2020/21 – Changes that may affect your business

Economic Development Officer - City of Armadale - City of Armadale

The Small Business Development Corporation regularly creates blogs on important issues for WA small businesses. Their most recent blog highlights the changes that have come into effect from 1 July 2020. These changes include: New minimum wage for businesses operating under the federal industrial relations system and the WA state industrial relations system. Last round…

Keeping your tax and expenses in check whilst self-employed

Contracting or freelancing requires you to wear a lot of hats. Relationship-building, keeping track of your time, marketing your skills and actually doing the work. But one of your priorities should also be establishing how you handle your money and setting the groundwork for good habits. Understand your deductions Before you start, it’s essential to…

Did you know you can speak to a business advisor for free through SBDC?

Economic Development Officer - City of Armadale - City of Armadale

The Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) are focusing their efforts to help business manoeuvre through this current unfamiliar environment. You may have many questions like ‘what government financial support is there for me?’, ‘how do I move my services online?’, ‘what rights do my employees have at the moment?’. A great place to start when…