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01 July 2020

Changes that may affect your business from 1 July 2020

A new minimum wage and changes to penalty rates are two of the changes being introduced from 1 July 2020 which may affect your business.

30 June 2020

Online workshop schedule

Find out more about our free online business workshops and see our upcoming dates.

29 June 2020

Grants for WA tourism and regional businesses (as at 29 June)

The Western Australian Government has announced a grant scheme to support the state’s tourism business sector, which has been severely impacted by COVID-19.

29 June 2020

Boost your business by blogging

Discover how to boost your voice as an industry authority and convert customers by publishing quality blogs.

26 June 2020

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.

26 June 2020

Land Tax Assistance for Landlords (program guidelines)

The Land Tax Assistance for Landlords program helps compensate landlords who support small business tenants who have been financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic - read our FAQs (as at 26 June 2020).

24 June 2020

The 2 things every food business premises needs

If you’re setting up or buying a food-based business, there are two key features to look out for when leasing your business premises.

22 June 2020

FAQs: COVID-19 commercial tenancy changes

We break down the new commercial tenancy legislative changes and code of conduct (as at 22 June 2020).

22 June 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 22 June 2020).

22 June 2020

Latest developments on coronavirus restrictions - 22 June

Details of the phased lifting of coronavirus restrictions according to the WA Roadmap (as at 22 June 2020).

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