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Getting Started in Your New Business

Getting Started in Your New Business

Fri Aug 06, 2021

Getting Started in Your New Business

Time Fri Aug 06 2021 at 08:00 am to 10:30 am

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Max Webber Library Function Centre, Flushcombe Rd & Alpha St, Blacktown, Australia

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AUD 25

Getting Started in Your New Business, 6 August | Event in Blacktown | Getting Started in Your New Business
Learn the key success factors to help your new business succeed in a competitive business environment.

About this Event

Starting and running a new business can be tough. The great news is, the earlier you get in with the right planning, know-how and advice, you can significantly improve your chances of business success.

At the Getting Started in Your New Business workshop learn what you need to start considering now and what you can do to help your business grow to the next level. You’ll also gain an understanding of the common mistakes that can take a new business down, and how to avoid them.

What you will learn at this workshop
  • What is your business idea? How do you critically evaluate it? (Resource kit provided)
  • Which business structure is best for you? The advantages and pitfalls of being a sole trader, company, trust or partnership.
  • Choosing, finding, securing and protecting your business name and other intellectual property
  • Funding your business. What are your options?
  • How to find an accountant to suit you and your business
  • ABNs, GST & BAS. Requirements and obligations explained.
  • Mentors and business advisers. Understanding their value, and how they can help.
  • How to develop a simple business plan for your stage of business
  • Setting a budget for revenue and expenses

This is a great workshop to meet other new business owners of the Blacktown area and share ideas.

Book today. Seats are limited.

Please note: If language is a barrier for you getting the most out of this event and you would like to bring along your own interpreter or translator, please send an email to aW5mbyB8IHJhcHBvcnRsZWFkZXJzaGlwICEgY29tICEgYXU= to find out how to arrange a ticket for them. Tickets for interpreters and translators are offered free of charge when coming along with a paying attendee but are subject to seat availability so please do contact us as soon as possible. (Interpreters and translators will not be allowed to attend without a pre-arranged ticket.)

Who this workshop is for

Anyone in business for less than two years in the Blacktown area, and those contemplating starting a new business.

About the presenters

Jeremy Carter is the CEO of Rapport Leadership International in Australia. Jeremy started his career as a computer engineer and worked his way up to being the Oceania Managing Director of international technology company, National Instruments. In the subsequent two years, he increased revenue by 62% without increasing headcount.

Since leaving the corporate world, he has worked for fourteen years as a leading business and executive coach, winning numerous awards and recognition for both himself and his clients, including finalist for Outstanding Business Leader at the 2019 & 2020 Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence.

Special guest presenters

Joy Ford is the Principal of Beyond Taxation, a CPA accounting practice based in Western Sydney that specialises in supporting SME business owners with bookkeeping, accounting and advisory services.

Sheila Cabacungan is the Principal Financial Planner and owner of Wealth Forum. She is a qualified Certified Financial Planner under the Financial Planning Association of Australia, a Self-Managed Super Fund Specialist Adviser under the SMSF Association and Registered Tax (Financial Services) Agent with over 20 years of experience in helping clients build, protect and manage their money. As a Western Sydney local, Sheila understands the needs of local family and small business owners and has made it her commitment to educate them on what they can do to make the most of their hard-earned income so they have a more secure financial future.

Other information

The Business Success Program is a series of business education workshops for small businesses and community groups in the greater Blacktown area, and is an initiative of Blacktown City Council in partnership with CGU Insurance and Rapport Leadership International.

For further information about this event, send email to: aW5mbyB8IHJhcHBvcnRsZWFkZXJzaGlwICEgY29tICEgYXU=.

We look forward to meeting you and being of service.

Please note: The delivery of this workshop as an in-person event and attendance numbers are subject to any COVID-19 regulation changes.

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Fri Aug 06 2021 at 08:00 am to 10:30 am
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