Supporting Australian Industry

The industrial sector (eg. industrial design, engineering, manufacturing, hydraulics, pneumatics, fabrication, technical services, logistics, construction, transport, etc.) is the engine room of our economy in Greater Western Sydney and a huge provider of jobs. For many years it has been allowed to decline. Thousands of jobs have been lost as well as valuable technical know-how and … Continue reading “Supporting Australian Industry”

Empowering Your People To Become Problem Solvers.

Imagine having a business in which every person is proactively facing day to day challenges and finding positive solutions. Not leaving it to their manager or the business owner. It might sound unrealistic but this is the end goal for business consultant and author Andrew Church who launched his book “How To Solve Your Problems … Continue reading “Empowering Your People To Become Problem Solvers.”

Things You Should Know About WHS.

The things business owners should know included receiving a $500 rebate from WorkCover when you purchase safety equipment…return to work wage assistance to help employees get back on their feet by taking on “soft duties” during their recovery…a complimentary safety coach for businesses in the road freight-transport industry…and a mentoring program in which larger companies … Continue reading “Things You Should Know About WHS.”

Holroyd The Enterprise City

Holroyd City Council has launched a new Economic Development Strategy to create a landmark business centre in Western Sydney – what they call The Enterprise City. Mayor Greg Cummings welcomed us to the modern Pemulway Community Centre and his department heads…Greg Raft, Stephen Joannidis and Tim Butler…supported by General Manager Merv Ismay explained their goals for … Continue reading “Holroyd The Enterprise City”

Your Next Opportunity Could Be Right Around The Corner

Fairfield City Council is involved in a wide variety of dynamic local community projects totaling many millions of dollars. And they want to engage with local businesses to help to grow and transform the Fairfield area. This presentation by the FCC Procurement Department at our B3 Business Building Breakfast drew an eager audience to the … Continue reading “Your Next Opportunity Could Be Right Around The Corner”

Standing Out In A Crowded Room

Cumberland Business Chamber president and founder of Your Image Marketing & Media, Craig Hingston, spoke on techniques to position your company and products ahead of the competition. He explained the definition of a brand (more than your logo or business name) as involving every aspect of your business from products to answering the phone to … Continue reading “Standing Out In A Crowded Room”