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Getting Started in Your New Business

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Learn the key success factors to help your new business succeed in a competitive business environment.

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Important Annoucement: This event has now been transitioned to an online event. To support small businesses and NFPs of the Blacktown area, you can register FREE of charge by using DISCOUNT CODE BCCFree.

Starting and running a new business can be tough. The great news is, the earlier you get in with the right planning, know-how and advice, you can significantly improve your chances of business success.

At the Getting Started in Your New Business webinar learn what you need to start considering now and what you can do to help your business grow to the next level. You’ll also gain an understanding of the common mistakes that can take a new business down, and how to avoid them.

What you will learn at this webinar

  • What is your business idea? How do you critically evaluate it? (Resource kit provided)
  • Which business structure is best for you? The advantages and pitfalls of being a sole trader, company, trust or partnership.
  • Choosing, finding, securing and protecting your business name and other intellectual property
  • Funding your business. What are your options?
  • How to find an accountant to suit you and your business
  • ABNs, GST & BAS. Requirements and obligations explained.
  • Mentors and business advisers. Understanding their value, and how they can help.
  • How to develop a simple business plan for your stage of business
  • Setting a budget for revenue and expenses

Book today. Spots are limited.

Who this webinar is for

Anyone in business for less than two years in the Blacktown area, and those contemplating starting a new business.

About the presenters


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Jeremy Carter is the CEO of Rapport Leadership International in Australia. Jeremy started his career as a computer engineer and worked his way up to being the Oceania Managing Director of international technology company, National Instruments. In the subsequent two years, he increased revenue by 62% without increasing headcount.

Since leaving the corporate world, he has worked for fourteen years as a leading business and executive coach, winning numerous awards and recognition for both himself and his clients, including finalist for Outstanding Business Leader at the 2019 & 2020 Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence.

Special guest presenters

Joy Ford is the Principal of Beyond Taxation, a CPA accounting practice based in Western Sydney that specialises in supporting SME business owners with bookkeeping, accounting and advisory services.

Sheila Cabacungan is the Principal Financial Planner and owner of Wealth Forum. She is a qualified Certified Financial Planner under the Financial Planning Association of Australia, a Self-Managed Super Fund Specialist Adviser under the SMSF Association and Registered Tax (Financial Services) Agent with over 20 years of experience in helping clients build, protect and manage their money. As a Western Sydney local, Sheila understands the needs of local family and small business owners and has made it her commitment to educate them on what they can do to make the most of their hard-earned income so they have a more secure financial future.

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The Business Success Program is a series of business education workshops for small businesses and community groups in the greater Blacktown area, and is an initiative of Blacktown City Council in partnership with CGU Insurance and Rapport Leadership International.

For further information about this event, send email to: info@rapportleadership.com.au.

We look forward to meeting you and being of service.

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Blacktown City is home to over 23,000 businesses that provide over 138,500 jobs to the residents of Western Sydney. The largest proportion of this employment is in retail, followed by transport and logistics, construction, manufacturing, health and community services and then education.

Blacktown also has an increasingly skilled workforce, with relatively lower rates of unemployment than at previous times. As a home to over 366,000 residents and a strong higher education presence, Blacktown is continuing to grow and compete internationally.

Blacktown City Council Economic Development department is here to support and serve our local business community.

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