TSBI Links will provide access to a broad range of services and support organisations. In addition we will provide links to training and education opportunities, networking events, and businesses that can help you to succeed.
www.business.vic.gov.auis a comprehensive online resource designed for small businesses to help start, run and grow your business. The information available is extensive; the following are the most common requests:Starting or buying a business
Choose and register your business name
Type of business
Buy an existing business or start a franchise
www.business.vic.gov.au/starthttp://www.sba.ato.gov.au/ Small Business Assist is a new search and assist page from the Australian Tax Office.Have you got a business-related question? Small Business Assist allows you to interact with us quickly and easily online to help you save time and money.Type in your question and Small business assist quickly finds the right information from a range of websites.Small business assist will be progressively updated to include more tailored information and services including the ability to book a call or have an online chat with the ATO.
Starting a business – step by step guide
Are you ready to start, how to register a business, tax basics, commercialising a good idea, planning/building permits, franchising and solving disputes.
http://www.business.vic.gov.au/operating-a-business/how-to-startFinding the right licences
Use the Registration and Licence Finder to find all the licences you will need.
www.business.vic.gov.au/licencesManaging and growing your business
In this section you’ll find a series of small business video interviews, articles and case studies.
www.business.vic.gov.au/tipsBusiness and Marketing Plan
Find and download a range of free Business and Marketing tools including business plans, marketing strategies, financial guides and success stories. Over 80 information sheets and booklets on a variety of small business management subjects are available.
Links to financial planning tools and calculators such as book keeping and cash flow basics, debtor and credit management, profit analysis and calculating your break-even point.
www.business.vic.gov.au/financesBusiness Loan Finder
Compare loan options and connect to the lenders.
www.business.vic.gov.au/loanfinderEmploying and managing people
Tools to help with recruiting, staff planning, long service leave, record keeping, fair dismissal and more.
www.business.vic.gov.au/employFind an Advisor
Find expert advice for you business. Search the Find an Advisor database to find an accountant, book-keeper, lawyer, marketing consultant and /or mentor for your business.
Information about solving a dispute, complaint or problem.
www.business.vic.gov.au/disputesPlanning a business website
A template to make sure you develop a business website that attracts customers and is user-friendly.
Frequently asked questions on a range of business topics with a facility to ask your own questions.
www.business.vic.gov.au/faqsBusiness Plans and checklists
A library of tools from various sources to assist with business planning and marketing planning.