December 2021 quarter economic review in OBT’s Autumn 2022 outlook. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please speak to your Financial Adviser.
The Rural Economic Development Grants offer up to $200,000 as a co-contribution grant to strengthen primary production sectors and bolster rural communities. Expressions of interest are now open for round four.
The Queensland Government has launched the Back to work in agriculture incentive scheme to help you on your way with payments of up to $1,500 to assist with costs associated with travelling and staying in regional, rural and remote locations.
There’s a lot of talk about the impact of ‘remote work’. What does this mean for businesses? What should leaders be thinking about?
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a major feature on the global stage, but indicators suggest that there is economic expansion on the horizon.
The 2020 Budget is all about jobs, jobs and spending to make more jobs. We already have JobSeeker and JobKeeper, and now we have JobMaker and JobTrainer.
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.
Under the JobKeeper Payment, businesses impacted by the Coronavirus will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees. The JobKeeper payment will be administered by the ATO, and will be paid to businesses that have experienced a downturn of more than 30% (50% for businesses over $1bn).
Slow economic growth is a global theme, with few exceptions. The Australian economy is not immune to this slowdown.
The recent Federal election will have a major influence on the economy as will government spending in the future. Read why.