Article written by Graham Fitzpatrick, Business Advisor, Western Sydney Business Centre.

Next week marks the start of Small Business Month. With this year’s theme being ‘Rebuild – Recharge – Renew’. This theme is very relevant small businesses who are all working to get back on their feet, to find new opportunities and to prosper.

There are so many ways to celebrate Small Business and there are so many opportunities over the next month for you to learn new skills and develop new ideas. As well as be able to connect and collaborate with other small business owners and operators. Small Business Month Events are being held by Local Councils, Local Chamber of Commerce and Local Networking groups in the from of Breakfasts, Luncheons, Expos and Seminars.

Small Business Month is also a great time for business owners to take a step back and think about how they can Rebuild, Recharge or Renew things. Have a look at your business plan and revaluate your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis. Look into developing and launching that new idea you have been thinking about.

Get on top of your Digital Marketing by getting some training or start doing a course. Look at some team building activities to get your team back together and working in sync. Or look at upskilling your staff with some type of training.

We have all experienced something over the past few years that has impacted our businesses and our lives. Small Business Month is your time switch gears, gain momentum, and get things back to some sort of normal.

To get started and to assist you to Rebuild – Recharge – Renew’ talk to the experts. Consult with your accountants, meet with your marketing and media consultant. Get proper legal advice. Or talk to a Business Advisor. We are here to help you.