Everything you need to know to manage your business and thrive during these challenging times
What are your obligations to employees? What assistance for your business?
** If you’re one of the countless Australian businesses facing major workplace changes as a result of COVID-19 (such as a suddenly-remote workforce), we’re here to help you transition seamlessly. Our complete guide to the COVID-19 workplacehere will help you.
** Managing your obligations as an employer is key to capitalising on this newfound productivity. Yes, it’s a brand new workplace - but you have the same old obligations (plus a few new ones, too). Find out more here.
** If your staff are still in the workplace, or if they are slowly returning to work as a result of restrictions easing- consider being proactive in your approach to keeping your staff safe. Avoid scrolling for hours to find the information you need, clickhere to find accurate and up-to date information on COVID-19. Find out more information on proper self-isolation hereand for information on social distancing, click here. You can also find a helpful and printable infographic on washing your hands here.
Business and Risk Management
Contractual obligations during COVID-19? How to manage future risk?
** Feeling overwhelmed by the challenges of meeting existing contractual obligations - or how to negotiate new ones - is completely understandable right now. However, there is a legal clause that may offer assistance in times like these. Learn how the Force Majeure clause can help you here.
Thrive through COVID-19
New ways of doing business? New ways of managing teams?
** Going digital with contracts. Welcome to the age of electronic signatures, where you, your clients and most modern businesses rely on keyboards - not pens - to make things official. But is typing your name a legally-binding substitute for the real thing? Find out here, where we discuss the legalities, requirements and grey areas of electronic signatures - so you can feel confident conducting business online in the time of COVID-19.
** How to thrive with a remote workforce: Check out details of the three steps here.
** Besides the physical (and psychological) challenges of life and business in lockdown, meeting your rental payments in this time of uncertain income can feel impossible. But relief is here - taking the form of new laws passed in late March 2020. Find out here what they are, how they can benefit you, and new obligations if you’re a landlord.