Victorian Business Costs Assistance – Lockdown 4.0 support payments

 Victorian Business Costs Assistance  Lockdown 4.0 support payments Through Business Victoria, the Victorian State Government has released the guidelines for its latest round of support for businesses and sole traders that the current Victorian lockdown has impacted. There are two specific schemes – the Business Costs Assistance Program (round two) and the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund.Continue reading “Victorian Business Costs Assistance – Lockdown 4.0 support payments”

The 2021 Federal Budget. Once in a lifetime.

  The Australian Federal Budget 2021 Once in a lifetime…  Last night – Tuesday, May 11, 2021, the Treasurer handed down the budget for the 21/22 year. While the government won’t describe it this way, it is clearly an election budget – given the next election is due by Mid May 2022, so unless they goContinue reading “The 2021 Federal Budget. Once in a lifetime.”

Din Din Din! Your days as a director are about to be ‘numbered.’

  Din Din Din! Your days as a director are  about to be ‘numbered.’ The Federal Government is working on implementing a Director ID number system, which will allow for the tracing of directors across companies. This system is to be implemented from November 30, 2022, and Directors will be required to apply for aContinue reading “Din Din Din! Your days as a director are about to be ‘numbered.’”

Securing your business online

  With almost all businesses and professional activities finding their activity pushed on line over the last 12 months, and the ease with which we open up our phones and mobile tablets to buy, sell, book appointments and the like, the whole area is open for exploitation. So what can you do about it? Ironically,Continue reading “Securing your business online”

2020 Vision – I can see clearly now the year has gone

2020 Vision I can see clearly now the year has gone.  (with apologies to Jimmy Cliff)  Lessons from a year in lockdown As we move into 2021 and the end of summer, let’s look back at the realisations that came from the year that was 2020. Yes, the headings are song titles. Let’s have someContinue reading “2020 Vision – I can see clearly now the year has gone”

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