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Think like Google or Think with Google’s new interactive tool

Did you know that patio heaters are the top trending retail Google search for this month in NSW and nationwide? Would you love to understand the fast-rising retail categories and how you can use this to your business’ advantage? While we all know COVID-19 is presenting new challenges to businesses, having access to insightful data…

New initiative to help combat men’s mental health

Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) has launched their new initiative, You’ve got this mate, to help combat men’s mental health. You’ve got this mate is a dedicated website for rural men, young, old and everyone in between which provides action-focussed tips and information to help men reach their best possible mental health. Designed in…

Small and medium-sized enterprises welcome 30-day Payment Bill

The Federal Government has introduced legislation requiring big businesses to be transparent about their payment times to the small business suppliers. The Australian Small Business and Family Ombudsman (ASBFEO) announced a review into the impact of supply chain financing on the small business and family sector in October 2019. The review looked at specific industry…

Business in Profile

Hunter Plant Operator Training School

Delivering training and assessment services across NSW for over 36 years and offering a range of nationally accredited workplace training, Hunter Plant Operator Training School (HPOTS) are your one stop shop for your heavy machinery training programs. Hunter Plant Operator Training School (HPOTS) are located in Cessnock offering people an easy and preferred access to…

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Cessnock Business Events

Business Study

Three in four Cessnock businesses intend to expand or grow in the next two years according to the Business Capability Study 2019. 713 Businesses were surveyed to better understand industry and businesses in the city.

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Skills Audit 2018

Two out of five businesses in Cessnock City said they were experiencing skills shortages in our comprehensive Skills Audit conducted in 2018.

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Cessnock Under Construction

Updates for local businesses during the Cessnock Commercial Precinct Project works.

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