How we can help

Running a small business requires skills and knowledge of a variety of areas.

We provide a range of resources, tools and services to help develop your business. 

Business information
We provide a wealth of resources covering almost every aspect of starting and running a business.
Advisory services
We offer advice, dispute and mediation services for small businesses in Western Australia.
Templates, tools and guides
We have a variety of tools, templates and guides to assist with your business needs.

COVID-19 updates for business

To help you manage business disruption associated with COVID-19, we've put together a range of support information focused on the needs of small business owners.

Read the latest COVID-19 updates

 

Build the skills to succeed

We offer a range of practical workshops across Western Australia.

They are delivered by selected presenters who are specialists in their subject matters and have a background in small business.

   Government supported

   Specialist facilitators

   Tailored for small business

 

Browse our current workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Financial management
Introduction to GST and BAS Reporting
If your about to register for GST this workshop is a practical guide to understanding it and how to complete a business activity statement (BAS).
19 May
Financial management
Business skills
Starting a Business
If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free two hour workshop will take you through the essentials.
21 May
Business skills
Business skills
How to Write a Business Plan
A business plan is a valuable document for business owners as it helps you clarify your thinking, set a tone and direction for your business and gain a deeper understanding of your market.
21 May
Business skills
Financial management
Finance and Accounting Fundamentals
This interactive workshop takes the mystery out of your business financials, giving you the confidence to ask the right questions and make better informed financial decisions.
24 May
Financial management
Business skills
Starting a Business
If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free two hour workshop will take you through the essentials.
24 May
Business skills
Sales and marketing
How to Start Marketing with Instagram
Instagram is the second largest social media platform and provides a great promotional opportunity for your business.
25 May
Sales and marketing
Business skills
How to Write a Business Plan
A business plan is a valuable document for business owners as it helps you clarify your thinking, set a tone and direction for your business and gain a deeper understanding of your market.
25 May
Business skills
Financial management
Understanding Cash Flow, Profits and Budgets
This workshop will provide an overview to essentialfinancial business reports and step you through the pocess of creating a budget.
25 May
Financial management
Business skills
Improve your Time Management
This workshop will provide you with valuable tips, helpful work habits and effective planning tools to maximise your efficiency and make the most of your time.
25 May
Business skills
Business skills
Building a Business Dashboard
Building a successful business is linked to understanding and focusing on key performance areas. This workshop helps identify these critical areas and how to monitor them.
26 May
Business skills
Business skills
Providing Excellent Customer Service
This workshop explains tools and techniques that can help you build lasting customer relationships by providing excellent customer service.
26 May
Business skills
Digital skills
A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security
This workshop will arm you with the key skills and knowledge to protect your business information and customer data from cyber crminals.
26 May
Digital skills

Looking for business advice?

We recommend the following approach when looking for business advice.

  1. Take a look through our extensive collection of business information.
  2. If you're still unsure of how to proceed or in need of mediation services chat to us online or contact our advisory services.
Photo of David Eaton, the Small Business Commissioner of Western Australia.

Meet the Commissioner

David Eaton became Western Australia’s first Small Business Commissioner and CEO of the Small Business Development Corporation in January 2012.
 

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