NSW business reopening checklist

Posted on October 18, 2021Categories News, Small business

The moment is upon us! With NSW having surpassed the 70% double vaccination rate, many businesses have conditionally reopened today after months of a grueling lockdown. Better yet, with 80% vaccination rates just around the corner even more opening opportunities and reduced restrictions will be ushered in. Now is the time to get your business reopening plan in place. What does your small business need to start preparing for and what can you expect over the next few weeks? For … Continue reading “NSW business reopening checklist”

New federal lockdown support for NSW businesses amid Sydney COVID-19 outbreak

Posted on July 18, 2021Categories News, Small business

Fresh from the most recent round of state support for COVID-19-hit NSW businesses, there’s now an important expansion on the federal employee ‘Disaster Payment’ as well as additional business relief packages. This further extension of funds for employees who have lost work due to the lockdown is coupled with business relief packages and the announcement of an extension to Greater Sydney’s lockdown. New business relief package On 13 July, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced a … Continue reading “New federal lockdown support for NSW businesses amid Sydney COVID-19 outbreak”

Fresh COVID-19 cash flow support for NSW small businesses

Posted on July 5, 2021Categories Advisors, Compliance, News, Small business

With millions of NSW residents under stay-at-home orders and the state holding their collective breaths, it’s buoying to see fresh support offered to small businesses affected by the lockdown. There were two primary business streams of financial grant support announced on Tuesday by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet. The first stream is for small businesses and the second is for hospitality and tourism. Read on to find out how your NSW small business could be financially supported … Continue reading “Fresh COVID-19 cash flow support for NSW small businesses”

Australia’s minimum wage increase – how will this affect your small business?

Posted on June 29, 2021Categories Compliance, News, Small business

In a move some say was overdue, the federal government is poised to raise the minimum national wage by 2.5% following a review by the Fair Work Commission. What does this mean for your small business and when does this increase kick-in? The Fair Work Ombudsman, the independent statutory agency of the federal government for workplace rights, has said about the impending increase to the minimum wage: “Following the Annual Wage Review 2021, the Fair Work Commission has announced a … Continue reading “Australia’s minimum wage increase – how will this affect your small business?”