If you have a business idea, have recently set up a business, or manage a small enterprise, our advisory services are provided free of charge. We can provide the management support you need to assist you to make the decisions which are appropriate to your particular situation.
We are able to supply you with fast and accurate information in all areas relating to business and enterprise support. In many cases we are able to access databases containing up to date and relevant information. If we cannot help you ourselves, we will tell you who can and how to contact them.
Selling to the public or business to business?
In today’s world even if a business is not selling online their customers still expect them to have an online business presence. The use of smart phones, tablets, laptops and PC’s to access search engines is a common everyday method when seeking information on local, national and global business.
Braddon Business Centre can assist business owners to gain an understanding of different types of websites, online stores, e-commerce and social media (including Facebook and Twitter). If Braddon Business Centre cannot help you with the finer technical detail, we will tell you who can and how to contact them.
If you are a well-established or larger business, you can also take advantage of our expertise in areas such as Strategic Management, Business Planning, Marketing, Finance and Grant Applications, Exporting and Networking. In some cases these services can be provided free of charge, while others will be offered at a competitive rate.
It is generally agreed that businesses within regional environments such as North West Tasmania benefit from collaboration with other like-minded businesses and organisations. We are experienced at facilitating meetings and managing network processes which can lead to improved collaboration and enhanced business opportunities for the future economic well-being of the region.
No Interest Micro Business Loans
Do you want to start your own business or expand an existing one? Do you have a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card? If so, you may be eligible to apply for a NILS Micro Business loan of up to $3000.00 or up to $6000.00 for two partners in the same business.
The NILS Network of Tasmania is a not-for-profit, community organisation that provides no-interest loans to Tasmanians living on low incomes. Our Micro Business loans provide up to $3000.00 for a wide range of business costs including insurance, tools, office equipment, stock, promotion and marketing.
Our Micro Business loans are currently assisting around 200 Tasmanians to bring their small business ideas to life.
NILS work in partnership with the Braddon Business Centre to provide a one-stop small business support service including help with business planning, mentoring, and networking opportunities.
Contact a Braddon Business Centre small business consultant or contact the NILS Network on 1300 301 650.
Braddon Business Centre (BBC) provides practical advice that can be used to improve your business health. BBC offer strategies which may enhance business efficiency and respond proactively to the operating environment.