Help with the NSW Floods and COVID-19
For support for businesses impacted by the NSW Floods, read about the help available
For COVID-19 financial and other support for small business, read about the Government support package
For information about the protections for commercial and retail tenants, see the commercial leases & COVID-19 FAQs
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NSW Floods Support
Financial help is now available
Selling to the NSW Government
Resources to help your business tender for Government contracts
Major package to support micro and small business
Prepare for the unexpected
Create your Business Continuity Plan today
98% of NSW businesses are small businesses
100% of our business is to support them
Need help with starting or ending a retail lease?
A guide for lessors (landlords) and lessees (tenants)
As an independent voice, the Commissioner is a passionate supporter and advocate of small businesses while striving to resolve any issues impacting on their day-to-day operation.
If your business has a problem, we want to help. Whether it’s speaking up for your business at the highest levels, or working to influence and change government policy, we can help you identify opportunities and overcome obstacles.
As a neutral mediator, we can offer the best chance of resolving your retail or other commercial lease dispute before being heard in court. We can also help with other civil matters which might involve other businesses or government agencies.
We're here to answer questions, help resolve common business issues and make it easier to do business. We engage directly with businesses and their representatives to understand the concerns of small business and the key issues they face.
If you’re a small business looking for help, an enterprise looking to grow, or a local Council, we’re here for you.
Need business advice?
If you’re a small business in need, we can give you advice and support.
Looking for help?
Need information on running a business? We’ve got you covered.
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Making a difference in NSW
Bev Barnfather, Ladybird Gifts
I am thrilled to report that our dispute with our landlord has now finally been resolved ... At all times you acted with the utmost professionalism and you were an absolute pleasure to work with.
Andrew Cottrill, Business NSW – Riverina Murray
The southern NSW border region went through an unprecedented business downturn and disruption during the 2020 border closures. Accessibility to and responsiveness from the Small Business Commissioner and (Finance and Small Business) Minister Tudehope were greatly appreciated by the business community ...
Annabel O’Flynn, Grooove Graphic Design
I was so impressed with the knowledge, care and attention invested by your team - and the mindful follow-up. Without the budgets to access good legal and business advice, it is sometimes hard to achieve just outcomes, or stand up for our rights. Many thanks.