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Sevaan Group: local manufacturer celebrates 20 years of growth

Sevaan Group: local manufacturer celebrates 20 years of growth

A local company which has just celebrated 20 years of success has proven the adage: manufacturing in Australia is dead, long live manufacturing in Australia. Sevaan Group in the Minto industrial estate is a cutting edge metal manufacturer that was borne from the amalgamation of two long standing fabrication companies in 1997. Husband and wife Jim and Artemis Tzakos were the co-founders of Sevaan Group. At the time there was doom and gloom about the Australian manufacturing sector and the amalgamation was seen by some people as a risky venture. But Sevaan Group proved the doubters wrong by becoming a… Read more »

Monster Meals take care of your kids’ healthy lunch packs

Monster Meals take care of your kids’ healthy lunch packs

The latest Macarthur mumpreneur is reaching out to busy local families with a lunch box venture that’s just what the doctor ordered. Harrington Grove mum of one Connie Sherwin recently launched Monster Meals, a service offering healthy school lunch packs for children. Mrs Sherwin is at the helm of Monster Meals, while mum of two and chef Belinda Scott is in the kitchen. They want their convenient and healthy lunch packs to make a difference in the health and wellbeing of local families. “Being a busy mum and knowing the importance of healthy eating, I wanted to help the community… Read more »

Our chambers of commerce mean business in November

Our chambers of commerce mean business in November

We’ve almost reached the end of another year, but local chambers of commerce still mean business. The party hats are certain to come out in December, but during November our major business organisations chambers are still talking about the value of networking, future plans and the importance of engaging with educational institutions. Narellan and Ingleburn chambers are holding their November dinner meetings this Wednesday, November 8, while Campbelltown’s is on next week on November 15. The guest speaker at the Greater Narellan Business Chamber meeting is “brain tamer, executive coach and seasoned edutainer’’ Kendra Strudkwick. The title of her talk… Read more »

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Sevaan Group

Sevaan Group: local manufacturer celebrates 20 years of growth

A local company which has just celebrated 20 years of success has proven the adage: manufacturing in Australia is dead, long live manufacturing in Australia. Sevaan Group in the Minto industrial estate is a cutting edge metal manufacturer that was borne from the amalgamation of two long standing fabrication companiesRead more »

Monster Meals

Monster Meals take care of your kids’ healthy lunch packs

The latest Macarthur mumpreneur is reaching out to busy local families with a lunch box venture that’s just what the doctor ordered. Harrington Grove mum of one Connie Sherwin recently launched Monster Meals, a service offering healthy school lunch packs for children. Mrs Sherwin is at the helm of MonsterRead more »

Kendra Strudkwick

Our chambers of commerce mean business in November

We’ve almost reached the end of another year, but local chambers of commerce still mean business. The party hats are certain to come out in December, but during November our major business organisations chambers are still talking about the value of networking, future plans and the importance of engaging withRead more »

instant asset write-off

Local firms take advantage of instant asset write-off offer

Local small businesses have taken advantage of the Federal Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data Hundreds of these businesses were in the federal seat of Hume, and included 325 in Camden, 275 in Narellan, 115 in Picton, 75 in Bargo, 35 in Tahmoor, 75 in WarragambaRead more »

micro business expo on October 18.

Everyone will be a winner at the micro business expo

What every small business needs more of is a little exposure from time to time. And that’s exactly what the Campbelltown Micro Business Expo was designed to do. The expo will showcase Campbelltown’s growing variety of micro businesses across a range of industry sectors. It’s free to be both anRead more »

MP Greg Warren delivering his speech at the Western Sydney University graduation

Everyone should have the opportunity to learn

Education is the greatest equaliser in the pursuit of prosperity and the foundation of a fair and just society, MP GREG WARREN told graduates when he delivered the occasional address at Western Sydney University’s Business School graduation. This is an edited version of his speech: Accomplished 19th century English bankerRead more »

ban on credit card surcharges

Ban on credit card surcharging extended to small businesses

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor has welcomed the banning of excessive card surcharging for all businesses from September 1. “This action will ensure all consumers, including those in my electorate, are not ripped off when they make purchases with their cards,” he said. “This will give our community theRead more »

John Horosko

Plenty of good reasons to be part of the BOQ team

♦ After 25 years working for one of the big banks, JOHN HOROSKO became disenchanted and left to pursue a career in financial planning. But he missed the retail side of banking so much he quickly said yes when Bank of Queensland came knocking five years ago. Here he reflectsRead more »

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