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Looking for the latest information to help you run a business in Western Australia? The SBDC Blog provides practical support and advice to help you make the most of your business.
15 April 2019

Recent changes to tobacco laws

New tobacco laws came into effect across Western Australia in March, find out how these laws could affect your business.

11 April 2019

Taking care of business on RTRFM

Our team will continue to share their small business expertise on RTRFM’s ‘Taking Care of Business’ show during 2019.

11 April 2019

How to evaluate an SEO provider

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is an important part of any marketing strategy, but how do you know if you’re getting value for money when paying someone to do your SEO?

08 April 2019

Essential security tips for retailers

Reduce the risk of your business being stung by a scam or shoplifters by following these security tips.

03 April 2019

A fair go for franchisees

The SBDC welcomes suggested reforms in franchising.

02 April 2019

Tax planning tips to maximise your return

Learn about the strategies you can put in place before 30 June to maximise your business’ tax return.

27 March 2019

7 things to investigate before you buy a franchise

Buying a franchise can be a great pathway to running your own business. Before signing on, make sure you’ve sought advice and considered these seven key areas.

25 March 2019

April workshop schedule

Find out more about our practical small business workshops and see available dates for April.

20 March 2019

6 tips to handle job applications

Unsure of where to start when recruiting staff and managing applications? We’ve put together six key tips to help you handle the process effectively and efficiently.

18 March 2019

The difference between a contractor and an employee

Do you know the difference between what the Australian Taxation Office considers an employee and a contractor?

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