Upcoming Webinars To Help Business

Apr 15, 2020

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is running a series of webinars over the next two weeks to help businesses through COVID-19.

Keeping Your People Safe from Infection

When:
Wednesday 15/04
10am AEST, 9:30am ACST, 8am AWST
3pm AEST, 2:30am ACST, 1pm AWST

Wednesday 22/04
10am AEST, 9:30am ACST, 8am AWST

Wednesday 29/04 
1pm AEST, 12:30pm ACST, 11am AWST

Presenter: Tim McLean, Managing Director, TXM Lean Solutions Pty Ltd

Join: Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite
NOTE clients need this password to register: epevents

For many manufacturers production is continuing through the crisis. For these companies a key risk is an employee contracting the illness and stopping operations. TXM have reviewed the best strategies being used by major companies to mitigate these risks and ensure that production continues.

This webinar will cover best practice hygiene and social distancing practices in use by major companies in Australia along with strategies to minimize the impact should an infection occur.

Government Grants and Assistance

When: 
Wednesday 15/04 12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST – NEW! One to Many session – see below

Presenter: Nicholas Ng, Partner, Deloitte Private

Join: Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite ask them to add themselves to the “Wait List” of the 12noon AEST session: Wednesday 15/04, 12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST

Governments and banks are providing concessions to businesses to assist in this difficult economic time. This webinar will explore the stimulus packages that are available, what they mean for business owners and how to maximise the benefits.

  • Stimulus package and relief measures
  • Cash flow assistance SMEs
  • Assistance for employers with apprentices/trainees
  • ATO COVID-19 relief measures Support for the flow of credit
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Other business considerations
  • State Government Measures

Grants and Government Assistance: One to many (non-interactive session)

We have up to 100 places available for clients to attend one large, non-interactive session so that they can get the information they need about Grants and Government Assistance. Note due to numbers, this will be a less interactive session than small group sessions.  

People and Culture Impacts of COVID-19: Regulations and Obligations of Employers

When:
Thursday 16/04
12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST
3pm AEST, 2:30am ACST, 1pm AWST – NEW! One to Many session – see below

Thursday 23/04
10am AEST, 9:30am ACST, 8am AWST
12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST
3pm AEST, 2:30am ACST, 1pm AWST 

Presenter: Shaun Kelleher, Principal Advisor, Workplace Relations, Ai Group

Join:  Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite

The events concerning the COVID-19 health pandemic have created some unprecedented circumstances that businesses need to confront from a people management and human resources perspective.

In this live webinar we will provide attendees with a clear understanding of:

  • The circumstances under which an employee can be lawfully stood down without pay;
  • The instances where employees can access personal leave or other leave entitlements in response to circumstances concerning COVID-19;
  • The options available to manage reduction in working hours;
  • Managing people issues in an environment where there is increased working from home.

People and Culture Impacts of COVID-19: One to Many (non-interactive session)

We have up to 100 places available for clients to attend one large, non-interactive session so that they can get the information they need about People and Culture Impacts of COVID-19. Note due to numbers, this will be a less interactive session than small group sessions.
Join: Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite – ask them to add themselves to the “Wait List” of the 3pm AEST session: Thursday 09/04, 3pm AEST, 2:30pm ACST, 1pm AWST

Business Continuity Plans

When:
Thursday 16/04
10am AEST, 9:30am ACST, 8am AWST
12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST (this One to Many session will have 100-places)
3pm AEST, 2:30am ACST, 1pm AWST

Thursday 23/04
10am AEST, 9:30am ACST, 8am AWST
12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST
3pm AEST, 2:30am ACST, 1pm AWST

Presenter: Tim McLean Managing Director TXM Lean Solutions

Join: Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite

NOTE clients need this password to register: epevents

Businesses are facing multiple risks of from the COVID-19 pandemic. These risks include:

  • Customer risks including loss of sales, payment issues and production interruptions at customers.
  • Supply risks including interrupted supply, supplier insolvency and hoarding.
  • Employee risks including COVID-19 infection, maintaining focus, mental health issues and non-attendance.
  • Financial risks – inventory obsolescence, stranded assets and unexpected costs.

The webinar will discuss each of these risks and how businesses can assess these risks and develop their own business continuity plan.

Business Continuity Plans: One to many (non-interactive session)

We have up to 100 places available for clients to attend one large, non-interactive session so that they can get the information they need about Business Continuity. Note due to numbers, this will be a less interactive session than small group sessions.

Join: Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite – ask them to add themselves to the “Wait List” for this session: 16/04 12noon AEST, 11:30am ACST, 10am AWST

Cashflow in a Crisis

 # We are professionally recording the core content of this webinar series so that you are able to provide the content to your customers at any time.  It should be ready for distribution next week.

When:
21/04 Tuesday
9am AEST, 8:30am ACST, 7am AWST
11am AEST, 10:30am ACST, 9am AWST
1:30pm AEST, 1:00pm ACST, 11:30am AWST

Presenter: Bernadette O’Connor, Executive Director at Management Governance Australia

Join: Ask clients to Register via Eventbrite

Now more than ever the prudent management of cashflow for small businesses is a critical component of managing the impacts COVID-19 on Australian businesses. This webinar is designed as a practical guide for businesses on how best to manage their business cash requirements during this crisis and support future liquidity as the pandemic eases.

The workshop will be supported by workshop slides that are tailored to the needs of this group of businesses. Real life examples are used to illustrate and reinforce key points.

Topics will include:

  • Mapping cash inflow and outflow
  • Managing Cash Inflow: Understanding your customers and their issues in this crisis
    • Formulating and implementing a plan to ensure receipt of cash – who is responsible for ensuring invoices are paid
    • Negotiating payment terms where necessary
    • Understanding and acting on risky debtors
  • Managing Cash Outflow: Understanding your expenses – timing and volume of cash outflows
    • Managing expenses through Internal Controls Doing things differently to reduce costs Allowing for GST, PAYG Tax and Superannuation obligations
    • Utilise your customers terms to assist your cash flow
  • Ensuring strong relationships: Debtors & creditors – they are important for your business to survive and thrive Banks and other institutions.

 

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