When most people start a small business they do so keeping in mind that there will be plenty of hurdles along the way. Some they can control and some they can’t. Basically, they just get on with the job and meet those issues as they arise. As a small business owner, one issue that concerned […]
Congratulations to the winners of the Sydney City Business Awards 2015. Best of luck to the following winners for the state finals in November. Young Business Executive Daniel Moss, Vertical Financial Solutions (VFS) Young Entrepreneur Kris Spann, The Works Glebe Business Leader Brigid Kennedy, Simmer on the Bay Excellence in Innovation Glebe Family Medical Practice […]
I’m very pleased to announce that I will be MCing for this fabulous event which will be held at Sydney’s Town Hall on Sunday 30th August. The Sydney Eisteddfod Australian Choral Grand Prix is the combed effort of the Sydney Eisteddfod and the Rotary Club of Sydney Cove. It will feature a program of over […]
Businesses around the Sydney area are finding loopholes in regards to the new laws about no smoking within 4 meters of an entrance. These laws have now caused a social divide, and business is falling. I spoke with Michael Koziol about this topic. To read more, click here.
I raised the issue about the application of the Green Travel Plan and its impact on small business because I was very concerned that a development application (DA) that was passed by Council on Monday 28 June 2015 will set a precedent that can be applied to any business in the local government area. The […]
The City of Sydney has been accused of turning small businesses into a personal PR service with the introduction of new enforcement’s requiring owners to monitor their customers’ travel movements. Yesterday, I spoke with James Gorman from Central Sydney – City East about this topic. To read more, click here.
The City of Sydney’s light rail construction noise and dust is driving customers away from the area. Businesses along the route of the City’s new light rail were warned construction would be loud, with a peak noise of 103 dB. But it is proving to be deafening. Lee Jeloscek reports. Watch the video here.
Yesterday, I was interviewed by Karl Stefanovic about an article that appeared in the Wentworth Courier focusing on the City of Sydney hiring private detectives to monitor the activities of staff who were reportedly leaving work when they were supposed to be on shift. To listen to the audio, click here.
A restaurant that is part of a new development on Cleveland Street, Redfern, will become the first business that must develop, implement and report annually about its customers travel patterns and movements following the passing of a Development Application (DA) containing a Green Travel Plan by the City of Sydney Council on Monday night. ‘This […]
I am pleased to announce that the notice of motion was passed down via council last night. Please see the notes below. (A) Council note: (i) development proposal site notices must be clearly displayed on each site; (ii) the method of displaying development proposal site notices usually […]