JobKeeper Payment Scheme: Eligibility Changes Announced

On Tuesday the 21st of July the Australian Government announced a proposed extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme from 28th September 2020 until 28th March 2021. As of the 3rd of August 2020, two further changes were implemented by the government to ease JobKeeper eligibility criteria. The two important changes announced are in relation to: Employer eligibility for the extension of the scheme; and The date for determining employee eligibility…  Read more

Extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme: What You Need to Know

On Tuesday the 21st of July the Australian Government announced a proposed extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme from 28th September 2020 until 28th March 2021, with revised eligibility requirements and reduced payments for eligible employees. JobKeeper 2.0 The scheme outlined by Prime Minister Scott Morrison is named “JobKeeper 2.0” and aims to support businesses that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19. Under JobKeeper 2.0, full-time, part-time and casual employees…  Read more

NSW Small Business Recovery Grant: What You Need to Know

On Tuesday 16th of June, the NSW Government announced a new recovery grant of up to $3,000, to assist small businesses with their safe re-opening, post COVID-19 lockdown. Purpose of the grant The Small Business Recovery Grant is aimed to directly support small businesses that are re-opening post COVID-19, to kickstart business operations, re-engage employees and put forward a ‘new normal’. The grant can assist businesses with areas such as:…  Read more

Announcement: $250M Federal Government Creative Economy Support Package

On Thursday the 25th June the Australian Federal Government announced a $250 million COVID-19 Creative Economy Support Package, in a bid to support Australia’s arts and entertainment industry. As a result of the lockdown and social distancing restrictions caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the entertainment and arts industry has been heavily impacted. We have seen the likes of film and television productions, theatres and touring shows shut down or cancelled…  Read more

8 Tips for Communicating When Working Remotely

Remote working throws many challenges that some of us have not faced before, and communication is key, now more than ever. Whether you are communicating with your team-mates, managers, partners or clients, these eight tips will help you get your message across with the best possible outcome when working remotely: Provide context – As you may still be working from home and can only communicate virtually, it’s essential that the communication…  Read more

HomeBuilder Package: Loan Options to Build or Renovate

Construction and Renovation Loan Options to Make the Most of the HomeBuilder Package With the recent announcement of the HomeBuilder package by the Australian Government, now may be the perfect time for eligible owner-occupiers to build a new home or complete an overdue renovation. The Homebuilder package is a $25,000 grant provided by the government when you build a new house with a property value less than $750,000 or complete…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as winner of the Client Choice Awards 2020, Women in Finance Awards 2019 and HR Manager of the Year 2019. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

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Allan Hall Business Advisors is an integral member of Alliott Group, a growing alliance of 170+ accounting and law firms in  across 70+ countries globally. As part of this alliance, we can connect with like-minded members of Alliott Group in other jurisdictions to support and advise our clients who are wishing to explore and develop business opportunities both locally and internationally.