Business Local

Business Advice and Workshops

Business Local is a free service offering advisory support and workshops to small businesses located throughout Western Australia. The Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a provider of Business Local – a Small Business Development Corporation service funded by the Government of Western Australia.

‚ÄčOur Business Advisor can offer free* advice and guidance on a range of business matters including:

  • starting a business
  • planning for success
  • marketing your products and services
  • social media and digital marketing
  • employing staff
  • managing your finances
  • getting paid on time

Business Local routinely offers workshops to boost skills and help small business owners to make better informed decisions.

* Business advisory sessions are free, however there may be a charge if you receive services not covered by Business Local. You will be clearly advised before incurring any costs.

For further information on additional services offered by the Small Business Development Corporation Service please visit their website

Business Local Advisor Ravensthorpe

Rhiannon is the new Business Local Advisor across Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun. She has recently moved to Ravensthorpe with her husband and daughter from Carnarvon where they lived for over two years. She brings with her professional experience in the field of Human Resources and has recently started her own consultancy business, Human Rhisources and has qualifications in Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Psychology.

Rhiannon was raised in a third generation small family business in Perth and has years of experience working with small businesses, schools, the community sector and not-for-profit organisations. She understands that in an ever changing complex regulatory environment, it can seem impossible to juggle the responsibilities of staying up to date with core business functions and the value of having access to reliable, friendly support.


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