Jobkeeper Subsidy Payment – what you need to know

On 30 March 2020, the Federal Government announced further financial assistance to businesses affected by COVID-19, by way of a new Jobkeeper Subsidy Payment. This payment is a wage subsidy, to be paid to businesses, sole traders, businesses without employees, not-for-profits and charities, who have experienced a loss of at least 30% of their turnover [...]

2020-03-31T02:36:52+00:00March 31st, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Jobkeeper Subsidy Payment – what you need to know

Diary entry – Working from home

Rankin Business Lawyers was created with an overarching goal of being a completely virtual firm enabling us to work from home, reduce our travel time, and spend more time with our families.  I started about 6 months into operations as the first employee to set up systems and processes and have our entire law practice [...]

2020-03-19T00:30:00+00:00March 19th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Diary entry – Working from home

Is your business ready for lockdown? What you need to know when transitioning to a remote workplace

With the increased likelihood of further social-distancing directives being issued by our Government, many businesses will soon be facing the prospect of turning their workplace into a remote workplace (if their business requirements allow for this structure). This is a great way to endeavour to keep your business up and running during this time, with [...]

2020-03-18T03:32:07+00:00March 18th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Is your business ready for lockdown? What you need to know when transitioning to a remote workplace

Coronavirus and Employment Laws – What you need to know

With coronavirus (COVID-19) now a global pandemic, there is understandably a lot of information for businesses and individuals to get their heads around. Already, there is an influx of information available to people concerning how to best prevent the spread of COVID-19, especially in the workplace. The Department of Health, Worksafe Victoria and Safe Work [...]

2020-03-15T21:55:38+00:00March 15th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Coronavirus and Employment Laws – What you need to know