Supporting Apprentices and Trainees and the Jobkeeper Payment

We’ve received quite a few questions on how the Jobkeeper Package works alongside the Supporting Apprentices and Trainees wage subsidy. We’ve done our research and this is what we know to date: What is the Supporting Apprentices and Trainees wage subsidy? Supporting Apprentices and Trainees provides a 50% wage subsidy to small businesses to support […]

Understanding the Government Stimulus Package for Small Business 

As you may be aware, a revised Stimulus Package has been presented by the Commonwealth Government which has greatly increased the monetary support and options available to Small Business Owners. There’s some great initiatives in the new package and I hope this is just the beginning of the Government led allowances and support for small […]

Local engineering firm ALJ Consulting Engineers builds a social media strategy to increase brand awareness

ALJ Consulting Engineers are among the many professional service companies working with an advisor from the Realise Business team to develop new targeted marketing strategies, using social media like LinkedIn to increase brand awareness. While Director Ayman EITantawy’s experience in the structural engineering industry spans 17 years, he wanted to strengthen ALJ Consulting Engineers’ sales […]

The Power of Social Media

Social media is a very cost-effective way to grab the attention of new customers and to keep existing customers informed. Whether you are a retailer, restaurant or professional services business, social media is useful for getting eyes on your business and engaging new customers with content to drive foot traffic and boost sales. The key […]

Your Business Wellness – Preventative action during the Covid-19 pandemic.

As March 2020 or Q3 nears to a close, it’s safe to say that Small Business in Australia has been presented with more challenges than usual in the current financial year. From drought, to fires and floods, we’ve faced our fair share of obstacles. Right now, we’re on top of a new and even more unusual […]

Tips to boost customer engagement and loyalty in times of change

In 2020, the transformation of Parramatta continues with Church Street between Market and Macquarie Streets closed permanently to traffic, including the ‘Eat Street’ dining strip. The closure will allow Parramatta Light Rail work to begin. There are several proactive steps that business owners can take to ensure their customers are aware of access and parking […]

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