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  • June 19 2020 Positioning your business for recovery – Oracle Netsuite webinar

    Save the date: Thursday, 25th June 2020 | 12:30 p.m. AEST As the economy starts to reopen, every business needs to assess their situation and start planning for what’s next. Having a strategy to operate during periods of great uncertainty is important to help businesses adapt and make the right decisions. Join Oracle NetSuite, Hunter Read More…

  • June 18 2020 Aussie workers want to work from home permanently: Survey

    The Aussie workplace might change permanently, new research suggests. A survey of people who have been working from home during the pandemic has found that 86 per cent want to continue doing so, at least part-time – even once their workplaces resume ‘normal’ operations. What’s more, 73 per cent believe their employers would be open Read More…

  • June 12 2020 Dynamic Business Cadet Journalist Positions – Applications now open

    Cadet journalist jobs are available at Dynamic Business, with applications now open for two part-time roles. The job description and details on how to apply are listed below.  DynamicBusiness.com.au Dynamic Business is expanding our editorial team as we enter an exciting time of growth. We are hiring two cadet journalists to join the editorial team Read More…

  • June 10 2020 $100,000 Mentored Grant opening with Lexus and Mark Bouris partnership

    Lexus has partnered with Mark Bouris to announce the new Lexus and Mentored Grant – a $100,000 grant initiative aimed to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs take control of their journey at a time when they need it most. The introduction of the new Lexus and Mentored Grant aims to target small business people with an innovative Read More…

  • June 3 2020 A new plan for Australian manufacturing sector

    A plan to re-ignite Australia’s languishing manufacturing sector was launched this week by the industry itself and will be delivered to government. The plan, which contains 11 major recommendations, is entitled A New Deal Plan for Manufacturing. The plan was crowd sourced during April and May from Australia’s manufacturing communities, academics and industry experts. It Read More…

  • May 27 2020 JobMaker plan to get economy “out of the ICU”

    Yesterday, in an announcement, Scott Morrison revealed a ‘JobMaker’ plan to strengthen and grow the economy post-lockdown by focussing on equipping Australians with in-demand skills, assisting key industries such as manufacturing, working on a new tax system and more. He said that the emergency stimulus measures had kept the economy going but that it was Read More…

  • May 15 2020 State roadmaps for easing COVID-19 lockdowns: A business summary

    Now that the different states and territories across Australia have had time to digest the government’s announcement last week on easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions under a three-step plan, we have summarised their plans for you here, with specific consideration to business.  Last Friday, the National Cabinet introduced the three-step plan to give some clarity for Read More…

  • May 14 2020 Shorter payment times incoming with the Payment Times Reporting Bill

    The Payment Times Reporting Bill aims to address late payments and the consequential struggle with cash flow, which is an ongoing problem for Australia’s 3.4 million small businesses, with the negative impacts spreading widely across the broader economy with juggling suppliers. Paying small businesses late creates a back log effect. The Government has been prompted Read More…

  • May 9 2020 What the National Cabinet has said about easing lockdown restrictions

    The National Cabinet met last Friday (8 May) to discuss the easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in Australia, which are expected to be rolled out gradually within the coming months.  The measures being introduced aim to get the country ready for a more ‘normal’ return to working lives and help to rebuild a sustainable economy.  Read More…

  • May 4 2020 Staffing platform Weploy develops free service for finding furloughed jobs

    Weploy, an on-demand staffing platform, has this week announced that it has launched a new platform called WeployConnect, which aims to help those who have lost their jobs in the economic decline caused by COVID-19.  Unlike other labour exchange platforms that have emerged during this period, WeployConnect is a free service for both job seekers Read More…

  • April 21 2020 RBA: Economy could start to bounce back in September

    The Reserve Bank says the economy could start to bounce back in the September quarter as government begins to ease coronavirus restrictions towards the middle of the year. RBA Governor Philip Lowe said easing COVID-19 restrictions will undoubtedly help the economy, though moving too quickly could entrench an already disastrous decay in jobs, wages, inflation, and Read More…

  • April 20 2020 Virgin Australia to file for administration: reports

    Virgin Australia has reportedly filed for voluntary administration as it’s overwhelmed by massive debt brought on by the coronavirus lockdowns. An airline spokesman wouldn’t comment on Monday evening about various media reports. The Sydney Morning Herald and the Age reported that a decision was expected to be made at tonight’s board meeting and that accounting Read More…

  • April 6 2020 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…

  • April 2 2020 Big businesses shouldn’t use COVID-19 as “excuse” not to pay

    Small businesses are pleading to be paid on time, with Ombudsman Kate Carnell urging big businesses not to use the COVID-19 economic downturn as an excuse not to pay up. The reports of big businesses using COVID-19 as an excuse to delay payments to their small business suppliers is disappointing. “Now is the time for Read More…

  • March 31 2020 The $130 billion wage subsidy scheme (JobKeeper payment) explained

    A $130 billion wage subsidy scheme (JobKeeper) has been announced by federal government to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan to subside wages, known as the JobKeeper payment, is historic, with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg stating to Sky News this morning that Australia has “never seen income support like this.” Prime Minister Scott Morrison Read More…