The Value of Financial Advice During COVID
The Value of Financial Advice During COVID

Everyone in Australia has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to some degree. With the disruption to our work and social lives, it is one of the most significant challenges many of us have ever faced. But what has it meant for our money and financial wellbeing? The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) recently […]

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JobKeeper 2.0
JobKeeper 2.0

On 21 July 2020, the Government announced that JobKeeper 1.0 will remain until 27 September 2020, and following this JobKeeper 2.0 will continue for a further 6 months to 28 March 2021 but with tighter access and reduced rates. From 28 September 2020, employers seeking to claim JobKeeper payments will need to reassess their eligibility […]

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Learnings from COVID …an Advisor’s Perspective
Learnings from COVID …an Advisor’s Perspective

In a time of crisis, clear, concise & proactive communication creates calm. This was the message we reinforced to our team when the number of COVID-19 cases kept rising throughout March 2020 and the situation intensified. On Monday 16 March, we sat down together as a leadership group and enacted our continuity plan on how […]

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Commercial Tenancies and COVID-19
Commercial Tenancies and COVID-19

The purpose of the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct (“the Code”) is to impose a set of good faith leasing principles for application to commercial tenancies (including retail, office and industrial) between owners/operators/other landlords and tenants, where the tenant is an eligible business for the purpose of the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper programme. The objective […]

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JobKeeper Payment – How, What & When
JobKeeper Payment – How, What & When

As no doubt every business owner in Australia is aware, the JobKeeper payment of $1,500 per fortnight was legislated just over a week ago (on 8 April 2020). However, the details of how this will be applied on a practical basis for eligible businesses and employees is still being be released, updated, and implemented by […]

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