A landmark decision means that you will be held liable for content posted on your social media pages, including content posted by third parties. Most of us accept that social media is here to stay and we need to use it as a way to promote our businesses, and that there are plenty of advantagesContinue Reading
Building strong, sustainable Business in the Northern Rivers.
We provide low cost one on one confidential business consulting and mentoring services. Our professional advisors
have extensive experience both running their own businesses and mentoring business owners. They are able to tailor their services to suit your specificbusiness needs, and are available to meet you at a BEC office or at your work premises. Our advisors have experience across many industries, and are able to assist you with any topics related to buying, growing or selling your business, including:♦ Marketing
♦ Creating a Business Plan
♦ Starting a new business
♦ Insurance, tax and legal requirements
♦ Business structures
♦ Financial planning and management
♦ Time management
♦ Online resources
And much more! Please contact our office today on 02 6622 1933 if you have any queries or require specific business assistance not listed above.
The Northern Rivers BEC also presents training workshops and networking opportunities, which have recently been restructured to make them more interactive, engaging and user-driven. Keep an eye on our events page for further information, or contact Jacqui Danielson if you have any queries.
Northern Rivers BEC Latest News & Information
If you have the right tools at hand, and an understanding of why trends in your business are important, the following tools will be useful for your business! 1. Xero to track Revenue Revenue and profit are the number one priorities for micro business owners. Xero enables you to store revenue data online, makingContinue Reading
As a business owner, it can be incredibly difficult to keep up with technological changes – they happen so fast, and you’re busy running your business! But if you can keep on top of technological changes to some extent, in can result in significant benefits to your business and greatly impact your bottom line. BelowContinue Reading
Re-assess Your Target Audience Are you targeting the right people? If not, adjust your target market. How Do You Want Them To See You? Have a brainstorming session where you list words or phrases which encapsulate how you would like to be seen by your customers. For example, a baby-products business may want toContinue Reading
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Northern Rivers Small Business Support Program
The services provided by the Northern Rivers Business Enterprise Centre are funded by the Australian Government through the Small Business Advisory Service (SBAS) Program.
The SBAS Program aims to maximise the growth potential, prosperity and sustainability of small businesses through enhanced access to information and advice on issues important to establishing, sustaining and/or growing a small business.
This program aims to achieve these objectives by improving the business and/or financial management skills of participating small businesses.
Small businesses can access a range of advisory services, such as but not limited to:♦ Business management skills
♦ Financial management skills
♦ Business planning
♦ Mentoring for small business
♦ Government regulation
Start Your Small Business Toolkit
- "Buy a Business" Checklist
- Business Plan
- Electronic Commerce
- Intellectual Property
- Market Research
- Marketing Plan
- Naming your Business
- New Business Checklist
- Our Thrive & Survive Program
- Record Keeping
- WorkCover changes 2012