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Rules for applying for grant funding

Are you looking at applying for grant funding? The following basic rules may assist in deciding if a grant or funding project is right for you and your business, and increase your chances for success in applications: 1) Check your eligibility. Have you noticed that...

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Back to business basics

2022 has certainly thrown a few curve balls to our business community so far! In the face of challenges and impacts, it may be timely to get back to basics, refocus and review how your business is performing and identify areas where improvements can be made and...

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Customers – Who are they and how to find them!

Let’s face it – if you are in business or thinking about launching a business, you are going to need customers. Your product or service may be the most innovative or outstanding in its field, however, unless you understand your customers and provide something of value...

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6 ways to test a business idea

You have a great idea and you are ready to take the plunge and launch it in the market. However, how can you be sure your idea is viable? How can you test its true worth? While there may be a shortage of crystal balls to help you...

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Business LEAP Newsletter – September 2021

Welcome to our September newsletter packed with information to help you grow and develop your business. We have two excellent workshops coming up, focusing on developing your business idea, planning and helping to determine whether there is a need for your product or...

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6 steps to creating your lean business plan

A good business plan will help guide you through each stage of starting and managing your business. You’ll use your business plan as a roadmap for how to structure, run, and grow your new business. It’s a way to think through the key elements of your business and can...

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Business LEAP Newsletter August 2021

Business LEAP Newsletter - August 2021 Welcome to our August newsletter packed with information to help you grow and develop your business. There is an old saying that every journey starts with a single step. When you are starting a business, that first step can be...

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10 questions to help unlock your new business idea

If you have a great idea to start a new business or expand your existing business, it is sometimes easy to become wrapped up in the idea and not look at it from your customer’s perspective. This means you may overlook some critical questions which could make the...

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Business LEAP Newsletter July 2021

Business LEAP Newsletter July 2021 Welcome to our July newsletter packed with information to help you grow and develop your business. With the 2021-2022 financial year underway, there is a plethora of upcoming workshops and events, as well as grants and funding ...

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