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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.
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.

20 March 2019

6 tips to handle job applications

Unsure of where to start when recruiting staff and managing applications? We’ve put together six key tips to help you handle the process effectively and efficiently.

18 March 2019

The difference between a contractor and an employee

Do you know the difference between what the Australian Taxation Office considers an employee and a contractor?

13 March 2019

4 tough conversations worth having in business

There are times when you’ll need to have a difficult conversation with suppliers, clients or your family. Here are some tips to help you through these situations.

12 March 2019

What small business owners are expecting in 2019

The results of our annual Business Expectations survey showed that business owners are more optimistic about the economy compared to 12 months ago.

11 March 2019

The benefits of good record keeping

Keeping accurate financial records can help you monitor the health of your business and spot any potential issues sooner.

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.

28 February 2019

Amnesty for businesses with unpaid superannuation

Behind on super payments to your employees? The ATO's proposed amnesty on unpaid superannuation will allow you to catch up on these payments without penalty.

27 February 2019

Get it in writing to save time, money and stress

Sometimes the simplest business tips are the most important pieces of advice you can adopt, and that’s definitely the case when it comes to ‘get it in writing’.

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