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Awards: If you export here’s the chance to tell the world

Does your company export its products or services? If yes, why not enter the 2017 Premier’s NSW Export Awards. The awards are run by the Export Council of Australia (ECA), along with principal partner the NSW Government. Previous NSW export award winners include well known names such as Blackmores and ATRON Enterprises. CEO of the ECA Lisa McAuley says: “As one of Australia’s leading export recognition programs, the NSW Export Awards are entering their 55th year and we are delighted to once again identify new and established innovative companies that are contributing NSW’s economic future. “The program is open to… Read more »

Macarthur company sings praises of workplace program for students

Macarthur company sings praises of workplace program for students

Companies like award winning 32 Degrees Building are always on the lookout for quality apprentices and tradespeople and what better way than to start at school. 32 Degrees Building is a Macarthur company operating out of Smeaton Grange. They have been offering Year 11 and 12 students who are studying construction as part of their HSC valuable week long work placements since 2013. They want to connect to the workforce of the future to showcase their industry and trade. 32 Degrees Building give two students every week the opportunity to see if a career in construction is the right choice… Read more »

The $20,000 instant asset write-off for small business has been extended

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor says the electorate’s 15,336 small businesses can continue to purchase equipment up to $20,000 and write it off immediately thanks to legislation passed by the Senate. “Around my electorate I have heard from hundreds of small businesses how helpful the $20,000 instant asset write-off is to purchase the equipment they need to grow and create opportunity,” Mr Taylor said. “The government listened to feedback of small business owners and operators and extended the program in the Budget. “Australia’s 3.2 million small businesses now have the freedom needed to purchase new equipment and expand, thanks… Read more »

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Awards: If you export here’s the chance to tell the world

Does your company export its products or services? If yes, why not enter the 2017 Premier’s NSW Export Awards. The awards are run by the Export Council of Australia (ECA), along with principal partner the NSW Government. Previous NSW export award winners include well known names such as Blackmores andRead more »

Lorna Hollinger of Australian Tapping Institute has been named as a finalist in the 2017 Women with Altitude awards

Women with Altitude: who’s climbed high enough to win an award

Lorna Hollinger of Australian Tapping Institute has been named as a finalist in the 2017 Women with Altitude Awards in the category of Climb Every Mountain. This award recognises businesses that are already climbing mountains despite still being relatively new. Lorna is the founder of the Australian Tapping Institute, aRead more »

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The road ahead for motor accidents compensation in NSW

The motor accidents compensation scheme in NSW has been under the spotlight in recent years. The scheme, which provides compensation for persons injured on NSW roads, has been primed for change for many years. Personal injury specialist TESS DANJOUX* explains what it will mean once the State Government implements theRead more »

Western Sydney procurement toolkit

Online toolkit for local small businesses aiming up

Many local small to medium businesses, whether they are starting up or well established, are unclear on how they can build their business by securing a contract to supply their goods or services to large companies or government. The process can seem daunting and it can be difficult to knowRead more »

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Think before you post on social media

  What we post on social media can sometimes have serious consequences. Marsdens Law Group lawyer NEVINE YOUSSEF offers some advice on when it may be better to bite your tongue. Often social media platforms such as Facebook are used to vent and express our feelings. It can be anRead more »

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