It’s a small business owner’s dream as everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to run your business better is at your fingerprints at Willoughby City Council’s next community information seminar – 6.30pm on 25 November in the Council Chambers, 31 Victor Street, Chatswood.
Three free practical presentations will detail how to make the most of government support, how to get help to understand cash flow and develop a business plan and what Willoughby Council is doing to support local businesses.
Anthony D’Cuz from Service NSW will discuss how the award-winning Easy to Do Business program can assist your small businesses. The presentation will include details of how to access services including help with licenses and permits, how to register a business, introductions to advisory networks and advice on how to structure your business. He will also talk about the role Willoughby Council plays in the program and show videos of businesses that have used this service.
The evening will continue with a presentation about the Department of Industry’s Business Connect service. Willoughby local Garry Lloyd from the Department of Industry NSW will explain how the advisory service can help you run your small business by providing you with an understanding of cash flows, working capital management, developing a business plan, digital media strategy and more.
The fascinating evening will also feature a presentation by Willoughby City Council about how Council is supporting economic growth and enabling businesses in our area through improvements to streetscapes, the Better Business Partnership, festivals and events and the scoping of a creative hub.
A video of each presentation will be available to download from Council’s website for those who are unable to attend. Introduced this year the monthly community information seminars feature valuable speakers and information to keep you informed. To receive updates sign up to Council’s e-newsletter or visit www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au.