Business Local Pilbara

Whether you’re just starting out with a great small business idea or looking to expand, grow or solve a specific business challenge, our Pilbara Business Advisors can help you on your journey to business success.

FREE Advice & Mentoring

Our Pilbara Small Business Advisors, are available to offer expert advice and guidance on all aspects of small business including:

  • Business Start-up
  • Business Planning
  • Marketing
  • Licensing & registration
  • Taxation
  • Franchising
  • Dispute
  • Succession Planning
  • Funding
  • E-Commerce
  • Industrial Relations/HR
  • Leasing
  • Financial Planning
  • Buying/Selling.

After an initial "discovery session", your advisor will prepare an action plan and check-in regularly to offer guidance by phone, email, Skype, or face-to-face to help you achieve your goals.

Meet Your Business Local Advisors

Renuga Mullane

Business Advisor - Pilbara

Renuga is a qualified accounting and finance professional (CPA, IPA Fellow) with experience servicing businesses from a wide range of industries in tax, insolvency, business planning, strategic planning and business development. Find out more


Book a consultation with me in Karratha (KDCCI)


Book a consultation with me in Port Hedland (WEB Business Hub)

Petula Ranson

Business Advisor - Pilbara

Petula brings a wealth of business and commercial experience to our clients. She has owned and operated four retail franchises and is also keenly aware of the legal and community issues related to commercial leasing in the Pilbara. Find out more

Jen Hanrahan

Business Advisor - Online

Jen has specialised in digital marketing since 2005 and before joining our team, Jen owned and ran Blaze Digital – a successful web design and online marketing consultancy servicing small businesses nationally from Geraldton. Find out more

Book a marketing consultation with me online (Skype)

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FREE Business Skills Workshops

Grants, Tendering and Procurement (Port Hedland)

Grants, Tendering and Procurement (Port Hedland)

Mar 28, 5:30pm - Mar 28, 8:30pm

Web Business Hub
18 Edgar Street
Port Hedland, WA  6721 Map

This FREE workshop will provide small business owners and start-ups with the know-how to increase the success of your grant and tender submissions.

The excitement of coming across a new grant or tendering opportunity relevant to your business can often be overshadowed by the excessive amount of time and effort in reviewing the paperwork and producing a fitting response.

Implementing effective grant and tendering procedures for small businesses can save hours of time, and significantly increase the success rate of your submissions.

Presented by RSM Business Local - Business Advisor, Ren Mullane, this workshop covers the following topics:

- grant opportunities
- sources of grants
- procurement processes
- tender opportunities available
- collaborative bidding
- writing winning tenders
- tips to improve your tender responses.

This session includes a complimentary follow up meetings or telephone calls to assist in preparing or submitting a tender.

About the Presenter

Renuga is a qualified accounting and finance professional (CPA, Fellow IPA) with experience servicing businesses from a wide range of industries. Skilled in tax, insolvency, business planning, strategic planning and business development, Renuga is passionate about the Pilbara community and is also an active member of a range of local sporting, legal and cultural community organisations.

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Small Business Financial Management & Growth (Tom Price)

Small Business Financial Management & Growth (Tom Price)

Apr 20, 1:00pm - Apr 20, 4:00pm

Nintirri Centre
Central Road
Tom Price, WA  6751 Map

This FREE workshop will provide small business owners with information on how to manage finances and make confident and informed decisions.

Running a small business means having confidence when it comes to making important financial decisions. This straight forward workshop will help you understand key financial information so you can gauge how your business is performing, make financial decisions and spot problems before they get out of hand.

Presented by RSM Business Local - Business Advisor, Ren Mullane, this workshop covers the following topics:

- how to read a profit and loss statement

- knowing the difference between margin and mark-up

- understanding a balance sheet

- tracking key performance indicators

- knowing your net cash position

- the importance of managing cash flow

- pathways to growing your business.

You'll receive a practical workbook, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

You are advised to bring a calculator with you.

About the Presenter

Renuga (“Ren”) is a qualified accounting and finance professional with experience assisting businesses over a wide range of industries during the last 20 years. Ren is skilled in strategy and business planning, accounting and taxation matters. She is also passionate about the Pilbara community and an active member of a range of local sporting, legal and cultural community organisations.

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Digital Marketing Essentials (Tom Price)

Digital Marketing Essentials (Tom Price)

Apr 20, 5:00pm - Apr 20, 8:00pm

Nintirri Centre
Central Road
Tom Price, WA  6751 Map

This FREE workshop looks at a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging to help you understand what would work for your business.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TripAdvisor - names you've likely heard, but do you know how to use these rapidly growing platforms to promote your business and engage with current and potential customers?

69% of Australian internet users have a social media profile, with 50% of them checking it daily. If you're not connecting with customers through these channels, your competition will be.

Program

This presentation covers:

- The best social media platforms to use for your customers
- How often to post
- In-depth looks at Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram
- Ideas for creating content
- An introduction to blogging
- Email marketing
- Mobile marketing
- Understanding online review sites

About the Presenter

Renuga (“Ren”) is a qualified accounting and finance professional with experience assisting businesses over a wide range of industries during the last 20 years. Ren is skilled in strategy and business planning, accounting and taxation matters. She is also passionate about the Pilbara community and an active member of a range of local sporting, legal and cultural community organisations.

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Digital Marketing Essentials (Paraburdoo)

Digital Marketing Essentials (Paraburdoo)

Apr 21, 12:00pm - Apr 21, 3:00pm

Paraburdoo Inn
Cnr Rocklea and Tom Price Road
Paraburdoo, WA  6754 Map

This FREE workshop looks at a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging to help you understand what would work for your business.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TripAdvisor - names you've likely heard, but do you know how to use these rapidly growing platforms to promote your business and engage with current and potential customers?

69% of Australian internet users have a social media profile, with 50% of them checking it daily. If you're not connecting with customers through these channels, your competition will be.

Program

This presentation covers:

- The best social media platforms to use for your customers
- How often to post
- In-depth looks at Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram
- Ideas for creating content
- An introduction to blogging
- Email marketing
- Mobile marketing
- Understanding online review sites

About the Presenter

Renuga (“Ren”) is a qualified accounting and finance professional with experience assisting businesses over a wide range of industries during the last 20 years. Ren is skilled in strategy and business planning, accounting and taxation matters. She is also passionate about the Pilbara community and an active member of a range of local sporting, legal and cultural community organisations.

RSVP is Essential.

#Pilbara #Paraburdoo
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RSM - Business Local Office

Karratha

RSM in Karratha
Suite 122 Pelago West, Warambie Road, Karratha WA 6714

Business Local Remote Consulting

Karratha

KDCCI (Every Wednesday)
5/15 Sharpe Ave, Karratha WA 6714

Port Hedland

WEB Business Hub (Last Thursday of the month)
18 Edgar St, Port Hedland WA 6721

Onslow, Newman & Other Business Centres

We can travel to any locality in the region and will schedule workshops and one-on-one consultation sessions on demand.