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Small Business Resource Reference List

Overview

To assist local businesses here in Campbelltown, we have compiled a diverse set of resources from reputable sources, to help you with your small business. The resources cover five phases of owning and running a small business:

  1. Start
  2. Run
  3. Grow
  4. Improve
  5. Exit
Start a business

Are you thinking about starting a business? Below are some resources to help get you started on the journey of becoming a business owner.

 

 Starting a business Where can I access some free initial advice for starting a business? 
 Starting a business Is there a checklist I can go through when starting a business? 
 Business planning  What do I need before I write a business plan?
 Business planning How do I find out more about my target market?
 Business planning I need more help with market research 
 Business planning How do I write a business plan?
 Business planning I need more information about a business plan
 Business planning Business plan - template and guide
 Budgeting How do I do a budget? 
 Location Where should I run my business from? 
 Business structure What different business structures are there? 
 Business structure What business structure should I choose?
 Australian Business Number Am I entitled to get an Australian Business Number (ABN)?
 Australian Business Number How do I get an Australian Business Number (ABN)? 
 Goods and Services Tax (GST) What is GST?
 Goods and Services Tax (GST) How do I register for GST? 
 Records management How do I manage my business records? 
 Legal assistance How can I find a solicitor if I need one? 
 Accounting assistance How can I find an accountant? 
 Accounting assistance How can I find an accountant?
 Intellectual property What is intellectual property? 
 Intellectual property How do I protect my intellectual property? 
 Protecting my interests If I sell goods on credit, how can I protect my interests?
 Protecting my interests Personal Property Security Register (PPRS) resources
 Protecting my interests PPRS Industry Information Sheets
 Insurance I need more information about insurance
 Licenses Do I need a license to run my business? 
 Buying a business I want to buy an established business

 

Disclaimer: Please note that the information and referrals on this website are intended to be general in nature and are not personal financial product advice. Before acting on any information, you should consider seeking independent business advice.

Run a business

So you've started a business, but what else do you need to know about running a business?

 

Managing cashflow What are some basics about managing cashflow? 
 Invoicing How do I write an invoice?  
 Employees What do I need to know about employing staff?
 Employees Where can I get information about employing staff?  
 Taxation I need assistance from the Australian Tax Office (ATO)
 Overheads How can I manage overheads?  
 Glossary of financial terms I need help with all of the financial terms 
 Online marketing How can I market my business online?
 Compliance What obligations for compliance do I have? 
 Tax workshops I need to know more about how to do my tax correctly 
 Keeping up to date How do I keep my business name and company details up to date? 
 Cyber risk How can I protect my business from cyber risk?
 Working capital What is working capital?

 

Disclaimer: Please note that the information and referrals on this website is intended to be general in nature and is not personal financial product advice. Before acting on any information, you should consider seeking independent business advice.

Grow a business                        

Your business has started, but how do you grow and diversify it further?

 

Business networking Is there a local chamber of commerce in Campbelltown? 
 Business networking Is there a local business networking group in Campbelltown?
 Marketing I need help on planning to get more customers 
 Growing pains How do I avoid business growing pains?
 Small business courses I'd like to do some study about running a business
 Business grants Are there any grants available to help me grow my business? 
 Innovation How do I do something different in my business or industry? 
 Innovation How do I put together a strategy to be innovative? 
 Innovation Are there other resources to assist me to be innovative? 
 Planned growth How do I plan for further business growth?
 Goodwill What is goodwill?

 

Disclaimer: Please note that the information and referrals on this website is intended to be general in nature and is not personal financial product advice. Before acting on any information, you should consider seeking independent business advice.

Improve a business                                  

Help! What to do if you start to get into business difficulty.

 

Cash flow problems  What can I do if I can't pay my bills? 
Cash flow problems  What do I do when someone owes me money? 
 Cash flow problems Where can I get legal advice on debt issues? 
 Dispute resolution What if I get into a dispute with a client, another business or a government department? 
Legal advice  Where can I access free telephone and web services that provide legal information, referrals and possibly advice? 
Mediation  Who can help with mediating a dispute?

 

Disclaimer: Please note that the information and referrals on this website is intended to be general in nature and is not personal financial product advice. Before acting on any information, you should consider seeking independent business advice.

Exit a business                                     

What to do when it is time to exit your business.

 

Business sale  Who can assist me to sell my business? 
Business sale  How can I find a business broker? 
 Exit strategies What type of exit strategies are available to me? 
 Compliance What are the compliance issues to close a business? 
 Sell or close I'd like to see some short videos on the journey of selling or closing my business 
 Business valuation What's my business worth? 
 Insolvency  What is insolvency?
 Insolvency  What are the implications for me as a director if my company is insolvent?

 

Disclaimer: Please note that the information and referrals on this website is intended to be general in nature and is not personal financial product advice. Before acting on any information, you should consider seeking independent business advice.

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