How will the banking Royal Commission’s final report affect Northern Beaches businesses?

February 28, 2019

The banking Royal Commission’s final report, released on 4 February 2019, included only minor changes to small business lending, making it relatively good news for the majority of Northern Beaches businesses. The report included no changes to SME loan guarantors—third-parties who commit to paying back the loan if the lendee cannot—or business loan renewal policies, […]

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The eight personalities of the office Christmas party

December 17, 2018

Tis the season for the office Christmas Party as restaurants, boats and bars are booked out with excited workers keen to blow off steam after a hard year’s work. And no office Christmas party would be complete without at least a few of the following personalities. Buckle up! The Grad: Fresh out of university, The […]

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Finding and choosing a commercial property manager – Pine Property, Manly and Northern Beaches

November 20, 2018

In this article, the director of Manly-based Pine Property, Patrick Kelleher explains the benefits of using a specialist commercial property manager to lease your asset.

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Tidy desks drive productivity. Messy desks nurture creativity: research

July 31, 2018

A tidy desk may improve productivity, focus and generosity, however a messy desk may nurture creativity, according to scholarly research. 2011 research, published in The Journal Of Neuroscience, found that when an environment is cluttered, a person’s ability to focus becomes restricted. The chaos of a cluttered environment vies for the brain’s attention, eventually clouding […]

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Strong business case for childcare as Manly receives two new centres

June 14, 2018

The recent approval of two new childcare centres in Manly, catering for a combined 296 children will delight local parents and is a sign of the strength of childcare as an investment class.

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