With energy prices on the rise for some time now, Lemnis Lighting Australia is urging companies and venues to switch to LED technology before the new tariffs come into effect in order to save thousands off their energy bill. Commercial lighting can attribute to up to 25 per cent of a company’s total energy costs and according to John Simpson, Managing Director of Lemnis Lighting Australia, these figures could be dramatically reduced if more people implemented the latest LED technology.
For the last couple of weeks, new startup Posse has been admitting a limited number of individuals into it’s “gates” every day. The company made a major pivot recently and closed another 1.2 million dollar funding round from a group of US and Australian based investors.
The City of Sydney Council’s reported decision to give media and in kind support worth $30,800 for the hire of the Customs House forecourt for Buy Nothing New Month is just the latest in a long line of ridiculous decisions that appear to support the further demise of an already struggling retail sector.
The Commissioner has filed a submission with the Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme, and has raised a number of concerns regarding the Scheme and made suggestions designed to improve the Scheme in order to create a climate in which small businesses are encouraged to create employment, rather than seeing the creation of jobs as a financial and regulatory burden.