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Business Essentials Workshop
Commerce Ballarat Members Only
This Business Essentials Workshop will give you the opportunity to hear from business professionals and ask questions on the following topics; buiness law, accounting and social media marketing - the essentials you need to run a business.
Hear from -
Paul Stephens (Nevett Ford Lawyers):
Paul is a director of Nevett Ford Lawyers, an accredited specialist in Business Law and leads the firms Business Law division. Paul has more than 30 years experience in advising large, medium and small businesses. His advice is regularly sought on business structures, tax including CGT and GST, and corporate law issues. Being a business owner himself Paul understands the needs of business, and the importance of solutions that are both legally correct and commercially viable.
Damien Butler (Butler Charetered Accountants):
Damien has been working in taxation and accounting since 1995. Initially he completed a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at LaTrobe University and moved across to accounting whilst working in a Tax and Superannuation Law Firm. He completed his professional year to become a Chartered Accountant in 1996. He became a director of Butler Pty Ltd in 2000 and has been Managing Director since 2003, he is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia), Member of NTAA and a fellow of Taxation Institute of Australia – Chartered Taxation Adviser. Damien also involves himself in the community as the Chair of VECCI Western Region; Member of Executive Council, Board Member and Chair of Finance and Risk Committee for the Sovereign Hill Museums Association Ltd.
Jordan McPhan (JRM Social):
Jordan has owned and managed JRM Social since December 2012, she provides advice and/or complete social management for a number of businesses. These businesses range from hospitality to retail to business services. Previous to this, she was the National Digital Marketing Officer for PETstock. For the workshop an initial presentation will be made, but will then move to a dedicated Q&A session so attendees' real questions and issues can be addressed. This approach aims to give participants real advice they can take home and apply to their businesses marketing.