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HILLS VOICE: YOUR BUSINESS
Our quarterly e-update gives small businesses and entrepreneurial residents practical tips to help grow, strengthen and develop your business. It is not often we can help you with your individual encounters but we hope that Hills Voice - your business provides you with a quick, easy and informative way of staying abreast of some of the challenges you face. Click here to subscribe.

Read the latest edition: November 2017, or check out the archives in the left-hand menu.

EVENTS
Don't underestimate the value of investing time into these types of activities. Click through on those events you're interested in to contact the organisers directly.

​Food Safety Training
This food safety course is designed to teach the basic skills of safe food handling.
Topics covered include:

  • Food safety legislation
  • Health and hygiene of food handlers
  • Safe food handling practices
  • Food storage
  • Cleaning and sanitising

Bookings are essential. Places are limited.
Friday 23 February 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm
63 Mount Barker Road, Stirling
Cost: $50pp

Enrolments and queries to Kim Pearson 8408 0410 | kpearson@ahc.sa.gov.au

Table Talk: Creating a blog using Blogger
You can use blogs for everything from sharing infomration with your customers, updating your friends and family about your life, giving your own advice column, discussing your political views, or relating your experience in a topic of interest.

Bring your own computer if you wish to creat a blog site during the session.

Wednesday 28 February 2018
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: The one day website using Google Sites
Google Sites is the easiest way to make infomration accessible to people quickly and live. You and your team can work together on a site to add file attachments, infomration from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube and Picasa), and add free-form content.

Before attending this Table Talk, please complete the Table Talk on Google Apps for work.

Wednesday 28 February 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide HIlls Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Business basics
Want to start a business or grow your existing start up? Business basics unlocks the mysteries of creating and maintaining a great business.

Interested attendees should also consider attending other Table Talks such as "What's in a Business Plan", "The Line of Google", and "Accounting Basics".

Wednesday 28 February 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Xero - Assets and Depreciation
Xero is an excellent business asset and depreciation schedule. It's now simple to manage your assets and consider your true operation cost each month.

Please leave your computers at the office; we prefer you take notes to apply once back at your desk.

Tuesday 6 March 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Xero - Payroll, super and leave
Payroll can be a complex process, however Xero makes it super simple. Learn to set up your business settings and linked accounts, establish pay calendars for scheduled pay runs, create a payslip template, set up employees, process timesheets, manage superannuation and create payroll reports.

Please leave your computers at the office; we prefer you take notes to apply once back at your desk.

Thursday 8 March 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Protecting your ideas and brand
This Table Talk reveals the Intellectual Property (IP) that you create in your business and what action you can take to protect it from being used by someone else.

You will look at the difference between IP and a trade secret, Trademarking, the importance of domain names, copyright, patents and what to do about an infringement on your IP.

Wednesday 14 March 2018
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Pricing and the hidden cost
In this Table Talk gain a greater understanding of how the hidden cost in your business plays a critical role in your price tag.

Wednesday 14 March 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Xero - Getting started
Looking at moving to a full accounting system like Xero? In 90 minutes discover how to create a 14 days free Xero account and more.

Please leave your computers at the office; we prefer you take notes to apply once back at your desk.

Wednesday 14 March 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Xero - Advance Topics
Need to know more about using Xero Accounting? In 90 minutes discover how to process bank transactions and journals including bank feeds and processing transactions, creating transaction rules, and entering manual journals.

Please leave your computers at the office; we prefer you take notes to apply once back at your desk.

Wednesday 21 March 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Xero - Reports, BAS and more
This table talk is designed to help you better understand Xero's reporting capability. Learn to review the range of reports, track and report on jobs, develop an activity statement, and create custom reports and dashboards.

Please leave your computers at the office; we prefer you take notes to apply once back at your desk.

Wednesday 21 March 2018
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Line of Google
Discover how Google indexes your website and how you can create a better position. At the end of this workshop you should have the knowledge to list better, build greater customer engagement and improve revenue.

Thursday 22 March 2018
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: SEO Basic - Analytics, Webmaster, My Biz
This Table Talk de-myths Search Engine Optimising (SEO) and reveal the truth about getting a good ranking web site.

To obtain the maximum benefit from this Table Talk we recommend attending the Line of Google Table Talk (usually held on the same day).

Thursday 22 March 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

​Table Talk: Domain and DNS basics
Want to know how to do more with your internet domain? In this 90min Table Talk you will discover the world of DNS records: creating and using A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, TXT messages, and web forwarding.

You will leave with an understanding to connect your sites and email server to the internet and more.

Thursday 22 March 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: What's in a Business Plan?
Often business people are asked to write a business plan with little knowledge of what's involved and why they're important. In this workshop learn what to put into your business plan, why, and how to use it.

Thursday 22 March 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Business basics
Want to start a business or grow your existing start up? Business basics unlocks the mysteries of creating and maintaining a great business.

Interested attendees should also consider attending other Table Talks such as "What's in a Business Plan", "The Line of Google", and "Accounting Basics".

Wednesday 28 March 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk: Receipt Bank Reduces Creditor Admin Time by 50%
Receipt Bank is an award-winning software add-on that converts all your bills, invoices and receipts into data, making it easy for you to keep your accounting up-to-date.

Presented by Joanne Packham of Business Solutions Design & Service

Wednesday 28 March 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: Members $25pp / Non-members $40pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.