Small Biz Solutions for Small Business in the Hunter
The Business Centre has successfully tendered for the Australian Small Business Advisory Service (ASBAS), an Australian Government initiative and will be delivering the Small Biz Solutions program across the Hunter Region for the period 2015 - 2018.
Narelle McClelland, General Manager (The Business Centre) described the program as being designed to empower, strengthen and build the knowledge capacity and confidence of Small Businesses throughout the Hunter Region.
‘The program focuses on improving the competitiveness and productivity of small business and to be adaptable to change for sustainability into the future,’ she said.
The Business Centre will deliver the Small Biz Solutions program across the Hunter Region including Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Dungog, Maitland, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Gloucester, Upper Hunter and Great Lakes areas.
Small Biz Solutions will deliver business related skills and knowledge across five main areas including: Funding Avenues & Financial Analysis; Building Business; Talent and Team; Management Capabilities; and Digital Engagement.
The Small Biz Solutions program offers relevant, low cost advisory services that will be practical, flexible and focused. These will be provided through: one-on-one tailored business advisory services; face-to-face meetings; virtual/online meetings; small group training for up to 10 people at a time; and access to mentoring networks in the defined geographical region of the project.