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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.
19 October 2020

Extended Christmas trading hours

Extended trading hours for the lead up to Christmas and New Year’s Day have recently been announced by the State Government.

19 October 2020

COVID Safety Plans for business

New COVID Safety Plans have been released for WA businesses to reopen as part of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Find out how to comply (as at 19 October 2020).

19 October 2020

Latest developments on coronavirus restrictions - 19 October

Details of the phased lifting of coronavirus restrictions according to the WA Roadmap (as at 19 October 2020).

13 October 2020

7 key questions to improve your profitability

What are the 7 questions you must ask to improve your profitability? We spoke to financial management and business consultant, Shelley Walsh.

09 October 2020

What the 2020-21 State Budget means for small business

Read our summary of what’s been included in the 2020-21 State Budget for small business owners.

07 October 2020

What the 2020-21 Federal Budget means for small business

Find out more about what has been included in the 2020-21 Federal Budget for small business owners.

06 October 2020

Commercial tenancy legislative changes

Find out more about the new laws offering greater protection to commercial tenants who are in financial distress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic (as at 6 October 2020).

06 October 2020

FAQs: COVID-19 commercial tenancy changes

We break down the new commercial tenancy legislative changes and code of conduct (as at 6 October 2020).

06 October 2020

Local government partnership offers simplified trading rules for food businesses

The cities of Canning and Gosnells, along with the Town of Victoria Park have cut red tape for food businesses trading at events.

05 October 2020

Our 2019-20 Annual Report is launched

The 2019-20 SBDC annual report is now published, highlighting our progress in supporting WA small business.

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