For Mid North Coast disability support businesses struggling with the NDIS verification process and profitability in their businesses, help is on its way.
Leading business advisory, not-for-profit group, the Business Centre, is offering a fully-subsidised workshop and one-on-one business advice in Forster presented by Mid North Coast Business Centre disability business adviser, Nat Ellis.
A six-hour workshop Growing Your Business in the Disability Sector, will be held on Monday July 15 at Club Forster, covering the two leading pain points for businesses - marketing and finances.
"This workshop is for small business owners who are looking to understand their new customer markets, how to reach them and how to stand out from the crowd," Ms Ellis said.
"The basics of marketing are covered and the attendees will be researching and reviewing their product and services during the workshop.
"We will also help business owners to understand what it costs to deliver products and services to the NDIS market and how to diversify revenue streams to create a sustainable business."
Ms Ellis will spend several days in Forster meeting with businesses in the disability support sector on a one-on-one basis to talk through their business issues.
Under the State government's Business Connect program theworkshop and business advisory sessions will be fully-subsidised and free to attendees whose businesses are registered in NSW.
Ms Ellis is passionate about the current opportunities for new and innovative NDIS services that support people with a disability to enhance their lives in the ways they choose.
Whether you run an existing business or are considering self-employment in this changing service environment, she is eager to assist to explore the possibilities.
For more information on services offered at the Business Centre, call 4925 7700 or visit www.businesscentre.com.au/what-we-offer/courses/syob-online