‘Can I direct my staff to take leave over the holiday period?’

November 8, 2018

Planning to shut down over the holiday period? As we reach the end of another busy year for business in NSW, you should be giving thought to how you prepare for shutting down over the holidays.   Businesses closing down... Read more


Armidale Business Chamber Supports Introduction of Rail Trail

November 6, 2018

The Armidale Business Chamber, through its Management Committee, has resolved to support the creation of a rail trail along the existing railway line between Armidale and Glenn Innes.  This follows the publication of a strategic assessment of the rail trail... Read more


Funding Open for Grassroots Regional Events

October 11, 2018

  The NSW Government is calling for organisers of all new events planned to be held in rural and regional NSW from January to June next year, to apply for grants of up to $20,000 to help attract more visitors... Read more


Making Winning a Business

September 26, 2018

  Working hard to help their clients through their life journey and achieve their dreams, Invest Blue was named the 2018 Regional Business of the Year at the New England North West Regional Awards gala hosted by the NSW Business... Read more


Red Tape Cut for NSW Charities

September 11, 2018

A new agreement that reduces the administrative burden on registered charities has been signed by NSW Fair Trading and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). NSW associations will now only be required to submit their annual financial reports to... Read more


Business Gala Night Digs Deep to Buy a Bale

August 16, 2018

The 2018 Armidale Regional Business Awards Gala Evening was highly successful by any standards. Our biggest night yet with 300 attendees joining together to celebrate our business achievements. But perhaps more importantly a fundraiser raised $1,126 for drought relief, with... Read more


$100M MORE FOR TOURISM IN REGIONAL NSW

August 15, 2018

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro yesterday announced $100 million will be available for new tourism projects across regional NSW with round two of the $300 million Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund now... Read more


Armidale-based HR firm high performer in local government arena

July 31, 2018

  Locally-based Pinnacle People Solutions has achieved NSW-wide Local Government Approved Contractor status for the provision of HR services. Key selection criteria included the ability to understand the current environment and challenges facing local authorities in NSW as well as... Read more


Outstanding Business Leader

July 5, 2018

The Outstanding Business Leader award recognises the positive contribution made to business by business people and professionals.  The award recognises those who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic business direction and innovative ideas, whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of... Read more


Excellence in Workplace Inclusion

July 5, 2018

The Excellence in Inclusion award recognises businesses that address the needs of a diverse community, including seniors, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with disability.  An inclusive business facilitates the needs of all its employees and... Read more


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