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Coronavirus information on advisers

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) business advisers may not provide face-to-face services.

Please call or email your business adviser to discuss their availability.

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The BEC NT provides small business intenders and owners in the Northern Territory with business advice and interactive workshops to help them build and develop sustainable businesses.

They use local business advisers who understand the challenges small businesses face in the area. The business advisers have a range of skills and expertise across a variety of industries such as retail, construction, services, online, not for profits, indigenous and dedicated advisors focusing on the tourism sector.

The BEC NT aims to assist new and existing businesses through a range of low-cost services including:

  • developing a business plan
  • preparing a marketing plan
  • legal and accounting advice and other professional services
  • business diagnostic health checks to analyse your business
  • guidance on leasing a new business premises, buying or selling a business and franchise agreements
  • growing and developing your business

The BEC NT also offers training room facilities in Darwin and Alice Springs, networking opportunities, introductions to industry associations and government organisations, and referrals to expert advisers such as accountants, solicitors, Intellectual Property, banking and insurance.