Building Better Business in the Hunter

Hunter Region Business Excellence Awards has been canceled this year

 

With no idea of when the current COVID-19 situation will resolve, whether it’s weeks or months and what that might look like short term, and with the enormous stress The Hub and all of our Hunter businesses are experiencing the Board of The Hub have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Hunter Region Business Excellence Awards.

This decision wasn’t taken lightly but rather in the knowledge that no-one can really showcase their business to its full potential at the moment, judges can’t visit and we may not be able to present our worthy winners with their trophies and share their accolades with us and their peers at our Awards evening.
The Hunter Region Business Excellence Awards will be back in 2021 to recognise and celebrate our region’s great businesses including those who have strived for excellence and resilience under extreme conditions.

Hunter Region Business Hub is committed to

protecting and supporting its staff and clients during this difficult time.

 

Please remember, we are all in this together and we are all equally responsible for our actions and recognize the need to be proactive for everyone’s health, and to be kind and patient with everyone.

 

Another good idea is for you and your staff to undertake Infection Control Training – Covid19.

Hub staff have already completed this.

The link is https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covid-19-infection-control-training  and only takes about 30 minutes.

To ensure everyone’s safety we have implemented the following measures

  • At this stage all staff are working from home 
  • One to one appointments are being held via Zoom or over the phone – if you don’t know how to use Zoom please advise us prior to your appointment and we will help you set Zoom up.
  • Clients are limited to 1 hour per week for one to one digital business solutions appointments, but we have waived the subsidized fee for this critical time, meaning it will be free until further notice
  • All workshops have now moved to online via Zoom, for everyone’s safety while allowing you to continue learning. Please advise us prior to the workshop if you don’t know how to use Zoom and we’ll help you set it up

 

We also urge you to make sure you’re using reliable websites for your facts. This will keep your information current and factual and help to allay any unfounded fears. For example:

https://www.australia.gov.au/

https://www.health.gov.au/ (health)

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ (health)

https://www.business.gov.au/risk-management/emergency-management/coronavirus-information-and-support-for-business.

https://www.businessaustralia.com/  (business)

https://www.ato.gov.au/ (business and individual)

 

Above all – be sensible and stay safe.

ABOUT

 

THE HUNTER REGION BUSINESS HUB

 

The Hunter Region Business Hub is one of over 30 BEC’s that operate nationally to provide new and existing micro, small and medium business clients with practical assistance in business planning, advice on marketing, budgeting and cash flow.

The assistance offered by the Hub is independent and confidential. Fees are cost-effective and affordable. Hunter Region Business Hub can assist in the areas of the establishment of new small business enterprises and existing small to medium enterprises who are experiencing issues, want to grow , or just want to be better.

SERVICED OFFICES

Need to expand your home office, relocating or downsizing? Why not consider Hunter Region Business Hub. The Hub is centrally located in the Hunter Valley and is close to the Hunter Expressway.

  • Centrally located ½ hour to Newcastle and Singleton and 15 minutes to Maitland and Cessnock, close to Hunter Expressway
  • Furnished or unfurnished
  • Air conditioned and carpeted
  • Cost effective monthly fee includes electricity, rates, cleaning, security, council and water rates
  • Subsidised rents – conditions apply
  • Free off street parking for you, your staff and clients

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a selection of our member businesses
Executive Personnel Solutions

Executive Personnel Solutions are Virtual Assistants based in the Hunter Valley NSW, providing virtual support to businesses Australia wide.   Whether your interested in outsourcing your admin, social media or need one off assistance we are here to help and allow you more time to focus on the core of your business. We offer a range of services and are here to help you make the most of every opportunity – offering an affordable option …

Web: www.epsoffice.com.au
Phone: 0249362557
Mobile: 0409 394 903
Fax:
Forsythes Advisors

Support Beyond Numbers   Yes, we provide traditional tax return and accounting services but we do much more.   We work beside clients to help:- Increase your profits and cashflow Protect your family and assets Minimise your tax   How Improve your businesses efficiency Ensure you have the right legal structure in place Have a tailored ‘wealth development plan’ in place for you Develop and help implement your business and marketing plans Ensure you are …

Web: Forsythesadvisors.com.au
Phone: 02 4926 2699
Mobile:
Fax:
Hunter Vineyard Cleaning

Hunter Vineyard Cleaning has over 20 years experience in commercial cleaning providing a high quality service with attention to detail.   Our service is offered at competitive rates and specializes in small business office cleaning.   To find out more information please visit our website at www.huntervineyardcleaning.com or ask for a free no obligation quote.

Web: www.huntervineyardcleaning.com
Phone: 02 4936 2636
Mobile:
Fax:
John Lechner Art

John Lechner Art specialises in large format glass prints featuring nature at it’s most beautiful moments. John Lechner Art services business and government with corporate art that is both beautiful and therapeutic. We currently focus on the medical industry, hospitals, nursing homes, medical practices and more. In addition we work with SMEs who are attentive to the needs of their team by providing a great workspace.”

Web: https://www.johnlechnerart.com.au/
Phone:
Mobile: 0449 105 295
Fax:
McAllister Legal Services

McAllister Legal Services is a legal office owned and run by Lee- Anne McAllister who has been practicing in Kurri Kurri for over 18 years. Their main areas of expertise are : Fixed Fee Conveyancing and property matters Business sales and purchases Wills, Probate and Estates Powers of Attorney and Guardianship’s Family Law (Legal Aid also available) Leasing Mortgages Debt Recovery Local Court Matters, including criminal and driving matters, and AVO’s JP available during office …

Web: www.mlservices.com.au/
Phone: 02 4936 4948
Mobile:
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Network ICT

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Web: www.networkict.com.au
Phone: 0249 323 605
Mobile: 0437 902 478
Fax: