SUPPORT FOR EMPLOYERS AND SOLE TRADERS AMID COVID- 19

Coronavirus information and support for business Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses. What support is available to you? Restrictions on non-essential services Find out which non-essential businesses are impacted by the new restrictions on social gatherings. Support available for sole traders If you’re a sole trader, learn…

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Ursa Komac

Name: Ursa Komac Position: Director of Academic Programs in Architecture Company: Western Sydney University   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? The people I work with are what I enjoy most about working in the construction industry. I like being able to discuss, hear and understand different…

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BHP ESTABLISHES $50 MILLION (AUD) VITAL RESOURCES FUND TO HELP SUPPORT REGIONAL COMMUNITIES

BHP will establish a $50 million (AUD) Vital Resources Fund to help support regional Australian communities in its areas of operation, which are facing the significant challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic. The establishment of the Fund follows BHP’s commitment to deliver $100 million into small, local and Indigenous businesses by accelerating payments and reducing payment…

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ATO AND TAX SUPPORT

The Federal Government has announced cash payments to employers to assist with the cost of salary and wages. Eligible businesses are those that employ staff and have a turnover of less than $50 million. Such businesses, whether companies, trusts, partnerships or sole traders can receive payments between $2,000 and a maximum of $50,000. The receipt…

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“An online platform and community backed by BHP. An organisation scaling quickly with the emphasis on connecting people in remote workplaces”

“We have engineered a business that is resilient with a strong balance sheet, strong assets and low-cost operations that can generate cash through the cycle. This will allow us to continue to contribute to the economy at a time when it is needed most” – Mike Henry, CEO of BHP With trends rapidly changing amid Covid-19, we…

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