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19 March 2020

Small business support in challenging times

The rapidly unfolding coronavirus pandemic is creating unprecedented disruption and concern for small businesses across WA. Here is what we are doing.

14 February 2020

Who can you turn to when you’re the boss?

When you are the one that everyone turns to for the answers, who can you turn to?

01 October 2019

Justice should not be just for big business

Further changes to unfair contract laws are hopefully around the corner for small business owners.

12 August 2019

It pays to keep on top of wages

Accessing the free advisory services available from state and federal governments can help small business owners avoid the costly mistakes others have made when it comes to wages and underpayments.

10 June 2019

A lottery win for small businesses

The Western Australian Government has announced a suite of initiatives to help newsagents and lottery retailers, including an increase in the commissions they receive for selling Lotterywest products.

03 April 2019

A fair go for franchisees

The SBDC welcomes suggested reforms in franchising.

17 October 2018

Combating illegal phoenix activity

National campaign targets illegal phoenix activity: business registers to be modernised and Director Identification Numbers introduced.

19 September 2018

Small business and Single Touch Payroll

I am pleased to see that the ATO has recognised the potential impact of the STP initiative on small and micro businesses; and are considering extending the transition period, as well as, including alternate reporting mechanisms.

31 August 2018

Stirling's initiatives to support small business

I recently attended the City of Stirling’s Mayoral Business Breakfast held at the City’s Reception Hall.

23 August 2018

Initiative eases pain of construction works

The SBDC has worked with government agencies to encourage adoption of best practices that minimise construction impacts on small businesses.

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