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23 July 2020

Australian Government small business stimulus/relief package

The Australian Government announced an updated economic stimulus package to support the economy during coronavirus. Here are the stimulus details so far (as at 23 July 2020).

23 July 2020

JobKeeper Payment: key questions answered

The new JobKeeper Payment announced on 30 March aims to help businesses who have been affected by COVID-19 keep paying employees, this includes people who are self-employed. Here are some key points about eligibility (as at 23 July 2020).

23 July 2020

Summary of stimulus packages for sole traders

Are you a sole trader who is unsure of which coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus/relief packages you’re eligible to receive? We’ve put together this summary to help you (details are correct as at 23 July 2020).

23 July 2020

Does your business need a Working with Children Check?

A Working with Children Check is essential for staff working in child-related roles. Read our FAQs to see if you or your staff need to complete one.

21 July 2020

5 tips for starting a consulting business

Thinking about using your know-how to start your own consulting business? Here are some important things to consider to help you make a business from your expertise.

17 July 2020

Doing business differently: Riggs Australia

From filming wildlife documentaries to live-streaming funerals - we learn how filmmakers Riggs Australia pivoted their business during COVID-19.

15 July 2020

Why you need a Google My Business listing

A free Google My Business listing is an important tool for any small business that wants to be found online. Here’s how to get started.

13 July 2020

Doing business differently: Tech Window

Gavin Barnes, the owner of Tech Window in Busselton, tell us how he was doing business differently during the coronavirus pandemic.

13 July 2020

New banking relief announcement

The Australian Banking Association has announced new loan deferral arrangements for small businesses affected by coronavirus (as at 30 March 2020).

10 July 2020

The shortcut to claiming COVID-19 home office deductions

The ATO has made it easier for people who worked from home during the coronavirus pandemic to claim a deduction for home office expenses.

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