A boost to regional economic recovery

Posted on July 14, 2020July 21, 2020Categories NewsTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on A boost to regional economic recovery

Three Kimberley Chamber of Commerce and Industry groups are set to benefit from a new initiative launched by Horizon Power, which will support the post COVID-19 economic recovery of small businesses throughout regional Western Australia. Broome and Derby Chamber of Commerce and Industry groups along with Fitzroy Crossing Business Network will benefit from funds being provided through Vibrant Regional Businesses – a community-led investment program developed by Horizon Power in consultation with eight regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry groups. … Continue reading “A boost to regional economic recovery”

KIMBERLEY PORTS AUTHORITY EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TRADES AND COMMERCIAL CLEANING

Posted on July 10, 2020Categories News, Press Release   Leave a comment on KIMBERLEY PORTS AUTHORITY EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TRADES AND COMMERCIAL CLEANING

The Kimberley Ports Authority (KPA) is seeking to appoint of preferred suppliers and update pricing for the trade groups listed below. These trade groups provide a range of services across KPA property and facilities and are services that are not part of KPA’s in-house capability. Businesses may express an interest in any of the trades they are licensed (where necessary) and/or experienced to undertake. Work Groups Landscaping Port grounds Fire extinguisher testing First aid kit servicing Small engines Earthworks and … Continue reading “KIMBERLEY PORTS AUTHORITY EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TRADES AND COMMERCIAL CLEANING”

Kimberley Borders Are Opening June 5

Posted on May 25, 2020Categories Blog, News, Press Release   Leave a comment on Kimberley Borders Are Opening June 5

The WA State Government has announced today that the Kimberley Borders will be open to Perth from June 5. MEDIA RELEASE Of all the current restrictions, we know that the limitations on travel throughout regional WA and the boundaries between regions have been particularly difficult for many regional communities. Putting up those boundaries was an important step to protect our regions – including many vulnerable Aboriginal communities and areas with limited access to healthcare. The boundaries meant that potential spread … Continue reading “Kimberley Borders Are Opening June 5”

Stand Down Provisions

Posted on May 25, 2020May 25, 2020Categories Blog, News   Leave a comment on Stand Down Provisions

As the economic impact of Covid-19 continues to affect businesses around the country, many employers, large and small, are forced to temporarily close their doors and stand down employees. A number of recent cases have questioned the legality of businesses standing down their employees due to changes cause by Covid-19. There are very specific circumstances where businesses in the National System can stand down employees. Businesses that do not comply with stand down provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009 … Continue reading “Stand Down Provisions”

Updates on Restrictions for Tourism Businesses

Posted on May 20, 2020Categories NewsTags , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Updates on Restrictions for Tourism Businesses

As Phase 2 began on Monday, the State Government has released its formal Closure and Restrictions (Limit the Spread) Directions (No 3) which identifies permitted and restricted activities. The Directions can be seen here. You should review the Directions and how they apply to your individual business. 1. Permitted Tourism Services exempt from Gathering Limits and Safety Plans Under Section 12 of the Directions, many tourism services are exempt from the limits on gatherings. Neither the 20 person nor 4 … Continue reading “Updates on Restrictions for Tourism Businesses”

Use COVID To Work ON Your Business Not IN Your Business

Posted on April 28, 2020Categories News   Leave a comment on Use COVID To Work ON Your Business Not IN Your Business

Flic from Hats by Felicity has used this COVID break to write an eBook about her incredible business journey. Take home message from this interview – “Use this time to work ON your business rather than IN your business”. Take home message from this exciting eBook – JUST HAVE A GO! Flic’s second passion is business developement so this ebook also has 14 great business tips in it. A great read and can be purchased for $10 via the link … Continue reading “Use COVID To Work ON Your Business Not IN Your Business”

New commercial tenancy legislative changes

Posted on April 22, 2020April 22, 2020Categories NewsTags ,   Leave a comment on New commercial tenancy legislative changes

The WA Government has passed new laws to offer greater protection for small commercial tenants who are in financial distress resulting from restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation aims to help to protect small business tenants from a range of prohibited actions, while they try to negotiate rent relief with their landlords. Key elements of the legislation include: a six-month moratorium on evictions for certain commercial tenancies (backdated to 30 March 2020) a freeze on rent increases … Continue reading “New commercial tenancy legislative changes”