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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.
25 October 2021

Persistence pays off: Hammer Tech

Jarrod Whitbourne has learned that persistence and preparation are the key to small business success at Hammer Tech

20 October 2021

FAQs: Workplace information about the COVID-19 vaccine

If you employ staff in your business, you may be wondering about your and your employees’ rights and responsibilities in relation to the vaccine. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs).

18 October 2021

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.

18 October 2021

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.

14 October 2021

Healthy hacks for business success: Choose Healthy

We spoke to start up health and wellness coach Fiona about how she is managing to build her business while holding down a separate job.

11 October 2021

Journey out of disruption: Viaje Coffee

Viaje Coffee owners Hugh Nguyen and Wayne Kang joined the SBDC PIVOT program to build their business resilience.

08 October 2021

How we helped businesses to PIVOT

The SBDC’s PIVOT program helped nearly 500 small businesses change their mindset and overcome challenges in 2020.

28 September 2021

Making a personal development plan

Learn why creating a personal development plan is important, and which skills you should focus on developing as a business owner.

23 September 2021

How to calculate your hourly rate

Finding it hard to work out how much you should be charging per hour for your services? We’ve put together three key tips to help you.

20 September 2021

Why business owners need to embrace lifelong learning

Business owners who constantly learn new skills will be the ones who adapt best in a changing environment

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