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COVID-19: Business JobSaver program expanded

The joint NSW Government and Commonwealth JobSaver program has been expanded to further support businesses and individuals impacted by the extended lockdown. Here’s what’s changed: The maximum weekly payment has also been substantially increased, with employing businesses that maintain their employee headcount now able receive between $1,500 and $100,000 per week, up from $10,000, with…

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AdviceCo team doing things from a (social) distance

COVID has put a dampener on many events and traditions for all of us in Greater Sydney, including some of AdviceCo’s social traditions. The disappointment was real when we had to cancel our End of Financial Year lunch and monthly team meetings, but we weren’t going to give up so easily. With most of our…

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Commercial landlords and tenants: Changes to deal with rent stress

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On 14 July 2021, the NSW Government changed legislation to support businesses that are financially impacted by the current public health restrictions, and to maximise the businesses that can resume normal operation as soon as this is over and restrictions lift. Landlords are prevented from taking any prescribed action against an impacted business for a breach of a…

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6 steps to your business crisis management plan

crisis management

COVID-19 is the crisis that just won’t go away. From a business perspective, it is critical to factor the pandemic into business management, and it is, thankfully, not an onerous process at all. A good crisis management plan that is put into action will protect and promote your business. It may only take business owners…

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Best and worst stocks of FY21

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The last Financial Year was the best since 1987 for Australian shares. A common trend of savvy investors is to sell off winning stocks as soon as the new Financial Year ticks over. This saves them paying tax a year earlier than if it is sold the next fiscal year. Equally, savvy investors bought up…

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Latest COVID-19 Grants, Loans & Financial Assistance

COVID-19 Grants, Loans & Financial Assistance

COVID-19 business grants comparison Use the Service NSW quick reference guide to compare the grants and work out which one suits your situation. 2021 COVID-19 Business Grant A one-off payment to help businesses, sole traders or not-for-profit organisations impacted by the current Greater Sydney COVID-19 restrictions. Grants between $7,500 and $15,000 are available to eligible…

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