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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.
03 March 2020

Supporting women in small business

Working towards #GenerationEquality is the theme of International Women’s Day, which is on 8 March 2020.

03 March 2020

Our blog among the best

Our blog has maintained its number four position in Feedspot’s Australia’s Top 10 Small Business blogs in 2020.

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.

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.

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