COVID-19 Business Continuity – 13 January 2021 – wage subsidies

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on 13 January 2021. Government support payments to Australian businesses for wages in 2021 JobKeeper was a life saver for many Australian businesses in 2020, but with the qualification criteria tightening and the benefit lessening, I wanted to summarise for you the other wage support payments on offer. […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 11th January 2021

We’re back and ready for 2021 The Tenfold team is back and ready to take on 2021. Coaching sessions resumed today and they will continue to be conducted via Zoom (or phone) for the near future due to the government restrictions. I’m keeping a watching brief on the restrictions and I’ll reassess how coaching sessions […]

Australia’s debt and deficit: what this means for growing businesses

Part of running a small business is not only dealing with the internal day to day but also understanding the external factors that shape the economy and where it will go. The announcement of the Australian federal budget in early October and the State budgets in November once again brought up the issue of the […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 2nd December

We’re at the start of December now and so it’s a good time to assess whether you may be eligible for JobKeeper Extension 2. JobKeeper Extension 2 As a reminder, JobKeeper Extension 2 is for the period 4 January 2021 to 28 March 2021. To qualify for this phase of JobKeeper, your actual GST turnover […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – Victorian State Budget 2021

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 25th November. Victoria’s state budget 2021 is being called the “hard hats and high-vis” budget, with its heavy focus on the construction sector. The are key advantages for many businesses including Tenfold coaching clients, and I’ve highlighted some of them in today’s briefing: New […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 24th November

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 24th November. Restrictions in Victoria have eased again, with the state moving into the “last step” of the roadmap. One of the significant updates that will apply to many Tenfold clients is that you will be allowed to have up to 10 people working […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 20th November

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 20th November. Earlier in the year when Australia’s economy began to suffer the effects of the pandemic, I wrote about the 3 stages we would need to navigate. As a reminder, the stages I spoke about were: Weather the storm Adjust to the new […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 9th November

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 9th November. In today’s briefing for Australian small businesses I’m looking at: 1. Update to restrictions in Victoria 2. Competition between the states for employment 1. Update to restrictions in Victoria Victoria continues to progress towards COVID-normal with yesterday’s announcement of further easing of […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 6th November

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 6th November. (Article updated with a correction on 9 December 2020 – see note below) Today I want to explain some of the mechanics of JobMaker hiring credit. It received some fanfare during the Australian federal budget announcement. As a refresher, the JobMaker hiring […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – 30th October

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 30th October. I’ve done a bit more research beyond the headline announcements for the easing of Victorian restrictions for businesses, and I’ve identified some more changes that will have a positive impact for Victorian business owners: Tradespeople are allowed to carry out repairs in […]