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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.
08 November 2019

The Shire of Ashburton is small business friendly

The Shire of Ashburton is the latest local government to sign our Small Business Friendly charter. If you’re a business owner in the area find out what this means for you.

06 November 2019

Essential security tips for retailers

Reduce the risk of your business being stung by a scam or shoplifters by following these security tips.

05 November 2019

How to take a holiday from your business

Does taking a break feel like mission impossible? Here are some ideas to help you plan some time off without it impacting on your business.

04 November 2019

Extended Christmas trade and your lease

Wondering how extended Christmas trading hours may impact on the operating expenses covered in your lease? Here’s what you need to know.

31 October 2019

Get your business online (and generating sales)

Do you want to promote your business online but find it hard to know where to focus your attention? Here are our recommendations.

30 October 2019

New laws around single pricing

Are you aware of the new laws regarding single pricing when selling goods and services? With these changes now in effect, find out what they mean for your business, particularly if you sell online.

29 October 2019

6 simple ways to make your shopfront stand out

Your shopfront is often the first impression you get to make to a potential customer. Here are some tips to make that first impression a good one.

25 October 2019

Fremantle officially becomes small business friendly

The City of Fremantle is the latest local government to join our Small Business Friendly initiative. If you’re a business owner in Freo find out what this means for you.

25 October 2019

Make a small change to help small businesses in WA

We’re encouraging West Australians to give the small business sector a boost by making a small change to their purchasing habits.

23 October 2019

What to do if you're an unsecured creditor

Many small business owners may not realise they are an unsecured creditor. Find out more about what it is and how you can protect yourself when businesses owe you money.

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