Articles/News (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 Implications for Business

There’s a great deal of uncertainty around the next phases of the coronavirus outbreak—a human tragedy. The prevalent narrative, focused on pandemic, underweights the possibility of a more optimistic outcome. As we monitor developments, this briefing highlights what we do and do not know, outlines potential economic scenarios, and discusses how businesses can act now.

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IBISWORLD COVID-19 Economic Assessment

IBISWorld, a leading industry research house, has published an in-depth breakdown of the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on every subdivision in Australia and New Zealand. This report, compiled by a team of senior industry analysts, classifies the level of disruption for each subdivision, and provides analysis relating to the key factors that will determine their performance over the remainder of 2019-20 and beyond.

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Practical Tips for dealing with the ‘C’ word

Some simple tips to set up your home office for working from home during the Coronavirus crisis.

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How cities are helping workers and small businesses during the coronavirus crisis

Across the country, public events are being cancelled, shops and restaurants are shutting down, and workers are being sent home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This reduction in commerce is necessary as a public health response to the virus, but its adverse effects are already rippling through local economies—and will likely worsen in the coming weeks.

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What you need to know about the Government stimulus package for small business

We’ve been through the treasury documents regarding the $25k payment and our conclusion is that many are going to need help to fully access and optimise the small business payment. With up to $25k on the line for activity statements between 1 January and 30 June 2020 this should be optimised to maximise your entitlement, writes Flying Solo alumni, James Millar of 360Partners.com.au

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How to boost your immune system during the Coronavirus outbreak

Simple methods to take care of your body and business.  Written by author Ben Angel.

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How Australia’s small businesses are staying afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic

Hear directly from small business owners around Australia about the tactics that they’re employing to keep their small businesses afloat during the current Coronavirus pandemic.

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8 tips for crushing your job while working from home, from 6 leaders who have worked remotely for years

Employees around the world are being told to work remotely in the wake of coronavirus. But going from a buzzing office to quiet solitude is an adjustment.  While many remote jobs are different, there are some universal ways to set yourself up for success.

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