Growing your business in the City of Cockburn? We offer a range of support and training opportunities tailored to help you navigate the complexities of expansion. Our partnership with the Small Business Development Commission and Business Foundations ensures that you have access to the resources and guidance you need.
Business Advisory Program
Independent business advice and mentoring can help steer your business as you grow. We understand that it can be hard to get perspective on your next step, which is why we have partnered with Business Foundations as part of their Federally fundd Digital Solutions Program, to provide up to four hours of mentoring and advisory services.
The mentoring support provides up to four hours of customised one-on-one support to with a specialist digital advisor following completion of an initial Digital Action Plan to establish the needs in your business.
Areas of support
- Digitaising your business
- Using small business software
- Online security and data privacy
- Websites and online selling
- Social media and digital marketing
Sessions can be conducted online or by phone.
To qualify, you must have an ABN, own a small business in the City of Cockburn and employ fewer than 20 employees.
Apply for Business Mentoring by emailing our Business Engagement Officer at [email protected]
. In your email please provide your the following details:
- Your ABN
- Your business address including postcode
- A sentence telling us what your business does and why you want to receive Business Mentoring.
SBDC resources and workshops
The Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) is a valuable source of information and assistance for growing your business.
Find out about:
Visit SBDC website
- The “Growing Your Business” workshop
- Templates, tools, and guides
- Importing and exporting
- Grants, and more.
Approvals, licences and permits
Growing your business often involves making physical changes to your premises or even moving to a new location. These changes might require building permits, licences, or planning approval.
Navigating these requirements might seem daunting, but don't worry, we're here to help. Contact us to discuss your business growth plans and we’ll assist you with every step of the process.
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