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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.
18 November 2020

Open for business on a public holiday?

As a small business owner it is important to make sure that if you are open for business on a public holiday and long weekend that you are prepared.

16 November 2020

Managing refunds and replacements

Having a clear refund and returns process can help you avoid being overwhelmed after the busy Christmas sales period. Here are some tips to help you get started.

12 November 2020

Latest developments on coronavirus restrictions - 12 November

Details of the phased lifting of coronavirus restrictions according to the WA Roadmap (as at 12 November 2020).

12 November 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.

10 November 2020

Essential security tips for retailers

Reduce the risk of your business being stung by a scam or shoplifters by following these security tips.

10 November 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 10 November 2020).

09 November 2020

Managing your overheads when payments are late

Managing the impact of late payments on your ability to pay your business overheads is essential to protect the health of your finances.

06 November 2020

Extended Christmas trade and your lease

Wondering how extended Christmas trading hours may impact on the operating expenses covered in your lease? Here’s what you need to know.

04 November 2020

What to include in your cancellation policy

Having a written cancellation policy is a must for businesses that offer services, to protect your business and stay on the right side of the law.

02 November 2020

Easy tips to increase your sales

Discover a range of quick and easy sales techniques that can help you attract more shoppers and increase your sales.

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