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 throughout Western Australia. 

Templates, tools and guides

We have a variety of tools, templates and guides to assist with your business needs.

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 can't quite find the right information, discuss your business questions or concerns with our free business advisory service.

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

Sales and marketing
Increase your Reach with Facebook and Instagram
Discover how you can use Facebook and Instagram to increase your business profile and generate more sales.
16 April
Sales and marketing
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.
16 April
Business skills
Business skills
Leading a Sustainable Business
Lead the way in sustainability by discovering a range of practices that you can implement in your business.
16 April
Business skills
Sales and marketing
Creating an Online Shop
With the popularity of purchasing online, it's important for businesses to have an online presence. This workshop explores the process of creating and running a successful online shop.
17 April
Sales and marketing
Strategy and risk
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.
17 April
Strategy and risk
Sales and marketing
Digital Marketing Essentials
This workshop examines a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging, to help you understand what would work for your business.
18 April
Sales and marketing
Sales and marketing
Build your Brand on TikTok
Learn how to use TikTok to create engaging content, leverage trending challenges and boost your brands visibility online.
18 April
Sales and marketing
Sales and marketing
Creating Engaging Video Content
Learn how to tell your brand story by creating and editing compelling video content for social media.
22 April
Sales and marketing
Sales and marketing
Brand Building Basics
Elevate your business by unlocking the secrets to building a stronger, more impactful brand presence from the ground up.
23 April
Sales and marketing
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.
23 April
Business skills
Sales and marketing
Marketing your Business
This workshop will show you how to understand your customers, stretch your marketing budget and make sure your business is noticed by the people who need what you have to offer.
23 April
Sales and marketing
Financial management
Applying for Grants

Learn where to find grant opportunities and how to prepare a successful application.

24 April
Financial management
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Is your business in dispute?

We recommend the following approach when looking for help to resolve a business dispute.

  1. Take a look through our extensive collection of dispute resolution information.
  2. If you've tried to resolve the problem and are unsure of what to do next, contact our dispute resolution service.
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Meet the Commissioner

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

About the commissioner   Our work