The new Mayor of the Hills Shire Council, Peter Dimbrowsky, was elected at the beginning of September. He is well known for his successful business – he is the proprietor of the multi-award winning restaurant Eurolounge. Peter’s business experience provides Continue reading Publisher’s Guest – Peter Dimbrowsky
We are not born with a sense of “time” However, throughout the history of civilization a manifestation of order and an incredible interest in past, present and future seemed to have created a need to measure our tasks and activities. Continue reading Changing Times
Maintaining the books has Never Been Easier. Chartered Accountant David Mah Chut and seasoned Financial Advisor Lionel Rodrigues recently launched the online bookkeeping service Real Ezy Bookkeeping. While having the ability to service all businesses, Real Ezy Bookkeeping has been Continue reading Bookkeeping Made Real Easy
In the movie “Unbreakable” the main character, David Dunn (played by Bruce Willis) is the sole survivor of a horrific train crash. Amazingly, he comes out of the wreck without a scratch on him. As the plot unfolds we discover Continue reading Is Your Business Unbreakable?
For a while now we have been hearing from local business owners in the Hills that referral networking programs were somewhat missing the mark. You know the kind. You’re told that you will be the only representative from your industry Continue reading Referral Programs – Do They Work?
SME’s are following the lead of big business and forming strategic alliances and partnerships with the local community. Corporate community involvement is recognised as facilitating corporate image enhancement, brand recognition and brand reputation. Community activities also provide opportunity for creative Continue reading A Business Case for Business Community Partnerships
Most business owners would agree that it is becoming increasingly difficult to attract and retain good staff. There is increased reporting on the skills shortage in various industries and there are no signs that this is going to change. According Continue reading How will My Staff Affect My Succession Plan?
Skills Shortage, 457 Visa and the Fair Work Act Many changes to Workplace Law have been introduced recently and, with more companies now employing internationals, it is vital that these changes be understood in order to continue successfully operating the Continue reading International Migrants Still Needed in Australia
In a cluttered marketplace your company’s brand is the way the outside world perceives your product or service. The concept of branding and the value it provides to a business is often poorly understood. Poor branding is generally reflected in Continue reading The Top 5 Branding Mistakes
How can a visit to Council help your business? The Hills Shire Council understands the importance of providing genuine help to businesses. But what is the role of your local Council in supporting business? The Hills Shire Council’s vision is Continue reading COUNCIL’S ROLE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT