Business Directory

Active Access for Growth (managed by Sustrans on behalf of ESCC)

Active Access for Growth is a three year programme to promote active travel across in East Sussex.

AFH Payroll Solutions Ltd

Every business that employs staff need to pay them so there will always be a need for people who choose to specialise in payroll.
Generally most people learn payroll whilst working rather than attending a full time course
Apprenticeships In Sussex

Publicly funded initiative to inform young people about the apprenticeships landscape. AIS delivers sessions with experienced facilitators in schools and colleges to engage future apprentices, educators and parents and demystify the ideas about apprenticeships in general

Bailey Care Services

Bailey Care is a temporary care agency that services the Eastbourne and surrounding areas.
We are a busy, growing company and working in care can be very rewarding.

BAM operates in the construction, property, civil engineering, public private partnerships, mechanical and electrical contracting and consultancy engineering sectors. If you are interested in a career in the built environment, come and chat to us and start your Early Career with us.
Bannatyne Health Club

Bannatyne Health Club's state-of-the-art equipment opens up a world of fitness, the extensive selection of classes are complemented by the luxurious swimming pool area.
Members enjoy a lifestyle of healthy living, accompanied by first class advice and training programmes tailor-made by the fitness team to make sure everyone’s goals are met.
Beechwood Grove Care Home

Beechwood Grove, part of Oakland Care, is a purpose-built care home offering the highest quality residential, nursing, memory and respite care in a five-star environment.
Our amazing facilities include cinema room, hair and beauty salon, lounges, bistro bar, stunning gardens and terrace areas.
Bexhill 6th Form College

Bexhill College is a dedicated Sixth Form College with a long history of excellent post-16 education. With the widest range of courses in Hastings, Eastbourne and Rother, almost any combination of subjects is possible. Come and talk to us about the exciting opportunities we offer.
British Army

The British Army protects the United Kingdom's interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper. We offer a huge range of careers from IT, engineering and medical to combat, logistics and HR.
Business East Sussex

One of 39 government – funded Growth Hubs around the country offering support, guidance and access to finance to businesses across the South East, and is delivered by Let’s Do Business Group on behalf of East Sussex County Council.
Carrot Events

Carrot Events design and produce high-impact events and exhibitions.

CCLI enables real-time access to licensed Christian music and media while at once easing the burden of administration in the many complex issues related to copyright.
Chandlers Hailsham BMW & MINI

We supply new and used vehicles as well as providing servicing, repairs, parts and bodyshop for BMW's and MINI's
Cleankill Pest Control Ltd

Pest and bird control . find out what it takes to be a pest controller. it's certainly different. a wide range of skills are needed.

CloudConnX is representative of the new generation of Internet Service Providers that deliver ICT & Telecommunications without boundaries.

Our mission is to provide true competitive advantage to East Sussex based businesses via advanced network communication technologies and Cloud based services
Department for Work & Pensions Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus helps people move from benefits into work and helps employers advertise jobs. It also deals with benefits for people who are unemployed or unable to work because of a health condition or disability.

Ditzy Media

Ditzy Media is a Social Media Marketing & Training Consultancy. We support local businesses, events, charities and community organisations with their social media. We also provide training services for local businesses.
E&S Heating and Ventilation

E&S pride ourselves on being at the forefront of ductwork manufacturing technology and investment. E&S views the training and development of its staff as fundamental and are fully committed to supporting the development of our people and employing and developing a workforce that reflects the diverse society we live in.
East Sussex College Group

East Sussex College (ESC) offers a variety of full-time courses for 16- 19-year-olds, designed to prepare individuals for higher education and exceptional careers. ESC also caters for adult learners with Higher Education courses and part-time courses available. At ESC students are encouraged to work their hardest to be their best.
East Sussex Credit Union

A savings and loans co-operative.
East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is the county's emergency fire and rescue service. There are numerous careers opportunities within ESFRS including firefighting, investigation, training and instructing, human resources, finance, engineering as examples.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provide a comprehensive range of hospital and community health services for people living in East Sussex and surrounding areas. The Trust is one of the largest organisations in the county. We employ over 6,000 dedicated staff with an annual turnover of £380 million.
Eastbourne  Borough Council

Working for a council provides a great starting point for a career. The responsibility for helping and protecting people, shaping and maintaining the environment and supporting local businesses and jobs, is a fundamental part of the role of councils. As a result, local government has a varied range of jobs and opportunities for development.
Eastbourne Arndale Centre

The Arndale Centre is one of Eastbourne’s top tourist destinations with over 70 shops, which is being transformed by an £85 million extension.

Eastbourne Volunteers

We help you to find a volunteer role which will give you the self confidence, experience and skills you need for the career you want! You'll also be helping your community and supporting important local initiatives
Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford Clinical Commissioning Group

Clinical Commissioning Groups facilitate Primary Care provision in General Practice with a variety of employment roles including doctors, General Practice Nurses, Healthcare Support roles, Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Administrators. Drop by our stand to find out more.


Printing Commercial Literature and specialist bespoke packaging
Edeal (Eastbourne & District Enterprise Agency Ltd)

Edeal is a local independent Enterprise Agency specialising in providing business support at all stages of business development and growth. If you are thinking of starting a business then come and visit us, we will guide you through the steps you need to take to get your business started.
ESCC, Adult Social Care and Public Health

The department provides services for residents over 16, particularly those most vulnerable: the elderly, those with disabilities or learning difficulties. The department is also responsible for public health, the health and lifestyles of our residents. Employment opportunities are vast and range from office-based to working in the community."
ESCC, Career Hub

Offering a variety of services to schools to engage with employers/industries including a traded work experience service. Offering employers the opportunity to work with schools and colleges so bringing the world of work and education closer together. Job vacancies at ESCC will also be available.
ESCC, Teacher Training

You can teach in a wide variety of locations from small schools in beautiful rural areas to large schools and academies in urban environments.

Firebrand – Brand Design Agency

Firebrand is a strategic brand design agency. We help businesses of all sizes attract and keep more customers with our unique Big Brand Thinking. We specialise in creating, launching and managing brands. Our services include brand strategy, brand naming, employer brand and communications.

Frontier is an international non-profit volunteering organisation that runs over 450 conservation and community development projects in over 60 countries. Frontier has over 25 years of experience in sending volunteers abroad on engaging and capacity building projects.
General Dynamics UK Limited

Electronics and avionic engineering in the defence sector. We offer great opportunities at all levels including apprentices and graduates.
Generation Medics

Generation Medics is a multi-award-winning non-profit community of healthcare professionals and students. We widen access to medical and health careers by giving you the information, advice and support you need to succeed in a career in health!
Gildredge House Sixth Form

We are passionately committed to delivering and maintaining a first-rate educational experience for everyone who comes through our doors. We are a small, nurturing and friendly Sixth Form that upholds family values, and will prepare students for the next stage of their successful careers.
Hadlow College

Hadlow College is a high quality, specialist land-based college offering FE and HE courses as well as apprenticeships. Subjects include Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Management, Fisheries Management, Floristry, Forestry & Arboriculture and Horticulture.
Haine & Son

Haine & Son is an established Funeral Home in Eastbourne and has been looking after our community for many years. We are actively engaging with our community and see this as a great opportunity for outreach and to discuss our service and support to those in Eastbourne and surrounding areas.
Haisham Roadways Construction

At Hailsham Roadways we specialise in asphalt surfacing, groundworks and civil engineering. Innovation is in our DNA. We are always striving to improve with new methods and technology. Our team of experts grew by 60% in the last 3 years
Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group

Clinical Commissioning Groups facilitate Primary Care provision in General Practice with a variety of employment roles including doctors, General Practice Nurses, Healthcare Support roles, Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Administrators. Drop by our stand to find out more.

Health Education England working across Kent, Surrey & Sussex (NHS)

The NHS is not just about doctors and nurses. As the 5th largest employer in the world we have 350 different careers. Come and speak to our staff to see what we have to offer you.
Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC

Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC provides low-cost marketing to others and provides opportunities for job-seekers to receive free training and work experience.
Hotchkiss Ltd

Hotchkiss are the leading ductwork ventilation company in the UK working on many prestigious projects in London, including Google. Each year we take on multiple apprentices in different streams. We are passionate about apprenticeships; even our Managing Director started as an apprentice with us..
HR Dept Eastbourne, Brighton & Hove

We can give insightful advice to a career in HR that covers many disciplines & we'll be happy and smiley 🙂


Largest Supplier of Grounds maintenance, working with local authorities, private and commercial sectors, including construction and hard landscaping
The company if French owned and delivers works throughout France, Holland the UK and Ireland
Information Desk

BFS has provided materials for teachers to use with students prior to the show that support latest CEIAG requirements. Staff and show hosts will be available to help visitors access exhibitors that are most appropriate to their individual needs

Charity organisation offering advanced apprenticeships in electrical, engineering maintenance, plumbing and heating & ventilation, and mechanical engineering services
Kickstart Careers Coaching

An independent and qualified Careers Adviser providing careers information, advice and guidance in schools and FE colleges
Kier Construction

Kier Southern delivers comprehensive construction expertise throughout Kent and Central Southern England. We pride ourselves in creating buildings across our region that improve communities and bring a better quality of life to those who live and work there.
Legal & General

Majority share holder of the Eastbourne Arndale Centre. Investing £85 million to extend the Arndale Centre bringing 22 new shops, 7 new restaurants and a multiplex cinema to the heart of the town centre.
Lower Willingdon
Mayo Wynne Baxter

Leading Sussex law firm, Mayo Wynne Baxter, provides a comprehensive and personal service to a broad spectrum of local, national and international clients across a range of business law and personal legal services.
Metro Bank

Banking built on service and culture, we offer apprenticeships and roles from 18 and up.
National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service (NCS) is a four-week experience for 15-17 year old's to allow them to meet other teens in the area and learn skills that will make them more employable and stand out from the c

UK centric bank that provides banking services to personal customers and to businesses of all sizes from start up to large corporates.
Neilson Active Holidays

Neilson Active Holidays are a multi-award-winning active tour operator with over 40 years of experience within the travel industry.

We offer a wide range of amazing opportunities covering Hospitality, Catering, Multi-Sports Instruction, Spa & Beauty, Childcare, Fitness and Sailing across our stunning European summer & winter programmes.
NHS Health Education England
Health Education England
1st Floor Blenheim House, Duncombe Street, Leeds LS1 4PL

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

Nurseplus are recruiting Healthcare staff throughout the UK, we have 55 offices nationwide looking for Healthcare Assistants, Nurses, Support Workers and Homecare staff to join our teams! We offer flexible hours, free training, competitive pay and much more!
Partners 4 Training Ltd

Partners 4 Training Ltd are a work based Hair & Beauty training provider based in Uckfield, we have been established since 2003 & have helped over a 1000 apprentices achieve their NVQ Level 2 & 3 Qualifications. Transport to the Training Centre maybe provided.
Plumpton College

Plumpton College is a specialist, land-based college with outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities. An array of outstanding courses on offer to inspire and challenge; you from animal management, equine and floristry to adventure education, metalsmithing and wine.
Price & Company

We are a firm of Chartered Accountants. Visit our stand to find out more about career options in accounts and tax.
Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force offers exciting opportunities to the right people. If you’re looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding, we probably have a career for you. We have roles in Aircrew, Engineering, Personnel Support, Communication and Intelligence and Medical.
Royal Navy

The Naval Service offers a wide range of exciting and challenging careers, with the opportunity for worldwide travel and to gain recognised civilian qualifications. The job roles are varied, requiring high standards and commitment.
RSE Group

RSE Group is an employment business that helps companies find the perfect people for their vacancies and helps individuals find their dream job. We can help you explore the job market and maybe give you some ideas that you may not have considered.- see us at BFS 2019 reception desk

I'm a professional commercial photographer. I work with all kinds of businesses, helping them improve their marketing from a photographic angle. I create images that instantly improve their business online presence, website and printed materials.
Smith & Ouzman

A leading Security Print Company with expertise in multimedia solutions. We are always looking for new talent and can offer careers in many roles including, administrative, Quality, HR, IT, Sales and Production.
South Downs National Park Authority

The South Downs is Britain’s newest National Park. Discover what makes this place so special: breath-taking views, fascinating wildlife, and a landscape full of human history. Tour the park with our virtual reality headset, see animals in rare habitats and learn about the wide range of jobs people do to look after it all.
St Wilfrid’s Hospice

At the hospice we care for people with any progressive, life limiting illness. Students should come to our stand because we have many different types of career options at the hospice so can give a good overview on lots of different career paths.
Stagecoach in Eastbourne

Employer within Public Transport sector with variety of professional opportunities including Driving, Engineering, Marketing vacancies across UK.
Sunninghill Construction Co Limited

Sunninghill Construction Co Limited is an established building company. We undertake new build, extension and refurbishment projects in the Education, Commercial & Industrial, Community & Leisure and Residential sectors from £1m to £10m across East Sussex, Surrey, West Kent and South London Boroughs.
Sunrise Senior Living – Eastbourne

Sunrise of Eastbourne is a 107 bedded Nursing Home rated as "outstanding" by the Care Quality Commission. We would love to offer advice on how to prepare for a career in the Nursing/ Care Sector and discuss the diverse roles a career in this growing industry provide.
Sussex Community Rail Partnership

Sussex Community Rail Partnership is a non profit organisation which works to connect communities to their railways. We aim to provide young people with independent
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

We are the main provider of community NHS health and care across West Sussex, Brighton & Hove and High Weald Lewes Havens area of East Sussex. We have been named for the second year running in the national Best Places to Work list of 120 top NHS organisations In England.
Sussex Police

Policing (Public Sector, non profit organisation) offers a variety of roles for Police Officers and Police Staff
The Chaseley Trust

Chaseley is an independent charity owned care home, rated 'Outstanding' by The Quality Care Commission.
We provide specialist and complex care for adults with a wide range of neurological and physical disabilities.
Come and see how we can help develop your career in Healthcare.
The Observatory Science Centre

Spectacular science for everyone! An educational charity operating hands-on science and discovery amongst the domes and telescopes of a world famous observatory.
The View Hotel
The View Hotel, Grand Parade. Eastbourne. East Sussex BN21 4DN

We are a team of over 100 employees who are friendly, personable and strive for everyday success. Offering work placements for committed candidates to join our team to help us meet the demands of our quickly growing business.
Outside the UK: +44 132 343 3900 | Within the UK: 0132 343 3900
The Work People

We work with businesses to find great people for great jobs whilst putting our profits and expertise back into communities to help people have better working lives.

We provide a Business Travel Professional Diploma, certified by the Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC). Our e-learning platform allows students to access engaging and interactive contents, whilst providing an industry-recognised certification in Business

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Start your career in engineering today! Since 1964, VACGEN have been at the heart of ultra-high vacuum technology, focusing on innovation, reliability and quality without compromise. We manufacture and supply components and vacuum chambers for scientific research facilities around the world. Come and find out more on our careers and apprenticeships
Visit Eastbourne

Eastbourne Tourism deliver high quality experiences in the resort both for Visitors & Residents. Come & chat to the Bandstand, Life Guard, Sports Centres, Devonshire Park Catering, Tourism Marketing, Conference Eastbourne & Eastbourne Theatres representatives to learn about job opportunities whilst enjoying interactive activities on the stand.
Wave Leisure Trust Ltd.

Wave Leisure Trust are an award-winning charitable trust whose purpose is Inspiring Active Lifestyles. We are at the heart of improving the health and wellbeing of the community.
Wealden Works

Wealden Works run individually tailored sessions, which are free to young people aged 16-24.

We help to develop employability and social skills, motivation and self-confidence.

During he project, participants receive work and college trails, apprenticeship opportunities, 1-1 mentoring and accredited qualifications
Westridge Construction

Westridge is a construction company based in Bodiam, East Sussex, with offices in Hove and Ashford. We offer trade and office based apprenticeships as well as a technical trainee scheme where you will learn and develop skills in various departments that will lead to a professional role in construction.
Wightman & Parrish

Wightman & Parrish are one of the largest healthcare & hygiene distributors in the South East of England. An established business with over 100 years of experience and always looking to develop, as its customers and the market changes. Visit the stand to find out the opportunities on offer.

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We deliver hands-on workshops,activities and educational programs to encourage and develop organisational, Interpersonal, Communication & Life skills.
YMCA Downland Group

We operate youth activities in Eastbourne, including the Youth Forum, a music group and various youth clubs. Inspired by our Youth Minded Community Approach, our aim is for our young people to belong, contribute and thrive. We are part of the oldest charity supporting young people in the world.
Youth Employment Service

MY Trust deliver the Youth Employability Service (YES) across East Sussex on behalf of the county council. Our specialist advisers support over 4000 vulnerable young people aged 15-18 each year with transition in education, employment and training.
The Beacon

The Beacon is one of Eastbourne's top retail destinations and it's easy to see why with their fantastic selection of top brand names including Marks and Spencer etc.