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How healthy is your business?

You may have seen on our Facebook page, that our next Rising To The Top Workshop, is happening in Devonport on the 19th of September at 1:30pm.  These workshops are aimed at both existing business owners and participants with a business idea or concept.  Existing business owners may wish to evaluate their current practices or scope out [...]

Are you prepared for disaster?

Our friends at the Small Business Mentoring Service are providing a series of workshops to assist small businesses across Tasmania be more aware and better prepared for disasters - environmental or accident/illness. The first twenty registrations receive a hard copy of the book Are U Ready?   https://tas.sbms.org.au/are-you-ready-tasmania.html

Bright Ideas Speed Pitch Night

Would you like help spreading the word about your business idea?

Many entrepreneurs and business owners become disheartened when all the business planning is done, the product and service is refined and it is time to find some customers or investors.  This stage can require as much grit, persistence and determination as getting the product to market does.  The other barrier to this stage is confidence. [...]

Extra Regional Jobs and Investment Program sessions

Due to popular demand the Department of State Growth are running two extra RJIP sessions in September one in Launceston and one in Burnie.   Link to register: https://www.business.gov.au/events/regional-jobs-and-investment-packages-information-session   Launceston Tuesday 5 September 2.30-4pm The Reception Room Town Hall Launceston City Council 18-28 St John Street, Launceston   Burnie Wed 6 September 2 - [...]

Tourism business planning guide

Although it’s a Canadian publication, this resource that we stumbled across recently is worth a look for tourism entrepreneurs.

Patents and trademarks

We’ve had a bit of a run recently on clients with patent and trademark queries. Thanks to an arrangement between the Tasmanian Government and renowned intellectual property firm Davies Collison Cave, we’re able to quickly connect clients with expert advice in this area of law. One of the most important things to remember if you [...]


We have previously shared details about the Australian Government’s Regional Jobs and Investment Packages. Business innovation grants of $50,000 or more available, and require matching funding. Applications are now open, and close on the 19th of October. Full details can be found at the following link, or sing out if you missed out on the [...]

Business Tasmania – Enterprise Centres Tasmania service

Daryl and one of our stand out clients, Malcolm Ryan, from Rhuby Delights, discuss the Enterprise Centres Tasmania service.  

Tourism Accommodation Refurbishment Loan Scheme

As part of Government’s continuing commitment to the visitor economy, the Tourism Accommodation Refurbishment Loan Scheme (TARLS) will provide for up to $20 million to be made available over an initial two year period, for low interest loans for eligible tourist accommodation businesses operating in Tasmania. TARLS will provide assistance to tourism operators, particularly in [...]