Find out more about business licences and permits and access our free online Business Licence Finder to get a list of the licences, permits and registrations you need for your business.
Starting a new business is exciting, however there are a few things you need to do before starting to trade. While there is no single place to ‘register’ your business, by following the essential steps in this guide you will have your new business up and running.
Discover the key factors to consider when buying an established business - such as identifying the right business, key factors to analyse as part of the due diligence process and how to make an offer.
Selecting the right location and premises for your business is a critical decision. Find out more about what you need to consider if you're locating your business from home, buying or leasing business premises, or using a mobile van, co-working space, incubator, market stall or pop-up shop.
An overview of the seven steps to follow if you would like to start a 'side hustle' business.
Find out more about the wide range of services provided by the SBDC to support the small business sector in Western Australia.
An overview of our Approvals Program that champions regulatory reform by working with local governments to streamline the process of obtaining local business licences and permits.
Find out more about the SBDC's free advisory service, the areas we can help you with and how to contact us.
An overview of the work we do at the SBDC. This includes a summary of our services, advocating for small business and our Small Business Friendly initiatives.
Practical tips to help you find the right financial lender to fund your business.