COVID-19 Business Continuity – 21st May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update on Thursday 21st May. In today’s update: 1. More council grants 2. Other employment matters – federal ruling on casual worker entitlement case 1. More council grants for COVID-19 support There are some more funding opportunities coming through local councils to support businesses during COVID-19. These grants are […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 19th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update on Tuesday 19th May. In today’s update: More information on the Victorian Government Stimulus package I’m keenly looking for more details about the specific projects that the Victorian government’s $2.7 billion stimulus package will be invested in. If your forecast workload is impacted by COVID-19 these are […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 18th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update on Monday 18th May. In today’s update: 1. Sick leave entitlements for employees on altered arrangements 2. Public holiday entitlements for employees on altered arrangements 3. Stimulus package from Vic Gov: $2.7B   1. Sick leave entitlements for employees on altered arrangements Today I want to cover […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 15th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update on Friday 15th May. In today’s briefing, I want to update business owners on the increasing support I’m seeing for new building investment. In my previous posts I’ve written about where I predicted we might see stimulus directed to rebuild the Australian economy. In particular I spoke […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 14th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update for Thursday 14th May. The announcement of easing restrictions is welcome news, especially for our clients who were shut down. There are two aspects that I want all business owners to consider: 1. Making your workplace safe 2. Working from home or working at work – what’s best […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 13th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update for Wednesday 13th May. In today’s update: 1. Update: When JobKeeper payments will be paid to businesses 2. Evidence of eligibility to access JobKeeper   1. Update: When JobKeeper payments will be paid to businesses The ATO has provided an update on when businesses can expect to receive […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 11th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update for Monday 11th May. It’s a quick update today. In today’s press conference, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was asked if JobKeeper would be wound back. In true politician style he didn’t provide a definitive answer. The answer he did provide was that the Government’s goal is get money […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 7th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update for Thursday 7th May. The Fair Work Commission has provided more clarity on some key matters relating to giving directions to employees. They are making daily updates to the FWA website, so we’re making sure we keep on top of them for you. These are important issues […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 6th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update for Wednesday 6th May. In today’s update: 1. JobKeeper enabled directions – a flow chart 2. JobKeeper enabled directions and Long Service Leave 1. JobKeeper enabled directions – a flow chart Now that many of you are in the JobKeeper scheme, you will be able to confidently […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 5th May

I’m here with the COVID-19 business continuity update for Tuesday 5th May. In today’s update: 1. A COVID-19 caution for businesses 2. News from the Victorian Government – not great news but not bad news 3. More news from the Victorian Government – actual good news for smaller businesses!   1. A COVID-19 caution for […]