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NewAccess – Support for small business owners

We know that small business owners are often under enormous pressure which can affect your mental health.

If you aren’t sleeping, struggling to concentrate, or are just feeling overwhelmed by day-to-day challenges, Beyond Blue has developed NewAccess for Small Business Owners, a free and confidential mental health coaching program available via phone and video. No doctor’s referral is required.

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Planning and registrations

FIND HELP TO PLAN YOUR BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

Do you have a business plan? Whether you’re just starting out or looking to expand your business, developing a formal business plan can help you understand what you need to do to achieve your goals.

There are templates and guides to help you write a business plan.

FIND A BUSINESS PLAN TEMPLATE HERE

It's important to plan for the future, and consider what will happen with your business when you decide to move on.  Having a succession plan in place can help you maximise the value of your business when you do decide to leave.

SUCCESSION PLANNING AND TEMPLATE

Find out what registrations, licences and permits you need to run your business now and into the future.

VISIT BUSINESS.GOV.AU FOR ADVICE ON REGISTRATIONS, LICENCES AND PERMITS

ONLINE ADVICE AND EXPERTISE

Learn how to make the most of industry associations and networks from small business owner Rebecca Carmichael and Peter Strong, CEO of the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia. Brought to you by Everymind and available on Soundcloud.

LISTEN TO REBECCA AND PETER HERE

Learn about managing disputes from small business owner Melissa Horvat and former Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell. Brought to you by Everymind and available on Soundcloud.

LISTEN TO MELISSA AND KATE HERE

Flying Solo's podcasts provide advice to people looking to grow or start a small business, on a range of topics from managing relationships to going digital. They can be found through Apple and Android podcasting apps, as well as directly on Soundcloud.

FIND THE FLYING SOLO SMALL BUSINESS LIFESTYLE PODCAST SHOW HERE