Rebuilding Australia: the role of small business
We've commissioned Bernard Salt and The Demographics Group to prepare a report on how businesses will operate in the 'brave new world beyond lockdown', developing a broad narrative around the need for small business in particular to adapt to the new drivers of demand.
News just in
Below, you’ll find the latest on financial relief measures and programs designed to support businesses impacted by COVID-19 here in Australia.
JobKeeper is changing - here's an update.
Understand the changes to the business eligibility criteria, subsidy payment amounts and key dates.
Managing cash flow in tough times.
Tips on getting paid faster, delaying your own bills, dealing with the ATO and even raising your prices.
COVIDSafe return to work regulations.
If your business is able to begin reopening the government has proposed a detailed set of regulations to adhere to. Read more.
Returning to work resources
When businesses are able to start reopening their doors to customers, it's important to understand the Safe Work guidelines. We've created a host of resources to help you visualise how the guidelines apply to your business.
Mental health support
Coronavirus is changing the way we live and work, and this brings a range of emotions, including uncertainty - that's why we're a proud partner with Beyond Blue.
The Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service delivered by Beyond Blue provides everyone in Australia with mental health information and support 24/7. Visit coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au.
Dealing with the financial impact of being out of work
If you have lost your job recently, there are steps you can take to restructure your finances to help you to manage your funds and smooth the transition period.
How to support employees during the coronavirus pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting small business owners, senior leaders and managers with unprecedented challenges and many difficult choices.
How business owners and managers can manage their mental health
Whether your business has closed or is still operating, here are some strategies to help you through the toughest of times.
Not Alone with Marc Fennell
We’re proud to support Beyond Blue’s first-ever podcast series, ‘Not Alone’ where everyday Australians talk about their mental health journey to help you with yours.
Boss moves from the community
Boss moves come in all shapes and sizes. We're heroing some of the small businesses in our community who have made a pivot with their business to survive through COVID-19.
Look at scheduling apps that you can use to book in video consultations with clients so you can continue delivering your service but in other ways.
Think about your business community and ways you can support and promote them. If you're in retail look to eccomerce and how you can take your business online.
If you've had to move your business to online classes, think beyond your core product to wellbeing for when your customers need a break from everything and to support their mental health.
If there's still demand for your service but you can't satisfy it face to face, research tools that can help you deliver it online.
Business continuity hub
Visit Xero Central for tools to help your business get through unforeseen disruptions. Register for upcoming webinars, find business and mental health resources, and connect with the Xero community to share your experience.
We'll continue to add useful resources and information so keep checking in.Explore the hub