Business basics - frequently asked questions
What is a company?
A company is a type of business structure that is a separate legal entity from its owners.
Start a small business
Key topics and the relevant government agencies small businesses can contact for assistance.
What is a business partnership?
A partnership is a legal relationship of two or more (up to 20) people who together operate a business.
What is a sole trader?
A sole trader is the simplest business structure available to someone wanting to set up a business.
What is a trust?
A trust is a business structure that doesn’t have an owner or owners in the traditional sense.
Role of government
Information on different levels of government to help small businesses operate lawfully and successfully.
Buying a franchise - what to consider
Thinking of buying a franchise? There are some issues to consider when buying.
Grow your business
Information for small businesses to take their business to next stage of growth.
Permitted use - what it means
Information for small business owners on permitted use in retail leases.
Reaching customers online
Information on how small businesses can increase their online presence.