Running a small business

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

Find information about the types of taxes and duties businesses pay to the NSW Government including transfer duty and payroll tax.
Protect your business and your customers by getting the right type of insurance.
Fair Trading NSW has information about Australian Consumer Law for your business.
What to consider when looking for the right place for your business to operate.
SafeWork is NSW's workplace health and safety regulator, offering programs and support to help prevent injuries at work.
Learn how to create a mentally healthy workplace, your rights and obligations, and the free training and resources available.
Learn about the ways you can expand your business, from innovative product development to supplying to government and other businesses.
Find out how to tender for NSW Government contracts and local government opportunities.
Careful planning will help you with the transition out of your business.


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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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Business Connect provides practical business advice and skills training from independent advisors who have run their own business.
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Get practical tips, insights and skills training on a range of business topics from business advisors and industry experts.

Renee Lindley, business owner of Wren Store and Styling

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