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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.

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.

Presented by Joanne Packham of Business Solutions Design & Service

Tuesday 6 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: 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 February 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: 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 January 2018
 10:30am - 12:00pm
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: G Suite
Discover G Suite (Google Apps for work): professional email, online storage, shared calendars, video meetings and more. Built for business, designed for teams.

Learn how to register for a G Suite account, implement it for your business, connect with other apps, and get an introduction to business-wide email, calendar, documents, drive and sites.

Wednesday 14 February 2018
12:30pm - 2:00pm
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: Apple Mac productivity tools
Your Apple Mac has a wonderful collection of tools that can save you time and money. Preview a paperless form editor, investigate screen capture tools, use digital colour meter, learn Hot Corners and Switchable Screens and loads more.

Bring your Apple iMac notebooks and join in or take notes to try when you're back in the office.

Wednesday 14 February 2018
 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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: 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 February 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 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: 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 February 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: Your documents anywhere, anytime - Google Docs & Drive
Google Drive is a secure cloud storage service that allows you to store your documents, photos, videos, and more online. Drive also gives you Google Docs, Google Sheets, and other applications to create and edit various types of files online, on your mobile devices or desktop computer.

Wednesday 21 February 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: Back office automation - Google Apps Scripts

Google Apps Scripts is a scripting language based on JavaScript that lets you do new and cool things with G Suite Apps like Docs, Sheeets, Emails and Forms. There's nothing to install, your code editor is right in your browser.

We recommend you attend the Table Talk on G Suite or have existing knowledge before attending this workshop.

Thursday 22 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: 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 February 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: Two-faced customers - one face wants to spend more
Your customers have needs and are seeking reasons why they should be spending more money with you. You will leave this Table Talk with a new perspective on how you can connect with customers and grow your business profits.

Thursday 22 February 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: 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 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.

​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.