BiziNet - The Leading Sydney Business Magazine
Early November, the highway into the township of Taree on the NSW mid North Coast was cut-off due to fires burning to the north of the town (near John’s River) to the south (at Nabiac) and to the west (at Hillville). These fires began on Thursday 6 November 2019 and, at one point, firefighters were faced with a wall of flames spread across a 60 km fire front in conditions that can only be described as ‘unprecedented’ for the area.
Publisher’s Guests - Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne, Councillor Reena Jethi (Deputy Mayor) The Hills Shire Council
BiziNet: Sydney Hills is known as one of the most, if not the most, business-oriented regions in NSW. 2-3 decades ago, no one would even think about the growth we have seen in Norwest Business Park and the whole Hills Business District. Could you please highlight what the future entails for the Hills Business Community?
Directors can already be held personally liable for Pay-As-You-Go [“PAYG”] and Superannuation Guarantee Charge [“SGC”] liabilities of a company in certain circumstances via the Director Penalty Notice [“DPN”] regime. 2020 is very likely to see legislation passed in the Senate to extend the DPN regime to include personal liability for GST as well.
If you don’t have an exit plan for your small business 12-36 months in advance of selling, you won’t maximise its value. Don’t settle for less… follow these tips. Most people simply don’t contemplate exiting the business when they’re just getting started, or even after they’re well established. Most business owners figure the end is a long way off, and anything could happen before then. But it’s these unpredictable happenings that make having a business exit plan in place even more important.
ABS Figures from the 2016 census show that 51.4% of the Hills workforce are women. There are also more female residents who are professionals (12,028) 31.6 % higher than the Sydney average of 29.3% and an increase of 1628 professionals since the 2011 census.
Alldrone 360 World is the brainchild of tech-savvy genius Stephen Smith of Dee Why in NSW. When he was introduced to John Kendall, (Jack) of Geelong, Victoria an unlikely business partnership began to form, and the two became known to each other as ‘Bat and Ball’.
Did you know that by paying someone's council and water rates for 12 years or more you could get title to the land? In New South Wales you can become the owner of land by "adverse possession".
No matter how long you’ve been in your business or how smoothly you run it, you can be sure that at some point there will be challenges. That’s simply the nature of business. There are times when you’ll get off track, experience a downturn or hit a plateau. It doesn’t mean you have to stay there for long. Here are four tips on how you can revive your business with Bartercard and get back on the path to success.
When we contact a business we’ve never used before, most of us are looking for a bit of reassurance that the business is professional and will do the right thing by us. The larger and more professional the business appears to be (e.g. national toll-free 1800 or 1300 phone numbers, local landline numbers for multiple areas), the more comfortable we are about handing over our hard-earned cash. And even though it may be unfair, we’ll often hesitate to contact a business if the only contact details provided are a mobile phone number or a free email address. That just looks unprofessional and untrustworthy.
All businesses need to do their part in helping make the Earth a greener planet. One of the most effective ways to move closer to this goal is to enlist the help of digital technologies in reducing the amount of paper which goes through the office and into our landfills.
The CBD Sydney Chamber of Commerce is focused on connecting, engaging and supporting SME businesses in the Sydney CBD to maximise their potential. As a local Chamber of Commerce it is focused on working with local businesses within the largest concentration of business in Australia – the Sydney CBD.
With around a dozen social and shopping outings per month including picnics, gallery and exhibitions visits, mystery trips and Silvios’s Day Out, Stryder has been delivering adventure, delicious dining experience and good company for residents of the Ryde and Hunters Hill areas for over 30 years. There is simply no reason to be stuck at home, as Stryder organises social days out two to three times each week, all part of the friendly service.
Since 1967, Arthritis NSW has helped to improve the lives of those suffering from arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, including those newly diagnosed and long-term sufferers. Formerly known as the Arthritis Foundation of NSW, the founder, the late Bruce Williams, hoped to provide people living with these conditions fellowship, social support and assistance with daily living, so that they may live with dignity and purpose.