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These fantastic local businesses are currently supporting BHT, helping us to make a difference to the lives of people in Sussex who have been devastated by homelessness:
Beast is a creative agency and production company specialising in video content for lifestyle brands.
Based in London, they are here to help brands of all shapes and sizes launch themselves competitively online with video content strategy.
Bonett’s, established in 1990, is known in Brighton for its refreshingly honest and transparent approach to sales and lettings.
Paul and his team avoid the ‘delightfuls’ and ‘immaculates’ that gloss agents’ particulars and run a very successful firm where good client and customer relations are top of the agenda.
The boss will generally turn up at appointments on his bike, no matter the weather! Bonett’s is bonded to a top level national code of practice through the NAEA and ARLA.
Boundless are all about good times. We’re a membership club that helps Civil Servants and Public Sector workers get the most out of their free time.
We do this by providing unique experiences, things to do and exclusive savings on everything from the cinema and family days out, to weekend breaks and big trips away.
The Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company runs a fleet of around 260 modern buses on local bus services as well as four luxury coaches available for private hire to meet any requirements.
We are very grateful to Brighton and Hove Buses, who donated £1,000 worth of travel scratch cards for our clients’ use.
This has helped people not yet in receipt of benefits, waiting for their first wage payment, or with mobility problems to attend essential medical, work, training and leisure appointments over the last year.
Simon Hughes, BHT First Base Day Centre Operational Manager
Create has one mission: To make creating websites and online shops easy. We love to help get businesses online.
We’ve been doing it since 2001, and in that time we’ve helped thousands of businesses start a website or open their first online store by providing an easy-to-use platform that gets you up and running on the internet quickly and simply. We’re Brighton-based, and have customers all over the world.
Fugu is a public relations and communications consultancy that builds awareness and manages reputations.
Fugu creates the stories and ideas that connect brands to their audience. They develop the strategies and establish the channels that drive those narratives forward. In person, in print, through broadcast or digital, Fugu starts conversations that matter.
Groundscapes have been providing specialist grounds maintenance and cleaning services throughout Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire and South London since 1985, undertaking a wide variety of work on either short or long term contracts.
Groundscapes’ services include mowing grass, pruning shrubs, collecting litter or wall washing. All jobs are given the highest levels of service and attention to detail by trained staff.
icanhire.com rent Ford Transit ‘street based’ vans in the Brighton, Worthing, and Eastbourne areas – a real choice for your van rental needs.
Ideal is a privately owned, Brighton based I.T. solutions company employing 50 staff.
Ideal partners leading IT vendors including Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, VMware and NetApp, whose products it resells together with consultancy and support services. Ideal builds long term value by delighting clients with exceptional customer service. Clients include Ikea, RFU and P&O Ferries.
Kemp Town Flooring, established in 1979, is a friendly, local, family run business laying a variety of floors for both businesses and residential properties across a wide geographical area.
Offering a comprehensive service package, Kemp Town Flooring delivers expert advice from quote through to fitting. No job is too big or too small.
LangeLees is a thriving business serving dishes using Homemade and locally sourced ingredients.
Their South African menu has proven to be very successful and is the only establishment this side of London. They are also the only Cafe Restaurant to have a covered secluded courtyard out the back.
LangeLees feel that eating out is an experience and should be enjoyed, and thrive on going out of our way to provide the best service to all their customers.
Neo is a brand and communications agency for the world we want.
We find the things that matter most about the people and organisations doing the work that really matters. The key insight or truth from which to create a brand, a campaign or a seismic change. We then amplify this through inspired creative and design thinking.
Project Management on Demand is the unique flexible project management service and consultancy that keeps business moving.
With access to skilled project managers, we come in and deliver projects when you either can’t due to not having the skills in-house or the time and capacity. Working virtually or in-house, let us look after your key deliverables, combat issues, and keep your critical path on-track, and your clients happy.
We know how to get the job done. Our USP is our flexibility. You might only have one project, but use Project Management On Demand and it will feel like you have a full time Project Manager, minus the messy obligations. No extra PAYE, no greater commitment, no extra worries with all the benefits of having a full time PM.
Propellernet help businesses and other organisations to be found online.
We’re a search agency that makes life better for our clients and their customers.
We’ve also been recognised as a top 10 UK workplace by the Great Place To Work Institute in each of the last four years.
Our happy and motivated people are increasingly focused on making life better for communities (local, national and international) too.
In the heart of the Brighton’s North Laine area, Revamp Fancy Dress Boutique provides the city with a huge range of quality fancy dress costumes and accessories to hire and to buy.
They are committed to fighting homelessness in the city have become long standing supporters of BHT.
Robert Heath Heating has been delivering domestic and commercial gas heating installation, service and maintenance services for over 30 years.
They have four regional offices and currently support over 100,000 housing association and local authority properties across the UK. Robert Heath Heating recognises the importance of working towards carbon reduction targets, and offers expertise in renewable energy technology.
ROCC is an established provider of innovative IT Solutions to both the Private and Public Sectors specialising in Social Housing, Highways and Waste and Cloud Infrastructure solutions.
We are always interested in helping in the local community. BHT’s First Base is a great project with a great success record.
As a business that works in the Housing space it gives us great insight into some of the considerable difficulties for people who have fallen off the housing radar for various reasons. ROCC hope to help in a small way by fundraising but also by offering practical assistance such as Work Orientation Days to try and normalise coming back to work for those that can and want to.
It’s an evolving partnership which we hope both sides will benefit from.
Luke Aldrich, ROCC Chief Executive
Freemasonry is one of the oldest charitable organisations in the world.
It is a strictly non-religious and non-political organisation whose aim is simply to create a better society. Freemasons strive to achieve this not only by charitable donations, but by adhering to ethical practices which teach us to be better in the way we treat each other as fellow freemasons and in our approach to society in general.
Sussex Masonic Charities aims to create a better society in Sussex through donations to other charities and to deserving causes.
VW Heritage is a local business of over 30 years founded by Brighton residents David Ward and Nickie Swaden.
Having started in the early 80s by importing VW Type 2 buses from Holland, converting them to Campervans and then selling to tourists in London, their business moved into supplying classic VW parts in 1986.
Whilst today they no longer just offer car parts for VW owners and enthusiasts based in Sussex (they export to 120 different countries) they still care greatly about the community in which their staff and Directors live.
Working with BHT has offered VW Heritage the opportunity to give something back, and support people who have been less fortunate than ourselves for one reason or another.
We look forward to building a long term relationship with Brighton Housing Trust, and hope to contribute both financially and help physically with their hard work in the future.
Barney, Managing Director
Zurich Insurance PLC delivers its community involvement programme through the Zurich Community Trust (UK) Ltd, a registered charity which is funded by an annual donation from the Zurich UK businesses and by generous donations from Zurich’s UK employees.
Its annual grant programme addresses key social issues and supports disadvantaged people, helping them move from dependence to independence.
The Zurich Community Trust also brokers a wide range of volunteering opportunities for UK employees engaging over 40% of the Zurich UK workforce in sharing their skills with the community each year.