Running a small business

Learn about business compliance, obligations and regulations in NSW, and explore opportunities to grow your business.

New NSW Small Business Strategy launched

The NSW Small Business Strategy 2023-26 has been created to support small businesses to increase profits, employ more people, break down barriers and overcome future challenges.

NSW Small Business Strategy 2023-26

Business taxes

Find information about the types of taxes and duties businesses pay to the NSW Government including transfer duty and payroll tax.

Business insurance

Protect your business and your customers by getting the right type of insurance.

Dealing with customers

Fair Trading NSW has information about Australian Consumer Law for your business.

Leasing premises

What to consider when looking for the right place for your business to operate.

Make your workplace safe

SafeWork is NSW's workplace health and safety regulator, offering programs and support to help prevent injuries at work.

Mentally healthy workplaces

Learn how to create a mentally healthy workplace, your rights and obligations, and the free training and resources available.

Grow your business

Learn about the ways you can expand your business, from innovative product development to supplying to government and other businesses.

Selling to NSW Government

Find out how to tender for NSW Government contracts and local government opportunities.

Selling or closing your business

Careful planning will help you with the transition out of your business.

Get personalised business guidance

a call centre agent wearing a headset at a workplace

Free, personalised support for your business

Speak with a Service NSW Business Concierge to get the information you need about the support available to your business and relevant regulatory requirements for your industry.

Business owner in his cafe

Independent, tailored advice to help you run your business

Service NSW Business Connect provides practical business advice and skills training from independent advisors who have run their own business.

Renee Lindley, business owner of Wren Store and Styling

See how Service NSW Business Connect helped these businesses

Watch real-life stories of how NSW businesses got expert help running their business from Service NSW Business Connect.

Service NSW Business Connect success stories

Top of page