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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Economic Stimulus Package

Earlier in March, the Federal Government announced an economic stimulus package aimed at addressing the economic implications from the Coronavirus. The measures announced may be summarised as follows: 1. Increasing the instant asset write-off The immediate asset write-off threshold will be ...

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We are Here to Support You

Lockwood Partners and Provide Group are here to support all our clients and we are committed to remaining open for business, although many of our advisors may be required to work from home. We understand that a number of our clients have been and will be adversely impacted by the Coronavirus ...

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What You Need to Know When Buying a New Printer

Printing technology continues to change, leaving the bulky printers of the past behind. As technology changes, prices continue to fall as well. Today, it seems there are so many options available it can be difficult to make a selection about which printer or multifunction device is the best for ...

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Should You Consider Refinancing Your Home?

If you have ever thought about a new mortgage to reduce repayments and interest or if you’ve needed cash for a large purchase, then you may like to refinance your home. Put simply, refinancing is the process of securing a new mortgage to replace a current mortgage. Refinancing can provide some ...

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The Importance of System Analytics and Audits for Your Business

The operations of most businesses are dependent on the performance of their IT systems. Failing to recognise threats or identify possible upgrades, or even to fully understand how your IT system should operate, can hinder business performance and create numerous security issues. System ...

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Biggest Mistakes in Managing Personal Wealth

Personal finance management is a skill that some of us never manage to develop. Regardless of your level of income, managing wealth effectively will give you the most freedom you can have in spending and living. Those who struggle with it are prone to similar traits and mistakes that strain ...

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Why You Might Want to think about Cyber Liability Insurance

One of the biggest increasing risks for businesses in Australia is cyber security. The financial consequences of these issues can be severe – the average cost of a cyber incident in Australia is around $250,000. Ensuring that your business is protected against such risks is something most ...

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Benefits of a Self-managed Super Fund

With so many options for super, how do you know if your fund will provide you the most for your retirement? Super funds pool your money with other peoples’ and are typically controlled by fund managers. Most funds aren’t accessible by their members until their retirement. Australian employers ...

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