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WorkshopSkills shortage is re-emerging as a critical issue for South Australian businesses and will become a bigger challenge as baby boomers move to retire.
This workshop offers the opportunity to develop your own practical, cost-effective strategies and actions to improve recruitment and retention through flexible work practices. 
Guest speaker Catriona Byrne is a South Australian human resource expert whose own company SageCo, was commended in the National Work Life Balance awards.
Business SA’s Business Advisory Centre staff will also explain how flexible initiatives work under the National Employment Standards.
Date: Thursday 30 September 2010 Time: 9am – 11am
Venue: Enterprise House, 136 Greenhill Road, Unley
Cost per registration: Members $22.00 (incl GST) Non Members $33.00 (incl GST)
To register please call the Business SA Customer Service Centre on 8300 0103 or visit and click on the ‘Events and Seminars’ tab.

What does sponsorship mean to your business? – Take part in the survey for the chance to win tickets to the theatre

Square Holes are conducting independent research into corporate sponsorship.  Your input will provide an accurate picture of the sponsorship landscape and best practices unique to South Australia.sponsorship
Click here to participate anonymously and go into the draw to win one of 6 double passes to State Theatre Company SA’s production of God of Carnage starring Kim Gyngell.

National walk to work day 2010

WalkNational Walk to Work Day is an annual event being held on Friday, 1 October 2010, involving workers and workplaces across the country. Now in its 8th year as a national initiative, Walk to Work Day helps workplaces to support their employees to include regular walking in their daily routine.
Organisations are being encouraged to register as a Walking Workplace.
From HR managers to CEOs, business leaders who are looking for ways to support staff and improve productivity by encouraging regular exercise can register as a Walking Workplace.
Once registered online, organisations will receive Walk to Work Day posters and e-newsletters with motivational tips for employees and ideas on how their workplace can become more walking-friendly. They will also be formally recognised as a Walking Workplace with a certificate, and their logo will appear on the national website –

Small business success seminar

Tuesday 24 Aug 2010 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm at Enterprise House
Australia’s RockStar Marketer, Paul McCarthy, has helped thousands of people to transform their results through the implementation of a step-by-step plan for maximum success.
In this dynamic “how to” presentation, you’ll discover how to re-energise your business and life. Success relies on building positive momentum and this session is guaranteed to get you firing.
Click here for more information.

Sustainable Brand and Marketing in your business

Thursday 26 August 8.30am to 12.30pm
The Watershed Function Centre, Mawson Lakes
This workshop will cover:
  • Trends and market developments in the sustainability and "green" space
  • What is a green brand
  • The business case for sustainable brand and marketing Common pitfalls of creating green brands
  • Complying with Australian industry guidelines and emerging industry regulation
For more information contact Nick Palousis on 0408 896 55 or

The complete function venue

Enterprise House
If you are planning a meeting, training session, seminar or require a fully catered function, Enterprise House can meet your needs. 
Enterprise House Function Centre is located just seven minutes from the centre of Adelaide on the edge of the scenic south park lands.

Enterprise House offers modern, state of the art facilities and versatile room hire configurations ideal for any event.
For more information click here.

Have your say in council elections

CouncilIf you own or rent a property, you have the right to vote.
Make sure you are enrolled by 13 August.
Go to for further information.

Salary Packaging Manual

Business SA’s Salary Packaging Manual is a practical and comprehensive guide to help you understand the various salary packaging or salary sacrificing arrangements that can be entered into by your business and employees.
Covering your legislative obligations and the impacts of salary packaging, this Manual will be essential in assisting you with packaging non-salary remuneration benefits for your employees. As part of your subscription, you will receive biannual amendments to the Manual to keep you informed of legislative changes and ensure your business is compliant. Order your copy here.

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Level 1
136 Greenhill Road Unley
South Australia 5061

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