The key part of JobTrainer skills package is the expansion of the 50% apprentice wage subsidy to businesses with fewer than 200 employees. Plus, the subsidy has been extended from its original end date of 30 September 2020 to 31 March 2021.
The world began 2020 much as it ended in 2019. There was growing optimism in the global economy with expectations that the US and China had ‘buried the hatchet’ on trade disputes and the United Kingdom would be exiting the European Union (EU) in a less disruptive fashion. This optimism lasted until February.
⚠️ The Queensland Government’s Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant Program Round 2 will open on 1 July 2020. To get ready to submit an application, follow the ‘how to apply’ information here or call OBT’s friendly Business Solutions team on 07 5462 2277. Hurry! The first round closed fast.
Important information about the reporting process for the business monthly declaration for employers receiving the Jobkeeper payment subsidy.
Your Business Model is not something you change lightly. Only fundamental shifts in your market, vision or business priorities will justify modifying how you make money. That said, a vibrant and resilient organisation is ultra-sensitive to change and responds quickly.
Survival has been on the minds of many leaders recently. But businesses are shifting their focus to resilience. What does it take to build businesses that can survive AND thrive in the longer term? Past methods may not work as well in the ‘new’ environment. Then again, what will really change? In this article, we’ll look at some attributes of resilient businesses.
From working with an accounting firm in one of Brisbane’s iconic high-rises to celebrating 20 years as an accountant with OBT, Sue’s career is certainly varied. Read why, as we congratulate Sue Dobinson on Happy 20th Anniversary at OBT!
Recent global events are testing the mettle of even the most experienced leaders. What skills are necessary in this time of uncertainty? What leadership traits will help steer a business through the multitude of challenges and threats? Read on for leadership ideas which can be applied in your business.
In response to the coronavirus (‘COVID-19’) pandemic currently impacting the economy and businesses generally, each Australian State and Territory Government has announced relief and other support packages as part of the broader economic stimulus measures. We look at some of the Queensland Government’s key initiatives.
What steps do you need to take to receive the JobKeeper Payment? Many employers around Australia are asking this same question. During the week commencing Monday 20 April one of our friendly staff will be in contact with you to discuss your possible eligibility for the JobKeeper payment.