JobKeeper 2.0 – The New Requirements

We previously provided you with details of the eligibility criteria to continue to receive JobKeeper, past the initial JobKeeper end date of 27 September 2020.  Last week, the Federal Government announced an easing of the eligibility criteria and further details have been provided in relation ...

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End of Financial Year

From everyone at Lockwood Partners and Provide Group, we would like to thank you for your ongoing support through these uncharted and challenging circumstances. A return to business as usual in some degree is very welcome, but it is expected that we will have to deal with a number of obstacles ...

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Why Your Business Needs Unified Continuity (Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery) Technology

Unified continuity and traditional backup are the two common data saving measures that all businesses rely on. The fundamental difference between the two choices is that unified technologies consist of fully integrated systems, while traditional backups do not.

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Why You Need to Review Your Financial Situation

Most people don’t realise the scope of consequence of failing to regularly review your financial situation. Particularly in economic times as trying as these, failure to understand your income and expenses can make you highly prone to financial ruin. It seems like common sense and yet many ...

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Benefits of Working with an Insurance Broker

Whether you’re an employee or a business owner, the reality is that accidents are a part of life – nearly everyone needs to make a claim at one time or another. While nobody likes paying for insurance, having suitable cover is just about a necessity in today’s world. No matter what happens in ...

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How Debt Consolidation Can Make Your Life Easier

Debt Consolidation proves to be a saving grace for many whose lives are made difficult by repayments. The pandemic economy is stretching borrowers very thin. At one time or another, nearly all us will take on debt. Few people have enough capital on hand to buy a car or a house outright from the ...

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward in the Pandemic Economy

While it feels like there’s no relief in the current pandemic economy, there’s always decisions that can be made to make the best of your financial situation. Reduction of unnecessary expenses is an activity all people can undertake, regardless of their socioeconomic background. While ...

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JobKeeper Turnover Tests and Further Guidance

The ATO have released further guidance in relation to the JobKeeper Payment scheme. Here we have provided a summary of the latest guidance and information: Eligible Business Participants Eligible business participants can enrol for JobKeeper in the same was as employers can enrol. That is, ...

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JobKeeper Update: Eligibility and Employment

Whilst the JobKeeper payment had been announced recently there has been a lack of detail as to the process and clarity around the rules. We have had a large volume of calls asking how the fall in turnover test operates and we now have further details as set out below.

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JobKeeper Scheme and Victorian State Government Business Support Fund Update

To address the turbulent economic situation fuelled by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government has introduced numerous new measures to support individuals and businesses affected by the crisis. Today we are reaching out to update you on some new support initiatives, including the highly ...

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