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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.
30 October 2020

Latest developments on coronavirus restrictions - 30 October

Details of the phased lifting of coronavirus restrictions according to the WA Roadmap (as at 30 October 2020).

29 October 2020

Claiming tax deductions on client gifts

Planning to give gifts to your clients for Christmas? Here is a rundown on what you can and can’t claim back as a deduction at tax time.

28 October 2020

How to apply the lessons learned from COVID-19

Find out how you can apply changes in business and consumer behaviour prompted by COVID-19 to give your business a boost during the festive season.

26 October 2020

Hiring Christmas casuals

If you’re planning to take on casual staff during the busy Christmas and New Year period, there are a few key things you need to know.

21 October 2020

4 early warning signs your business may be in trouble (and what you can do about it)

Being aware of the early warning signs that your business may be in trouble will provide you with the best opportunity to take action and turn things around.

20 October 2020

Land Tax Assistance for Landlords (program guidelines)

The Land Tax Assistance for Landlords program helps compensate landlords who support small business tenants who have been financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic - read our FAQs (as at 20 October 2020).

19 October 2020

Extended Christmas trading hours

Extended trading hours for the lead up to Christmas and New Year’s Day have recently been announced by the State Government.

19 October 2020

COVID Safety Plans for business

New COVID Safety Plans have been released for WA businesses to reopen as part of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Find out how to comply (as at 19 October 2020).

13 October 2020

7 key questions to improve your profitability

What are the 7 questions you must ask to improve your profitability? We spoke to financial management and business consultant, Shelley Walsh.

09 October 2020

What the 2020-21 State Budget means for small business

Read our summary of what’s been included in the 2020-21 State Budget for small business owners.

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