Dear Member / Friend,
A number of events that may be of interest to our business community are to occur shortly. Please find more information below.
HR & Employment Matters
Pinnacle People Solutions, a member of the Chamber, provides a weekly webinar on employment issues. Upcoming webinars include:
19 August 2020 - Recruitment in a Regional Context. An interview with Bron Pearson (CEO, Pinnacle People Solutions) and Richard Oates (Director, BG Fleet & Industrial Australia and CEO, Duffy’s Automotive)
26 August 2020 - The Potential Nasties of Employment & How to Handle them – unfair dismissal, general protections disputes & workers’ compensation claims
You can join this series each Wednesday at 5.30 pm at: www.facebook.com/PinnaclePeopleSolutionsAustralia
You can catch up on previous HR-focused employer advisories (webinars) on their website: https://pinnaclepeoplesolutions.com.au/news/
Business Support (Training)
The Northern Region Business Enterprise Centre's business support program is designed to boost your skills, capability and confidence in the digital world. Consultations with an advisor are free (until 30 September).
Please see this link to the Webinars and check out all they have on offer:
WiNG - Women's Networking Group
Our women's networking group has continued to meet via zoom throughout the pandemic featuring a host of engaging speakers each month. Most recently Rachael Parsons of NERAM spoke on the matter of Art and Stuff. WiNG's next virtual breakfast on Tuesday 8 September at 7.30 am will feature Joanna Dolan of Righting Writing. Jo will share with WiNG attendees her personal and professional journey, The Memory of Words. Find out more here. WiNG is sponsored by Meralli Solar.
In partnership with Mandy Walker of Focus First, the Chamber is continuing to offer a free 45 minute one on one business coaching consultation (via phone). Each session is tailored to the needs of the individual business, whether those are: 'tactical and practical, providing help with navigating the now; or survival, keeping your business afloat; or for future planning, reimagining your business or starting a new one. For more information see below.
Thunderbolt Community Solar Farm
Uralla-based business, Meralli Solar announced earlier this year the potential development of a community-based solar farm on an industrial property located on Thunderbolt’s Way, Uralla, Meralli Solar is holding a series of community information sessions in August and early September. At these sessions, Meralli will show attendees what the potential solar farm will look like, how it will be built, the build time frame, address potential benefits and opportunities for the New England community, and provide attendees with an opportunity to ask any questions of its Principals, David Mailler and Methuen Morgan.
Information Sessions are planned for Fri 21 Aug at 12 pm, Wed 26 Aug at 7 pm; Fri 28 Aug at 12 pm; Tues 1 Sep at 12 pm, & Fri 4 Sep at 12 pm.
For more information or to register, visit www.meralliprojects.com.au/Thunderbolt
Stay safe and stay distant.
Armidale Business Chamber
0402 838 077
The Armidale Business Chamber has put together a free business coaching package to support business as they adjust to significant change under very tight timeframes and difficult circumstances.
In partnership with Mandy Walker of Focus First the Chamber is providing a 45 minute one on one business coaching consultation (via phone). Each session is tailored to the needs of the individual business, whether those are: 'tactical and practical, providing help with navigating the now; or survival, keeping your business afloat; or for future planning, reimagining your business or starting a new one.
The consult is by appointment only. Contact Mandy via email or phone 0459 098 618.
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