COVID: JobKeeper 2.0

Aug 11, 2020

***updated 25 Sept 2020***

Who would have thought we would still have people in isolation in August, and be discussing JobKeeper extensions? I certainly had expected the world to be in a better position by now.

Alas, here we are... but thankfully there is some help continuing with JobKeeper...

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COVID: applying for JobKeeper

Apr 20, 2020

***as at 23 April 2020***

Let's say you ARE eligible for JobKeeper and you are ready to make your application... and then you get totally confused and roll on the floor crying. Same here. 

But, it is my job to translate the mumbo jumbo and get you the help you need. So, I got myself off the...

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COVID: preparing Xero for Job Keeper

Apr 14, 2020

***as at 20 April 2020***

Sometimes we just need someone to spell it out for us, right? 

This blog is for anyone who

  • Uses Xero accounting software*, and
  • Intends to receive the Job Keeper payments, and
  • Has employees

If you have no idea what I am talking about, no stress. Check out the 2...

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COVID: so... you're a boss?

Apr 01, 2020

***as at 14 April 2020***

 One of my favourite sayings is "I'm not bossy, I am the boss", though the word bossy is still quite a trigger for me! 

This blog is all about support and options available to employers through covid. We have a separate blog for sole trader specific covid...

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COVID: so... you're a sole trader?

Apr 01, 2020

***as at 1 April 2020***

It is a big, scary, confusing world out there normally, let alone today, and when we work for ourselves it can feel all that more alone. But, rest assured, we're all this shit boat together sailing the choppy seas... and I am right here with you and I have been trained to...

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COVID: but what about after this is all 'over'?

Apr 01, 2020

Are we there yet?

Nope, sorry my friends. We're at the start of the journey now and yes, there is a long road ahead. I think this COVID stuff is going to impact every human, it is just a question of when and to what extent. I encourage you to be sensitive to one another through this - we're all...

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COVID: emotional and financial survival guide

Apr 01, 2020

Keep Busy (or not)

Here are some of the things I have been doing through my first 15 days of COVID self-imposed isolation, that have kept me sane:

  • Rest - you are on a pretty extreme emotional journey right now and your mind and your heart might need a break. Take it, guilt free. You will be more...
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COVID: where do I even start?

Apr 01, 2020

In times of uncertainty it can feel impossible to find a way forward.

I know personally I have been on an emotional journey since that first announcement of the cancellation of Melbourne International Comedy Festival. A lot of my friends, and of course my clients, were affected by this decision...

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