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Research reveals impact of COVID-19 on Aussie small businesses

- April 3, 2020 2 MIN READ

Research by QuickBooks Australia and conducted by YouGov has revealed just how much Australian small and medium businesses are being affected by COVID-19. The research conducted last week provides insights on how small businesses are really being impacted by the pandemic.

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90 days of solitude: Australia shut down til June 29

- April 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller says the state’s tough social distancing and isolation laws will remain in place for at least 90 days, taking the restrictions to June 29.  On Monday, the NSW government increased restrictions on freedom of movement in a bid to reduce the further spread of COVID-19, also ramping up the penalties… Read more »

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MYOB launches COVID-19 business preparedness guide

- April 2, 2020 2 MIN READ

Business owners looking for advice on cash flow, business continuity and business planning to survive the coronavirus pandemic have a new resource thanks to MYOB. The cloud business solution has developed a Business Preparedness Guide to assist Australian small businesses looking for answers during the current COVID-19 pandemic. With the rules of the game rapidly… Read more »

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How Order Up and Bolt Bikes are helping restaurants to survive the pandemic

- March 31, 2020 2 MIN READ

Online ordering platform, Order Up! and e-bike startup, Bolt Bikes are offering an immediate, cost-effective solution for Australia’s hospitality industry to stay operational during the COVID-19 crisis. With pubs and clubs, restaurants and cafes all forced to close their doors and offer delivery and takeaway options only, these two startups have developed an al-in-one order… Read more »

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Google Small Business Hub offers free resources during Covid-19

- March 31, 2020 2 MIN READ

Google Australia has launched the Google for Small Business Covid-19  online hub to provide helpful advice and resources to small and medium businesses as they navigate challenges caused by the spread of coronavirus. The resources are designed to help businesses communicate effectively with their customers and employees, and maintain business operations and continuity planning in… Read more »

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Banks are upping their support for business to prevent commercial property evictions during the COVID-19 downturn

- March 30, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australian banks are expanding their program of six-month loan deferrals to larger companies, offering relief on up to $250 billion in business borrowing. The major banks are backing the Australian Banking Association’s (ABA) extended Business Support Package to 98% of all businesses with a loan from an Australian bank, increasing the existing $3 million small… Read more »