What Office 365 Can Do for Your Workplace

The switch to cloud technology can be a significant decision as well as a drawn-out process for many companies. Although it may not be the best choice for every single business, its applications provide substantial benefit to many organisations, including in operational efficiency. Generally ...

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The $25,000 HomeBuilder Grant

The Federal Government has just announced the HomeBuilder grant as another component of the economic stimulus package. HomeBuilder pledges $25,000 to eligible applicants who are building or renovating their homes. Those who sign a building contract between June 4 and December 31, 2020, will be ...

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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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