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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.
26 February 2020

Small business 2020 expectations

Each year we ask small business owners what they expect for the forthcoming year. Here's what they had to say.

25 February 2020

Taking care of business continues on RTRFM in 2020

Tune into RTRFM’s ‘Taking Care of Business’ program to hear up to date small business advice from the SBDC team.

21 February 2020

Things to know when starting a food truck business

Food trucks have become a popular feature at many outdoor events. What do you need to know before starting a food truck business?

18 February 2020

4 tools for paying staff correctly

Pay rates and employer obligations can vary depending on which industrial relations system applies to your business. Find out about four free tools that can help you pay staff correctly.

14 February 2020

Who can you turn to when you’re the boss?

When you are the one that everyone turns to for the answers, who can you turn to?

13 February 2020

Is it a hobby or a business?

When you first develop an idea you may decide to test it as a hobby but it’s important for tax purposes to know when an activity becomes a business

11 February 2020

7 ways to make your business greener

Reducing your environmental impact might be easier than you think. We share seven steps you can take to green your small business.

10 February 2020

Tips for hiring your first employee

Hiring your first employee is a big step – and an exciting one. Here are our tips on what you need to know before taking on your first employee.

31 January 2020

Working with family

Family businesses make up a significant amount of businesses in Australia, but extra care is needed when working with family members.

28 January 2020

How to win government contracts and tenders

The government sector can be a lucrative source of tenders and contracts for small business. Find out how to put your best foot forward when applying for government tenders.

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