Innovation Sparks on the Central Coast Five hopeful startups pitched their business ideas for the Business Centre’s Pitch Night at Nexus Smart Hub in last night as part of the Spark Festival and Small Business Month. In front of more than 50 industry leaders, investors and members of the Central Coast business community, startups including Uukoo, Jazoodle, CyferLinx, MGA Thermal and Wave Swell Energy all vied for the next big break moving forward with their [...]
Create work life balance and get the most out of your day with flexible working With changes occurring to the Macquarie Park transport network over the coming months, it’s a great opportunity to explore flexible working options by working at home or retiming your journey to the off peak period. What is flexible working? Flexible working includes any work arrangement which changes the traditional Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 arrangements, including: • Working from [...]
Business Networking in Review The year is rapidly coming to a close and our SBNG after work networking meeting in Wyong last Tuesday was the last one for 2018 and the topic was “Business Networking in review”. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you the team at the NEXUS Smart Hub for hosting our meetings during the year in their building. The facilities made available were much appreciated and we have no hesitation [...]
Our October after work networking meeting was another great SBNG event made special with a very interesting presentation by Robyn Ratcliff of Ultimate Outcomes Coaching & Training on the subject of Facebook Marketing Made Easy. Introducing her topic Robyn asked those in the audience who do not use Facebook for their reasons. One of the reasons given was “I prefer personal contact” which then raised the question “How did you get your leads?”. This may have been purely [...]
The Business Centre’s Senior Business Adviser, Reda Haddadeh, is now meeting with Central Coast businesses at TBC’s Wyong office in the Nexus Smart Hub. Whether you are in the ideation phase, have been in business for a year or two or if you are looking at scaling up or going global Reda can support you in many ways! Reda is experienced across many aspects of business and can assist Central Coast businesses with anything from digital [...]
An initiative by the NSW Government and TAFE NSW, Skills for Business offers fully-subsidised business management, digital and/or financial skills training for NSW small businesses. Topics include Accounting, Legal decisions, Taxation and Small business risk management. If your business has up to 199 employees and you meet the eligibility criteria, then Skills for Business is perfect for upskilling your employees in vital business areas. To check your eligibility, visit Skills for Business website.