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Mike Encourages Businesses to Sign up to Broadband Funding

Following an allocation of funding from Central Government, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging organisations from across the city to sign up for superfast broadband support. Back in 2012, Mike was instrumental in … Continue reading

Residents and Businesses Asked For Views on Gatwick Expansion by Mike

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is urging local residents and businesses to send him their views on a proposal by Gatwick Airport to expand in order to meet demand for extra aviation capacity. Gatwick … Continue reading

Living Wage a Positive Aspiration for Businesses in the City

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed the voluntary Living Wage, which highlights to employers what hourly rate is necessary for employees to live comfortably. The Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign was launched … Continue reading

Punitive Parking Charges are Hurting Local Businesses

It’s official. Brighton & Hove businesses have been affected by excessive parking charges, according to a new report which has been backed by Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for … Continue reading

Local Businesses Should Make Most of Overseas Market Research Scheme

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has called on local businesses to take up the opportunities that are offered by the Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS), which is funded by UK Trade & Investment, a … Continue reading

Government Support Programme Boosting Brighton & Hove Businesses

Mike has praised a £200 million Government programme, GrowthAccelerator, which delivers growth support to ambitious small businesses. The national team of GrowthAccelerator coaches includes local Hove resident Clive Bonny of Strategic Management Partners. Clive was part of a team that attended an Intellectual … Continue reading

Riot Compensation Must be Forthcoming for Small Businesses

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Retail & Business Crime, has called on Ministers to support businesses following the Government’s guarantee of compensation. Mike has written to … Continue reading

Culture Minister to Meet with Brighton & Hove Businesses to Support New Broadband Bid

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Simon Kirby, the Member of Parliament for Brighton Kemptown, have met with Jeremy Hunt who has pledged his support for a new campaign for ultra-fast broadband for Brighton … Continue reading

Mike Backs Changes to Support Small Businesses

Mike today announced that he supports Government measures to curb the compensation and health and safety cultures that plague the small and medium-sized enterprises in his constituency. The Government has announced changes to health and safety law that mean that … Continue reading

Move to Freeze Music Licensing Costs for Small Businesses Welcomed

Mike has welcomed a set of initiatives outlined by PPL to address concerns about their licensing for public performance customers. A number of concerns were raised by PPL licensees over rate hikes that could potentially force venues – which are … Continue reading