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Kerri Day, Managing Director of Paragon Insurance Solutions and long-time Nexus Member

Meet Kerri Day, long-time Nexus Member and Managing Director of Paragon Insurance Solutions 'Small Business Service. Industry Leading Strength'   Tell us the short version of what your business does? We manage General Insurances, such as for property, assets and liabilities, for small to medium businesses in a large range of industries. Working with business owners to be adequately covered and not pay unnecessary premiums.   What value does Nexus Smart Hub hold for you? [...]

How to optimise your HR administration as a small business in six ways

Managing people is probably not why you started your own business, but effective HR administration is crucial to your business success. Whether you have a small team of two or manage a bigger team, the administrative side of HR is an essential activity not to be overlooked. From compliance to recruitment, your key HR administrative tasks are an opportunity and not an obstacle to success. Scope of HR and administration for small business Human resources [...]

8 Ideas on how to build and manage teams in coworking spaces

  Coworking spaces provide an excellent option for minimising overheads, but how do you successfully manage a team within a co-work space? Effective team management in coworking spaces requires the right digital tools, a strategy to leverage community benefits, and efficient knowledge management. Use these 8 practical insights to make your team thrive. 1. Leverage the community benefits In addition to reducing overheads and no expensive, long-term leases, the benefits of coworking spaces include facilitating [...]

Start House 100 Central Coast Pitch Night Event

Local innovators and startups will have the opportunity to pitch their next big idea to investors and industry leaders at Nexus Business Hub, on Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 6.00pm at Start House 100’s Pitch Night Event. Join us at Nexus Business Hub to hear pitches from some of the regions most exciting start ups! In collaboration with The Business Centre, Nexus Smart Hub is now the launch pad for the Central Coast’s very own [...]

Tips for Budgeting and Forecasting for your Small Business

Part of any small business’s plan should be financially forecasting for the future. With any business, big or small, it’s crucial to have an understanding of what money is coming in and what money is going out. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing that well-earned cash. So where do you start? What is a forecast? Forecasts assist in managing your finances, acting as a future prediction of what your business will earn and what [...]

How to Minimise Operating Costs for Your Small Business

When your business is starting out, you need to do everything in your power to give it a fighting chance for survival in a competitive small business market. Part of this process is having a clear understanding of all of the costs that are incurred – both during the initial set-up process and ongoing. What are the main operating expenses for small businesses? Below are some common setup and operational costs that most small businesses [...]