What is the Super Guarantee Amnesty?
What is the Super Guarantee Amnesty?
Due to the economic impacts of COVID-19, a Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty has been introduced to provide a one-off opportunity for employers to pay superannuation payments that are owed - penalty free!
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JobKeeper Payment Scheme: Eligibility Changes Announced
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: […]
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Extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme: What You Need to Know
Extension of the JobKeeper Payment Scheme: What You Need to Know
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.
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NSW Small Business Recovery Grant: What You Need to Know
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 […]
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Announcement: $250M Federal Government Creative Economy Support Package
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 […]
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8 Tips for Communicating When Working Remotely
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 […]
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HomeBuilder Package: Loan Options to Build or Renovate
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 […]
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Running Your Business from Home: Pros and Cons
Running Your Business from Home: Pros and Cons
While more and more people have been choosing to work from home in recent years, many have been forced to do so given the current global pandemic. Now that many businesses owners have been operating from home for a number of weeks, some are considering whether they should continue to do so even after they are given the green light from the government to return to the workplace. This article explores the pros and cons of working from home and looks at ways to make […]
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How to Combat Mental Wellbeing During Isolation
How to Combat Mental Wellbeing During Isolation
While restrictions are easing, the COVID-19 pandemic is by no means over and as we continue to work remotely, this time of isolation can be more difficult for some. It is important to recognise that uncertainty and unpredictability can take a toll on mental wellbeing and some of us may be feeling this more than others. Mental health is just as important as […]
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