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   Starting A Business

Check List   Checklist for Starting a Home-Based Business
Get your home-business off the ground with our comprehensive checklist for starting...More
Fact Sheet   The Pros and Cons of Trusts
A discussion on the basic definition of the trust structure of business...More
Check List   Choosing the Right Business
Don't buy a hospitality business if you have no experience in dealing...More
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   Legal Considerations

Fact Sheet   Companies - The Pros and Cons
In many ways a company is similar to a sole trader or...More
Fact Sheet   Understanding Partnerships
Partners are joint owners of a business. They have the same goals...More
Fact Sheet   Protecting Ideas and Products
If you go to all the effort of developing a product, you...More
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   Managing Your Finances

Fact Sheet   Superannuation SMSF
There is no guarantee that investments by a superannuation fund will produce...More
Fact Sheet   Price Right? Profit Right?
How do businesses determine their prices? Do you follow your competitors? Or...More
Fact Sheet   Why Profitable Businesses Can Go Bust!
Cash is more often than not the reason why so many businesses...More
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   Business Premises

Fact Sheet   Business Leases
Leasing a premises for your place of business, whether it’s office space,...More
Video   Choosing a Location for your Business
Issues to consider when deciding where to locate your business....More
Fact Sheet   Insurance for Businesses
Insurance is a crucial element to any business. This factsheet outlines key...More
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   Technology & Communications

Check List   IT Checklist for a Small Business
Information Technology (IT) can be a real headache for small business. Here...More
Fact Sheet   Your 2008 Internet Plan
Using the Internet in your business can be daunting, because there are...More
Fact Sheet   Staying Fresh On The Web
Some organisations develop and build a website and think their work on...More
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   Office Supplies & Services

Fact Sheet   Is VoIP the SME's Friend or Foe?
With the emergence of business grade, open source VoIP, business telephony is...More
Fact Sheet   IT Requirements for Small Business
When starting up a new business it can be difficult to know...More
Check List   IT Checklist for a Small Business
Information Technology (IT) can be a real headache for small business. Here...More
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   Marketing & Sales

Video   e-Newsletters - Benefits & Tips
How to make e-Newsletters work for you....More
Fact Sheet   boost your sales NOW
Networking - some of us love it and some of us hate...More
Fact Sheet   Introduction to writing for the web
Three things writers know, and most people don't...More
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   People & Training

Fact Sheet   Tips on Small Business Leadership
Entrepreneurial leadership is a critical element in the success of the business....More
Fact Sheet   Tips To Help You Communicate Change
Communicating change must start at the top, and should revolve around a...More
Video   Motivating Your Sales Force
Techniques that will get your sales force moving....More
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   Selling a Business

Check List   5 Steps to Planning a Successful Business Exit
The key to any successful business exit is planning. It must begin...More
Fact Sheet   Will Your Small Business Have a Happy Ending ?
Have you considered the impact your death, disability, retirement, or even divorce...More
Check List   How to Prepare Your Business For Sale
Read our checklist outlining steps you can take to maximise the sale...More
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   Managing for Growth

Fact Sheet   Important Business Obligations
This factsheet outlines important obligations new businesses must take into account. Topics...More
Fact Sheet   Turnkey Business Operations : How to Create Them
A "turnkey" business is one that can operate like a well-oiled machine,...More
Check List   10 Tips For a Better Website
There are some things that need to be included in every website....More
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   Franchising & Business Opportunities

Fact Sheet   Franchising - A Definition
The franchising industry has grown very rapidly, but what exactly is a...More
Fact Sheet   Are you suited to Franchising?
As with any new business venture, you need to carefully consider whether...More
Check List   Understanding Franchises
Find out all you need to know about franchises here with a...More
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