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16 September 2019

How to evaluate a potential business partner

Starting a business with a friend or relative may seem like a great idea, but there are a number factors to consider before entering into a business partnership.

29 August 2019

How to calculate your hourly rate

Finding it hard to work out how much you should be charging per hour for your services? We’ve put together three key tips to help you.

22 August 2019

3 tips to avoid underquoting

Underquoting - it’s a situation that many business owners have been in. Here are our tips to help you avoid making this common mistake.

18 July 2019

A beginner’s guide to logo design

Whether you decide to hire a professional graphic designer or try out your own logo design, here are some tips to help you end up a logo you can be proud to unveil.

01 July 2019

5 business goals for a happy new financial year

The beginning of the new financial year is the perfect time to set goals for your business. We’ve put together this list to help you get started.

07 May 2019

What’s trending in small business?

Find out which business areas are trending upwards, which are on the decline and what’s happened to the top growth industries over the past 12 months.

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.

07 March 2019

The easy way to finding the right business licences

If you’re starting a business or planning changes to the way you operate, our Business Licence Finder makes it easy to find all the licensing and permit requirements you’ll need to meet.

05 March 2019

Free business research and industry reports

Research forms an important part of starting your business. At the SBDC we can provide you with free access to a range of industry and benchmarking data.

22 January 2019

How to know if your business idea will work

We’ve all been there at some point: unhappy in the workplace and looking for a career change or just want to make a go of it on your own – starting a new business is a big deal.

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