taking care of you and your business…
Providing professional and proficient support to stimulate and support your business, the Southern Grampian Shire Council’s Economic Development and Tourism team offer a range of services and support tailored specifically to you and your business.
From our one-on-one mentoring sessions to grant assistance to mental health and wellbeing planning, our services have been designed to strengthen you, your business and the Greater Hamilton community.
SUPPORT & RESOURCES
A DIGITAL HUB TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS MENTAL HEALTH.
The digital hub offers an expanded range of resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of small business owners. Access forums, online wellbeing plans, support directory, personalised small business portal and tailored resources.
PARTNERS IN WELLBEING
A SMALL BUSINESS WELLBEING RESOURCE.
Free and confidential support including wellbeing coaching, financial counselling, business advisory services, referrals and practical advice. Addressing challenges and finding opportunities for sole traders, small business owners and their employees.
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1:1 BUSINESS MENTORING
ACCESS OUR FREE ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING SESSIONS; EXPERT HELP & PERSONALISE SUPPORT FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS.
Tailored to your business and its specific needs, one-on-one Business Support Sessions are led by Colin Thompson, experienced independent Small Business Support and Assistance Officer. Actively engaging and learning about your business, Colin will provide you with an understanding on relevant and eligible financial packages available for you and your business.
‘‘I have received phone link-ups and plenty of email support from Colin – a very steadying voice at the end of the phone.’ – Amy Dickson, Catching Pen.
workshops & mentoring
Business Resilience Workshop
This program provides members access to attend workshops on business topics such as social media, websites and selling online, business branding, content and design, and online marketing.
Small Business Mentoring Services Clinics
Remote mentoring sessions conducted via phone, Zoom or Skype are offered to clients during the Coronavirus pandemic. Available to all Southern Grampians Businesses, access this FREE program.
Upskill My Business
Connecting you to short courses, online events and resources from the state’s top education providers and industry experts. Courses on offer can help you regain ground to find more customers, better manage cash flow or just prepare for new market conditions.
GRANTS & ASSISTANCE
FIND AND APPLY FOR GRANTS, FUNDING AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT
Search for support with Business Victoria’s ‘Grants and Programs’. From funding to rebates to mentoring to advisory services, utilise the programs relevant and timely filters to tailor your search to suit specific needs and location.