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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.
21 December 2020

JobKeeper and JobSeeker: new phase details

The Australian Government has announced an extension of and changes to the JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments designed to support businesses and individuals through the COVID-19 crisis (as at 21 December 2020).

16 December 2020

New reports show positive signs as 2020 ends

On a national and local front, there are strong signs of economic and business recovery as we head towards the end of a challenging year.

14 December 2020

Kick off the New Year with your best foot forward

It's a great time to take stock of what you have achieved during the past 12 months and set your business goals for the New Year.

11 December 2020

How to manage risks in your business

To help you avoid or limit damage from a disaster, we have created a business continuity plan template that's suitable for any type of business.

09 December 2020

The recipe to success for a food-based business

Keen to use your culinary skills as part of a new business or side gig? Here are our top tips to help you find the recipe for success.

07 December 2020

Borrowing from family to start your business?

Should you borrow money from your family? Questions to ask yourself before getting loved ones involved.

07 December 2020

JobMaker Hiring Credit - what it is and who can apply

The Australian Government has announced the JobMaker Hiring Credit to encourage businesses to hire young people for new positions. Here’s what you need to know.

03 December 2020

The benefits of entering business awards

Have you ever thought about entering a business award? We spoke to multi award-winning business owner, Ryan Mossny, about the benefits and tips for success.

01 December 2020

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.

27 November 2020

Tap into the WA Pipeline of Work

There will be a greater opportunity for small and local businesses to tender for government work as part of the state’s new Pipeline of Work.

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