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Running a small business

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

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

There are important updates about COVID-19 (coronavirus) for NSW businesses, workplaces and staff.

Read the full information for businesses and employees

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 or closing your business

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

Recovery support

Dine & Discover NSW

Learn about Dine & Discover vouchers and how your business can register to participate. Scheme extended until 31 August 2021.

Buy Regional

Find out about the market opportunities Buy Regional can offer your business.

Financial help for COVID-19 affected businesses

If your business has been affected by COVID-19 you may be eligible for assistance.

Get personalised business guidance

Free, personalised support for your business

Speak with a Business Concierge to get the information you need about the support available to your business and relevant regulatory requirements for your industry.
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Independent, tailored advice to help you run your business

Business Connect provides practical business advice and skills training from independent advisors who have run their own business.
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Events and online resources to help you run your business

Get practical tips, insights and skills training on a range of business topics from business advisors and industry experts.
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Renee Lindley, business owner of Wren Store and Styling

See how Business Connect helped these businesses

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

Business Connect success stories


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