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A searchable database of professional advisers in your area.
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Improve your business with a mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service
A directory listing various resources available to small business owners in Victoria
Find out what your business, trade or industry association is and how they can help with monitoring industry changes & updates, and offering advice
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The Victorian Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU) provides free confidential services to assist overseas qualified professionals living in Victoria
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No matter what sort of business you have, all businesses need to make a profit. It's important to remember sales aren't profit. You must keep an eye on the amount of money left over after selling your goods or services and paying all the expenses.
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