Free Business Support and Advice for all Wanneroo Businesses – contributed by City of Wanneroo
The City has launched an Economic Recovery Fund to support local businesses recover from the financial effects of COVID-19.
From September 2020 until further notice, the City will be accepting applications for the Business Support Program that offers a range of expert advice and support provided by industry specialists.
Eligible businesses can access a broad range of free advice from these WBA experts:
Business Coaching and Mentoring – Business Station
Business Planning & Strategy – Pascoe Partners Accountants
Financial Advice – Investwest
Human Resources – Brainbox
Workplace Health & Safety – Brainbox
Innovation – New Product Development & Digital Services – Ignitzee
Professional Document Writing Services – Tick That Box
Retail Advice – Business Growth
Manufacturing Advice – Momentum Improvement Partners
City of Wanneroo businesses can apply for a rebate for business advice or training costs incurred since 1 March 2020. Eligible organisations may be entitled to a rebate of up to 50% of advice or training costs (capped at $500) that helped your business recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rebate example: If you spent $600 on financial advice, the City will reimburse you $300. If the advice cost your business $2,000, the City will rebate you $500 as this is the maximum amount available.
All eligible businesses must be able to provide proof of expenditure and funds will be paid directly into a nominated bank account.
To be eligible for the Business Support Program, businesses must comply with the criteria set out below:
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