Breakfast Club

Date of Next Meeting Tuesday 19th June


At the Breakfast Club on Tuesday, 19th June…..

How Trading Standards Can Support Your Business


Richard Strawson is our speaker at next weeks Breakfast Meeting.  Richard is the Trading Standards Manager at East Sussex County Council.

After 17 years of service to Kent County Council Richard left in 2015 where he was joint Head of Service to set up his own consultancy business. He has supported a number of work areas including oversight of apprenticeship development and a review of the Trading Standards Qualifications Framework.

Richard was also involved with a project for the National Trading Standards Scams Team on doorstep crime before joining East Sussex County Council Trading Standards as Team Manager in 2017.

Richard’s presentation will cover the following:

  • Introduction to Trading Standards
  • Areas of legislation covered by Trading Standards
  • How Trading Standards can support business in compliance and growth
  • Contact details
  • Questions


We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, 19th June at , The Gateway Cafe at The Big Park (Piddinghoe Avenue), from 7.00am to 8.30am. Click here for a map of the venue




Peacehaven & District Chamber of Commerce now meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at The Gateway Cafe in the Big Park (Piddinghoe Avenue).

As well as having the opportunity to promote your business, meet potential clients, source new suppliers and mingle with like-minded people, our meetings impart a wealth of information through a programme of member-led workshops and presentations from external speakers.

The breakfasts are friendly and sociable, and guests are most welcome. We ask that any non-members that would like to attend contact us in advance so that we can cater for numbers. You can contact us by email:

What is involved?
Members arrive at around 7am, meet for a chat and have tea or coffee and at 7:30am when everyone is seated breakfast is served. Everyone is given the opportunity to give a 60-second presentation to the group about their business. At each meeting either a guest speaker is presented or a Chamber member is given the opportunity to give a ten-minute presentation to impart advice and useful information on their given area of expertise.

Objectives of the Breakfast Club:

To promote members’ businesses through regular networking meetings

To generate business referrals for member businesses

To learn about other member businesses

To develop relationships with members to build goodwill and trust

To increase awareness and membership of the Chamber

Where and when

The Gateway Cafe

First and third Tuesday of the month from 7am to 8.30am

The Gateway Cafe
Centenary Park
Piddinghoe Ave
BN10 8RJ

Map (Opens in a new window)

Members and guests are very welcome and can pay for the breakfast on the day at £10 a breakfast. Full, veggie or fresh fruit salad is available. You can save as a regular attendee if you pay by standing order.

How to book
Members are emailed a booking form prior to each breakfast. We ask that any non-members that would like to attend contact us in advance so that we can cater for numbers. You can contact us by email: