Cash grants ‘lifeline’ for SA small businesses and income support payments for regional workers

Tens of thousands of South Australian small and medium-sized businesses that suffer a significant loss of income or have been forced to close as a result of the state’s seven day lockdown will be offered a $3,000 emergency cash grant as part of a major financial assistance package announced yesterday by the Marshall Liberal Government.

5 Creative Ways to Find Employees Post-Pandemic [Members Only]

If you’re running ads along with all the other employers out there, you’re at the mercy of their budgets—and if they have a larger one than you—they may be able to get their wanted ads in more effective places more often. A sign in your place of business can also be effective but only if the right person passes your place. To stand out in this employee’s market, you need to get creative.

6 Signs of a Healthy Business

Is your business healthy outside of the balance sheet? Go through this list and ask yourself how many of these qualities your business meets. If you’re missing a few, you may want to see how quickly you can add them. After all, they are a good indicator of business health long before you begin to see signs of trouble in the balance sheets or books.

3 Small Business Lessons to Learn During COVID [Members Only]

This has certainly been a weird year. As we begin to adjust to our new reality, there are some things you could be doing in your business that may help you out in the post-COVID time. We can’t say it will ever be a return to normal. We’ve lost our innocence in some ways. Preparing for the worst in the past would never have (completely) readied us for this. But hopefully we’ve learned a thing or two to help us with future business.

6 Things People Want in Businesses Operating During COVID [Members Only]

Six months into the COVID and we’re all still trying to figure out what’s going on. Should masks be required? Is Schoolies still going to be held in Victor? Do we need goggles?

But what we do know is that a lot of customers are still concerned about their health and the health of those around them. Because of that, there are several things you should be doing (and marketing) in your business.

First, it’s not only important to change business processes to help ease customers’ worries over safety but it’s equally important to make sure that you tell customers and market what you’re doing. You’re changing how you do business. Make sure your customers know what you’re doing.