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18 January, 2012 — For most businesses the quickest way to improve cash flow is to get your debtors under control. The quicker you get paid the quicker others get paid. Customers today are averaging more than 50 days to pay-almost twice the normal 30 day terms. But there are a number of tactics that can dramatically reduce your debtors and get the cash back in your bank account.  
18 January, 2012 — The Victorian Jobs Bank Registry provides highly targeted opportunities for Victorian employers experiencing skill shortages to connect with appropriately skilled and experienced migrants who want to live and work in Australia.  
18 January, 2012 — The Council would like to thank CBD traders for supporting the Saturday extended trading hour promotion in the lead up to Christmas.  
21 December, 2011 — The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has prepared carbon price claims - guide for business which aims to assist business owners in understanding their rights and responsibilities in relation to making claims about the impact of carbon price.  
21 December, 2011 — Greater Shepparton City Council is encouraging business and industry to put forward submissions to the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s Proposed Murray Darling Basin Plan. The proposed plan was released on November 28 and the first public session was held in Shepparton the following day.  
20 December, 2011 — Cr Michael Polan is Greater Shepparton's new Mayor following elections at today's Special Council Meeting.  
15 December, 2011 — Twenty years ago entrepreneurs were few and far between. Today you could be sitting right next to one as the opportunities that exist these days to make something from nothing are endless.  
15 December, 2011 — Goulburn Valley Water currently has small business grants available up to a total of $5000 for individual non-residential customers to invest in water saving initiatives.  
15 December, 2011 — The festive spirit has truly come to life in the Mall over the last few weeks with gorgeous decorations adorning the awnings along with festive music and events attracting families and friends to shop longer and more often in the CBD.  
15 December, 2011 — Council and the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry are currently promoting extended Saturday trading hours in the lead up to Christmas.  
15 December, 2011 — How resilient is your business? All retailers experience the rollercoaster of “life running your business” or “business running your life” as some may say.  
6 December, 2011 — Greater Shepparton City Council’s main offices will close from 3.00pm on Friday 23 December 2011 and re-open at 8.15am on Tuesday 3 January 2012.  
16 November, 2011 — The GV Young professionals are a networking group supported by Greater Shepparton City Council and organised by a committee of volunteers from various business around town.  
16 November, 2011 — Given the number of vacant retail space currently on offer in and around the Shepparton CBD, it is encouraging to see a number of landlords introducing initiatives to support new business opportunities.  
16 November, 2011 — A new fitness trend has hit Mooroopna with the GV Functional Fitness Studio opening.  
16 November, 2011 — GV Brain has had some high profile guest speakers in the past including Peter Fitz Simons in April, Kurt Fearnley in August and this month’s guest Ita Buttrose, all proving to be very popular with Ita selling out.  
16 November, 2011 — Council, in partnership with the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Shepparton Show Me, will be holding events on Saturdays in the Shepparton CBD from 19 November until Christmas Eve to support Saturday afternoon trading.  
16 November, 2011 — Greater Shepparton will be attending Victoria’s first ever Regional Living Expo to be held in Melbourne in April 2012  
15 November, 2011 — Greater Shepparton City Council announced Gavin Cator as the new Chief Executive Officer at this afternoon’s Council meeting (15 November).  
14 October, 2011 — Visitors to the region now have a valuable free resource that will help them design their holiday around activities that appeal to them: the Goulburn River Valley – Holiday Planner.  
14 October, 2011 — The Victorian Farmers’ Market Association is holding a series of FREE workshops, including one in Echuca, for producers interested in becoming stallholders at farmers’ markets.  
14 October, 2011 — Western Australian-based engineering consultancy Deacon Engineers has expanded its operations to the Eastern States and established an office at the Business Centre.  
14 October, 2011 — June Barclay had always dreamed of running her own antique and collectable store and this month her wish came true with Barclay’s Antiques & Collectables opening in Longstaff St.  
14 October, 2011 — Greater Shepparton City Council’s submission to the Department of Infrastructure on Phase One of the High Speed Rail Study supports the inclusion of Shepparton. The report suggested the corridor to be short-listed for the proposed Melbourne-Brisbane HSR rail route is Corridor 14a, which includes Albury-Wodonga and Wagga Wagga and possible deviations to Shepparton.  
14 October, 2011 — Greater Shepparton City Council’s Small Township Festive Grants Program is now open to towns with a population of less than 10,000 people. The program will provide funding of up to $2,500 for eight small towns to buy and install festive decorations.  

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