New payment times reporting law

The Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 that received Royal Assent on the 14th October is good news for small business owners in that it will enable them to use publicly available information to make more informed choices about potential customers. The Act comes into effect on 1st January 2021 and requires ‘reporting entities’, defined as … Continue reading “New payment times reporting law”

Expansionary fiscal policy – is it on target?

We’re living in unprecedented times good people.  After decades of consistent economic (GDP) growth, the mining boom, immigration boom,  education boom, tourism boom & real estate booms in different states at different times all creating sharp surges in aggregate demand for goods & services for a while,  we’re now seeing worrying contractions in many of these sectors, all of them significant wealth generators for Australians.   … Continue reading “Expansionary fiscal policy – is it on target?”

Kavanagh Industries: The Metal Manufacturer Giving Back To Its Workforce

Sheet metal manufacturer Kavanagh Industries has created a profit share scheme to support its employee’s futures. Managing director Aidan Kavanagh explains why its workforce’s welfare has played an important part in sustaining the business’ financial growth. A manufacturer based in the suburb of Smithfield on the fringes of Sydney’s outer west, Kavanagh Industries prides itself … Continue reading “Kavanagh Industries: The Metal Manufacturer Giving Back To Its Workforce”

New Board Elected

The 30th anniversary of the Chamber was well attended and included inaugural annual awards, and we heard from a highly informative guest speaker, Dr Michael Schaper, the deputy chair of the ACCC. Foundation members Robert Savell and Renzo Valleri were honoured not just for launching the organisation but also for staying connected with it all … Continue reading “New Board Elected”

Free Digital Marketing Breakfast

Digital marketing can be complex and confusing, and many business people find it hard to keep up with the new tools, technologies, techniques, and channel options that keep being launched. Business owners often find it a challenge and don’t know where to turn in order to get the advice they need to thrive in this … Continue reading “Free Digital Marketing Breakfast”

Fairfield Council Draft 2017/18 – 2020/21 Delivery Program on Public Exhibition

Council is pleased to present the Draft 2017/18-2020/21 Delivery Program and 2017-2018 Operational Plan for the community’s review and feedback. On exhibition until 5 May 2017. Draft 2017/18 – 2020/21 Delivery Program on Public Exhibition The Delivery Program outlines the proposed services and projects Council will seek to deliver over the next four years, which … Continue reading “Fairfield Council Draft 2017/18 – 2020/21 Delivery Program on Public Exhibition”

Federal Government Tax Cuts for Small-Medium Businesses

The federal government has announced it will deliver a tax cut for around 3.2 million small and medium Australian businesses, employing over 6.5 million workers. Small and medium Australian businesses with turnovers of less than $50 million a year will benefit. Companies with a turnover of less than $10 million will receive a reduction in … Continue reading “Federal Government Tax Cuts for Small-Medium Businesses”

‘Be My Guest’ CBC After 5 Promotion

In light of Cumberland Business Chamber’s 2017 vision, to double in size, we encourage our members to invite along guests, where they will be charged a membership entry fee of $25.00 for their first visit. For those who wish to do this, please contact the Chamber office on 0455 555 292, or email, with … Continue reading “‘Be My Guest’ CBC After 5 Promotion”