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3 Front cover: Trevor Hargreaves – Photo: Jeff McGarn Hear Edgar Adams’ business comment 8.10ameachMonday. Also follow us on Facebook and Twitter Cover story 4 Trevor Hargreaves – Central Coast Shopfronts and Architectural Windows Do it once, do it well Business news 7 No money to pay wages Minister appoints Interim Administrator 8 ET Australia – Preparing students for the World of Work 8 North wins contract for school upgrade 9 IBM, local companies partner with Central Coast high schools to launch P-TECH Programme 10 Borg takes Crossmuller into a new frontier 11 Burgtec Highly Commended in 2020 Hunter Manufacturer of the Year Award 11 AdviceCo launches $20,000 Community Grants Programme 12 Wyong RSL, Halekulani Bowling Club join Mounties Group 12 New owner for Elite Powder Coating 12 New training facilities and stabling approved at Gosford Race Club 13 Minder Secure Cloud Services opens office in Tuggerah 13 E-Bisglobal celebrates newfound Aboriginality 14 Administrator delivers damning report of Council’s financial mismanagement 14 Administrator terminates the employment of the CEO 14 Finally – a future for Warnervale Airport 15 The economic cost of stopping development 16 Commercial and Industrial Property For Sale / Lease 17 Stevens Group North Wyong development nears completion 19 Property market still booming as Sydneysiders continue to migrate 19 Dire rental situation could be tip of social crisis 20 Bankruptcy numbers are at a 30 year low But is it entirely COVID related? 21 Insolvency Reform for Small Business Regular features 6 Edgar Adams’Editorial Our annus horribilis 12 Business briefs 17 Property news 19 Residential property report 20 Business tips 22 Funny business Phone 02 4367 0733 Fax 02 4367 0744 Email Web Contact be better off. FORMERLY CO N T E N T S Central Coast Business Review is a Registered Trade Mark of Adams Business Publications Pty Ltd P.O. Box 3259, Erina, NSW 2250 Phone: (02) 4367 0733 Fax: (02) 4367 0744 Email: Typesetting by Graphic by Design ph (02) 4365 6777 Print & Distribution by Bromley Direct ph 0412 439 773 © Adams Business Publications 1994. All rights reserved. Reproductions in any part prohibited.While every effort has been made to ensure all information in this magazine is accurate, no responsibility will be accepted by the publisher, Adams Business Publications.The producer accepts no responsibility for illustrations or photographs supplied by organisations or individuals and/or typographical errors. Central Coast Business Review Readership 20 , 000 + DISTRIBUTION GUARANTEED VIA AUSTRALIA POST CENTRAL COAST BUSINESS REVIEW DECEMBER 2020