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  • June 1 2020 2 in 3 businesses planned to purchase capital in FY21, should the asset write-off be extended?

    Research reveals that, before the outbreak of COVID, 2 in 3 businesses had planned on investing in capital in FY21, which asks the question of whether the asset write-off threshold should be extended further.  The figure comes from an independent survey of 261 Australian businesses – 88 per cent of which are SMEs – commissioned by Money.com.au, Read More…

  • May 29 2020 The double-digit growth of webinars for lead gen during COVID-19

    New research from a leading digital event provider reveals nearly nine in 10 (85 percent) Australian organisations are utilising webinars as a key marketing and education channel for engaging remote audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – a 21 percent increase over the last year.  Webinar adoption and spending have also shown high double-digit growth, with Read More…

  • May 28 2020 HR Legal’s tips for developing your COVIDSafe plan

    Many workplaces are now receiving the green-light to open their offices and begin reintegrating their staff back into the workplace, however this can only be done with a COVIDSafe plan in place, as per the government’s announcement on lockdown easing. Commencing the return to work seems like a straight-forward task, however, for many Australian businesses Read More…

  • May 27 2020 Let’s talk: Entrepreneur essentials

    Entrepreneurs are often talked about in an admirable way, possessing traits and habits that are uncommon to most people. These traits and habits give them their desire and drive to create and innovate, as well as most importantly take risks.  The current environment has been testing for entrepreneurs as they have had to steer their Read More…

  • May 26 2020 Startup GO1 secures over US$40 Million in funding with remote work explosion

    The increase in remote workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic means that more users than ever are on the GO1 platform for remote learning. GO1.com, a content hub designed to help companies upscale their workforce with on-demand training, has announced it has raised over US$40 million in a Series C funding and has said it has Read More…

  • May 22 2020 Artificial Intelligence: Is the pandemic a turning point?

    The disruption caused by COVID-19 may be a technology turning point for many businesses and specifically an acceleration in the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Business owners and leaders are seeking fast, accurate insights and analytics to help them make better decisions in the rapidly evolving business landscape. Leaders have been forecasting scenarios such as: Read More…

  • May 21 2020 6 business trends to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Lawpath has collected data from the 130,000 businesses that their legal platform to determine 6 strong business trends that have taken off in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since March this year, the business landscape as we know it has shifted dramatically to something unrecognisable – CBDs are empty and shopping centres deserted. Government shutdowns, Read More…

  • May 21 2020 Don’t bring your staff back to work until you have done these things

    With lockdown restrictions gradually being eased across the country, Australian workplaces are looking at the types of changes needed in order to meet new COVID-19 (COVIDSafe) requirements post-lockdown. Office National’s CEO Gavin Ward said today, “Australian workplaces have a responsibility to enforce strict social distancing rules after the lockdown and to implement many other changes.” Read More…

  • May 20 2020 Let’s Talk: Supporting employees and protecting their wellbeing

    Supporting employees has never been more important than now, given the uncertainty we are experiencing. Although lockdowns are slowly easing, the working and business world won’t be back to “normal” any time soon. In fact, perhaps it will never go back but only move forward towards a “new normal.” How can businesses best support employees and Read More…

  • May 18 2020 Can WFH employees refuse to go back to the office?

    What are the rights of the employee and the employer regarding the return to the office? Can working from home employees refuse to go back to the workplace due to COVID-19, even if it has a ‘COVIDSafe’ plan?  As Australia commences it’s return to normality in the wake of COVID-19, the internet is already abuzz Read More…

  • May 15 2020 Social distancing officers… does your business need one?

    In the new world of work going forward, is it possible that your workplace and business will need a COVID-19 social distancing officer? Australia has made tremendous progress in limiting the effects of COVID-19 and all indications are that we are on the path to socio-economic recovery. For many businesses, this means a return to Read More…

  • May 13 2020 Welcome to the new normal: 5 ways COVID-19 has changed work forever

    There is no denying that COVID-19 pandemic has permanently changed the way we work. You don’t need to look far to see that’s the case. Long deemed an added perk, the ability to work from home – where possible – could now be deemed as an essential feature of the modern workplace. Failing to offer work from Read More…

  • May 13 2020 Let’s Talk: Opinion on the government’s stimulus packages

    During the crisis, the government has unveiled many stimulus packages to support businesses and sustain the economy, including the JobKeeper payment, the early release of superannuation and the halting of property evictions.  In dealing with this highly unprecedented event of a pandemic, the Australian government has had to quickly guide all states and territories through potential economy failure and Read More…

  • May 13 2020 Dynamic Business COVID-19 stimulus offer

    We know so many of our business readers are hurting, our mission is to help you and your business get through this period, survive and grow.  If COVID-19 has massively impacted your business we are offering the chance to feature your business in our newsletter free of charge. We send out over 50,000 emails each Read More…

  • May 11 2020 Defamation and online reviews: What are your rights?

    Has your business ever had a bad online review? The traditional advice has been to shake it off and move on. That’s precious little comfort to a business whose reputation has been ruined, however. As goes the reputation, so goes the business. For someone who has put heart and soul into building a business, this Read More…

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