A new financial year … a new start. Ever wanted to export to China? Need some inspiration? How about a month-long celebration of all things SME? It’s all here.

Want to export to China?

Are you keen to export your Australian products to China but not sure where to start? Export Growth China offers your small business a unique combination of professional export services to overcome the hurdles in exporting to China.

Victoria celebrates small business in August

The 2015 Small Business Festival Victoria has more than 350 events in the month of August to help you grow your business, learn new skills, connect with other small businesses and hear from the experts in your field. If you can’t get there, check out the webinars.

Seven ways to grow your business by cutting costs

Sometimes the quickest way to growth is cutting your cost. Smartcompany’s Renee Thompson reveals some of the best tips for cost-cutting measures for the new year.

Learn the five steps to growing your business

According to speaker group Key Person of Influence, there are five steps to growing your business: the perfect pitch, publishing content, creating hot topics, raising your profile, and seeking great partners. It’s the subject of their next series which starts on August 14 in Sydney and goes to Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Tickets range from $37 to $137.

WA opens new $10m SME service

The state’s 211,658 small businesses have access to a more efficient advisory service called Business Local from this month. An initiative of the Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC), a total of $10.7 million will be pumped into the service over three years. Check out what else SBDC is offering such as workshops.