotions, (https://www.fatpromotions.co.uk/) says her business is probably busier than it […]

County cops faced their busiest night… but of which year?

Police across Sussex responded to more than 800 calls for assistance and made 80 arrests on the busiest holiday night of the year as 2020 dawned.Chief Superintendent Lisa Bell said: “This was a very busy night for our officers and staff across Sussex, as we responded to a large number of calls for our assistance […]