Business Insights – 8 April 2021 – possible interest rate rises and vaccine issues

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on Thursday 8 April 2021. Welcome back from Easter. With the freedom to go away or do day trips, the long weekend this year seem to be even sweeter than pre-COVID-19. In the briefing today, I’d like to look further into the future and consider different scenarios for […]

Business Insights – 29 March 2021 – Greater Brisbane goes into a short lockdown

Today the Queensland premier has announced that Greater Brisbane will enter a 3-day lockdown from 5pm today (Monday 29 March) to Thursday 1 April at 5pm. All non-essential businesses in the greater Brisbane area (Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Moreton and Brisbane council areas) must close during the lockdown. If you’ve been in that Greater Brisbane region […]

Business Insights – Victorian workplace cap lifted

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on 25th March 2021. For our clients and businesses with operations in Victoria, workplace restrictions will be eased further (and effectively eliminated) from 6:00pm on Friday 26 March. There are two main changes for Victorian businesses: 1. The cap on the number of people at work has been […]

Business Insights – End of JobKeeper: What it means for your business | Apprentice wage subsidy extended

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on 17 March 2021. In today’s briefing I’m covering off on what the end of JobKeeper means to managing your workforce. While the JobKeeper comes to an end, the wage subsidy package for new apprentices and trainees has been extended and I cover that in today’s update too. […]

Business Insights – 10 March 2021 – Putting capital risk in perspective

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on 10 March 2021, and I’ll provide a view on different capital risks that business owners often have to weigh up. Also in this briefing is an update on the flow of credit for investing in business and personal wealth strategies.   Growing your business: Putting capital risk […]

Business Insights – 1 March 2021 – Victorian workplace restrictions eased

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on 1 March 2021. Victorian business owners were delivered good news on Friday with the further easing of restrictions. As of Saturday 27 February, the cap on office workers has been lifted to 75%, or 30 workers if the organisation employs less than 40 people. These numbers remain […]

Business Insights – 24 February – Vic grants, Worksafe, recruitment

I’m here with insights for Australian businesses on 24 February, and in today’s update: Victorian government grants VIC Worksafe spot checks Recruiting in a tight labour market   Victorian government grants for businesses During the recent snap lockdown in Victoria, I let you know that government grants may be available for Victorian business. I’ve reviewed […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – end Victorian lockdown – 17 February 2021

I’m here with the COVID-19 continuity update for Australian businesses on 17 February 2021. It’s good news today for Victorians with the end of the “circuit breaker” lockdown. Here is short update on the restrictions and how they apply to businesses in Victoria: The Victorian “circuit breaker” lockdown ends tonight, 17 February 2021 at 11:59 […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – update on Victorian restrictions – 15 February 2021

I’m here on Monday 15 February with an update for business and Tenfold clients on the Victorian lockdown and restrictions. In this briefing: 1. Update to essential industries/workers 2. Lockdown timeframe 3. More support packages for business Update to Victorian restrictions for essential industries/workers There have been changes to the essential workers list.  The changes […]

COVID-19 Business Continuity – Victoria goes into lockdown – 12 February 2021

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews announced this afternoon that Victoria will go into a 5-day “circuit breaker” lockdown from tonight, 11:59pm Friday 12 February until 11:59pm Wednesday 17 February 2021. In this briefing: Key points of the Victorian restrictions Impacts to key industries Paying your employees during lockdown Coaching continues via Zoom Key points of Victorian […]