Business

Federal funds for BEC

Small business operators in Penrith will be able to access low cost business coaching and mentoring services through the Penrith Business Enterprise Centre...

Surround yourself with A+ staff

I am a big believer that hiring the right staff is a very important part of the overall formula for business success. They are...

Penrith’s ABC Shop closes its doors

The ABC Shop in Westfield Penrith has closed its doors for good after 23 years in Penrith. From DVDs and books, to pop culture and...

Mooney on the move to old video store site

It’s been a busy two years for local real estate agent, Peggy Willcox. After opening Mooney Real Estate in 2016, the mum of two has...

PBA's future still uncertain

Penrith City Council has agreed to extend its Deed of Agreement with the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) but only for six months, leaving...

Veronica’s new car comes at perfect time

After three months and 28,000 competition entries, one lucky woman is now the proud owner of a brand new 2015 Toyota Kluger. On Tuesday, Veronica...

Rates questioned

Penrith businesses are questioning whether they are receiving value for money after a report by the NSW Government showed that Council rates for...

Winners are grinners

Last month, small businesses from across Australia delivered an impressive array of entries for the 2012 National Small Business Champion Awards, but it was...

Massage rebates could be scrapped

Sore muscle sufferers could be paying more for massages if the Federal Government scraps rebates to private health insurance providers for the natural therapy. The...

Inspired by 'The Gun'

One of the true heroes behind the mine rescue at Beaconsfield was given a standing ovation by Penrith's business leaders on Monday. ...

Keeping s taff

I am often asked by business owners if I have any tips on how to keep their good staff, apart from giving them a...

Best beef in the west

As the old saying goes, ‘If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, then you’re lucky enough’. But for local Irish butcher Shay Stanley, it wasn’t...

Bankwest to close Penrith branch

Bankwest has confirmed it will close its Penrith branch later this year. The closure of the branch, located inside Westfield Penrith, comes as the bank...

PBA driving Penrith

The Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) is gearing up for another successful year after presenting to Penrith City Council on Monday night its plan...

Shop rises from the ashes

The owner of Body Beyond Belief in Penrith said he won’t give up on his business after a fire tore through the premises late...

Backing small business

Small business will be championed through the inaugural Back to Business Week. Back to Business Week will run from February 26 to March 4, in...

On top of the financial world

Penrith local Tim Hayman has been recognised as one of the best financial advisers in the industry. Mr Hayman took out the coveted Financial Planning...

Property Central announces expansion

Two of Penrith's top real estate agencies are becoming one, as Century 21 Mulgoa joins the Property Central family. Property Central Managing Director Lee Waterhouse...

From Emu Plains to Facebook HQ

From Emu Plains to California’s high-tech Silicon Valley, Luke Martin is now a driving creative force behind one of the world’s most influential social...

Keeping it in the family

A local Emu Plains business is keeping things in the family with three generations working together to help create a better community. Director of DDC...