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Federal Industrial Relations Minister Christian Porter on jobkeeper wages and casual workers News
JobKeeper still a no-go for casuals, now easier for charities though

Charities will now find it much easier to access the JobKeeper wage subsidy program in comparison to casual workers.  Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says not-for-profit charities can now apply for the JobKeeper benefit if they’ve suffered a 15 per cent hit to revenue because of the pandemic. But many charities are expected to still miss out because Read More…

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redundancy during COVID-19 pandemic Media Releases
Employers, redundancy should be last resort during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses across Australia and New Zealand to close their doors, putting employers in the difficult position of what to do with staff. Hundreds of thousands of workers in a number of industries, including the travel, hospitality and retail sectors are facing months of uncertainty, with COVID-19 expected to further spread Read More…

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Adina Watches talks importance of Australian manufacturing prompted by COVID-19 Featured | Small Business
When COVID-19 is offer, reconsider foreign outsourcing…

With international manufacturing markets being thrown into uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, General Manager of Adina Watches, Grant Menzies, believes there has never been a better time to shine a spotlight on the capabilities of Australian businesses than right now. As one of the nation’s oldest watchmakers, Adina has always been advocates for home-soil Read More…

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TECMASK, face mask business, sales grow with coronavirus Startup
Designer face mask business TECMASK sees 8000% growth in January

TECMASK has seen unforeseen and unplanned exponential business and sales growth of their face masks since the outbreak of coronavirus. Originally ridiculed for their business idea, sales have boomed since the demand increased with the spread of COVID19.  In 2015, daughter and father duo Maddy and David Scarf founded TECMASK – a Sydney-based business that produces Read More…

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CEO at ASPL, Kris Grant, on operating a business during COVID-19 Expert
How to lead effectively during the COVID-19 crisis

The government’s recent shutdown in response to the COVID-19 outbreak has led to nearly every business facing the challenge of how to continue operating effectively. For many managers, it will be the first time trying to navigate through a crisis. Management consultant and CEO at ASPL, Kris Grant says, “Although it is an uncertain time Read More…

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