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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 August 2018

Borrowing from family to start your business?

Should you borrow money from your family? Questions to ask yourself before getting loved ones involved.

09 August 2018

Is ‘cash only’ costing your business?

If your business operates as ‘cash only’, new research shows that your approach to payments could be damaging your business.

07 August 2018

Changes that may affect your Google ranking

Find out what you can do to ensure your business website is not impacted by upcoming changes Google is making to its search rankings.

01 August 2018

5 things to know before signing a lease

Signing a lease is a big commitment for any business. Here are our top five things you need to know before signing on the dotted line.

30 July 2018

August workshop schedule

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

24 July 2018

Google tools to help you understand your customers

Steer your online marketing in the right direction by using Google’s audience insights to help you better understand your potential customer base.

19 July 2018

New hotline to combat illegal phoenixing activity

Small Business Commissioner David Eaton explains how the new phoenixing hotline is a step in the right direction to assist small business owners.

16 July 2018

End of financial year obligations for employers

If you employ staff, there are some key end of financial year obligations you will need to meet.

11 July 2018

Tax tips for home-based businesses

Running a home-based business provides a number of benefits, including a range of tax deductions that you could be eligible for.

11 July 2018

Taking care of WA businesses

Our SBDC team has been sharing their small business expertise as part of RTR FM’s ‘Taking Care of Business’ show.

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