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How to get your business through tough times

If your business is experiencing tough times or challenges that you don’t know how to overcome, we have a range of support services and information that can help see you through to the other side.

Free business advisory service

You can get free and confidential business advice via our small business advisory service. Our experienced advisers are here in Western Australia and have first-hand experience in running small businesses in the State.

If you’re looking for advice or ideas to boost your business or to get through troubled times, our team of business advisers, including tax and commercial tenancy specialists, are just a call or email away.

Learn more about our free business advisory service and how we can help you.

Help to resolve business disputes

The biggest cost of resolving a dispute is often the time you spend dealing with the issue, instead of running your business. There’s also the financial cost in situations where you haven’t been paid for the goods and services you have provided. We have a range of free information and templates that can help you, including:

If you’re finding it difficult to resolve business disputes on your own, our alternative dispute resolution service provides an easy-to-access and affordable means by which you can resolve disputes quickly and get back to running your business sooner.

Look after yourself

Prioritising your health and wellbeing is just as important as tending to your business. The toll that stress and anxiety takes on you can have an impact on your ability to run your business and on your relationships with suppliers and employees.

Being a business owner is never without its challenges. If you’re aware of the warning signs and the services that are available to support you personally as well as your business, you can take stock of how you’re doing and effectively manage any difficult situations you’re facing.

If you need a hand, either personally or for your business, we’ve put together a rundown of how to manage stress and anxiety and who you can turn to for support.

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