Free Business Support and Advice for all Wanneroo Businesses – contributed by City of Wanneroo

 
Economic Recovery Funding – Business Support

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.

Free Business Advice

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

Business Advice – Further Information

 
Business Advice and Training Rebates

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. 

Business Support Eligibility

To be eligible for the Business Support Program, businesses must comply with the criteria set out below:

  1. A micro, small or medium business (1 to 199 employees) located within the City of Wanneroo;
  2. Have a valid and active Australian Business Number (ABN), registered prior to 1 January 2020;
  3. Be able to demonstrate your business has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; and
  4. Not be receiving funding from any other source for the same project or initiative.

Online Application Form

 

 

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