Seminars will take care of business

PEOPLE running small businesses can attend free seminars in Blacktown starting from February 21.

The basic business seminars are offered by Blacktown Regional Economic & Employment Development (BREED) at Nirimba Business Centre, Building T2A, Nirimba Education Precinct, Eastern Road, Quakers Hill.

BREED seminars will start at 5.30pm and continue on the third Thursday of every month.

Topics covered will include legal business basics, taxation, marketing, GST, insolvency, financing, website search engine optimisation, employment issues, work health and safety and networking.

BREED centre manager Donna Patriarca said it would be a great opportunity for business people and their clients to extend their knowledge and build their business networks.

Presenters will include Steve Brown of Etienne Lawyers, Dr Jim Taggart  of The Taggart Group, Michael Walls of Access Business Magazine, David Kenney of Hall Chadwick Chartered Accountants, Paul Rafter of Etienne Lawyers and John Brown, a director of listed companies.

Details: www.breed.org.au or pone Donna Patriarca on 98533200. Bookings are essential as there are limited numbers.

● BREED is an independent non-profit organisation, working within the youth sector to improve their year 12 attainment and their transition to post school education, training and employment; and the small and developing business sector assisting businesses to take that next step by providing low-cost solutions to operate within. 

● It was started by the community with initial funding from the then Federal Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET), incorporated in 1994 with the aim of stimulating economic and employment growth within the Blacktown local government area.

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