Central Coast Business Review April 2016 Issue

April 2016

COL ADAMS Survivor and gentleman in a troubled industry

COL ADAMS’ STORY is reminiscent of the classic tale of David versus Goliath. In his case (and the case of many other small independently owned smash repair businesses around the country) the battle is against the insurance giants that over the past decade have had such tight control over the industry they are threatening its very existence. Adams, who has owned and managed Harris and Adams Smash Repairs for the past 38 years, has seen both good times and bad in his West Gosford based business. read more

In this Issue...

Editorial: Buying local works

THIS MONTH WE report on a deal that local citrus grower and fresh fruit juice processor East Coast Beverages has done with McDonald’s Central Coast restaurants. This is a very good story because corporations like McDonald’s have well established buying policies which is one reason why they are so successful. read article

McDonald’s to sell local fruit juice

KULNURA FAMILY OWNED citrus farming and fruit juice business East Coast Foods and Beverages has been placed on McDonald’s recommended supplier list as part of their ‘test and learn’ programme for the 17 Central Coast restaurants. read article

Survey results on Contact Centre Industry

THE RESULTS OF a recent survey of the growing Contact Centre Industry on the Central Coast by Forsythes Human Resources for the NSW Department of Industry has found that the industry employs around 858 FTE* employees among the ten contact centres that responded to a recent survey of the industry. read article

Mariners Centre of Excellence move for North Construction

HAVING BUILT IT, North Construction and Building Pty Ltd have relocated their headquarters from Gosford into the new Mariners Centre of Excellence in Tuggerah. North have leased 1,000 sqm of prime space in the top floor of the $20 million building which was opened by the Prime Minister last month. read article

Mars’ announces commitment to Business Purpose – Better Food Today, A Better World Tomorrow

MARS FOOD® AUSTRALIA took the rare step of halting operations at its Berkeley Vale factory on in February for an unprecedented event for employees (known as Associates) and partners. read article

 


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