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When you're just starting out in business, there's a lot to think (and worry) about.
From planning, financing, legal and marketing, to general management, exporting and human resourcing, starting a business can seem overwhelming.
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Running a business can be challenging.
Not only do you have to operate the business day-to-day, but you also may need to service existing customers or clients, manage employees and look at how you to achieve economies of scale, reduce costs, service other markets, overtake potential competitors and increase profits.
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$14.7 million to boost agri skills
The NSW Government is working with peak grain and cotton industry bodies to provide $14.7 million worth of subsidised training over three years to help the NSW agri-sector attract new workers and retain and upskill existing workers.
Creating jobs for people with disability
One year after launching the Disability Action Plan, the NSW Department of Industry is celebrating the success of its social procurement program.
New strategy embraces innovation
The NSW Government launched its new Innovation Strategy on Wednesday 30 November 2016 which is aimed at fostering a culture of new ideas and innovation throughout NSW.
EOIs open for delivery of Western Sydney and Illawarra Refugee Employment Support Program
Training Services NSW is calling for Expressions of Interest from non-government organisations for the delivery of an outcomes-focused Refugee Employment Support Program to assist refugees and asylum seekers in Western Sydney and the Illawarra find sustainable and meaningful employment.
Start a business workshop - Newcastle
Thinking of starting your own business and not sure where to begin? The start a business workshop will provide all the essential information to start your business
Keeping the cash flow workshop
A program to help you effectively manage your cash flow
Improve customer service workshop
Good customer service is all about bringing customers back
Start a business workshop - Blacktown
This workshop will cover the steps required to establish a small business