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Don’t miss out…vital info included


Welcome to this weekly update of all things small business start-up and more. How are you all? Get a cuppa at the ready to read what’s In this issue:

  • Win of the week! (you tell us about your wins)
  • Tips on building your own website (continued from last week)
  • Latest 1 June measures 

ATO and Treasury overestimate Jobkeeper by $60bn. The federal government has blamed around 1,000 employers incorrectly filling in a form on how many employees they have for massively overestimating the size of the Jobkeeper payment scheme.… Read more...

Your Business Issues… solved


Hi everyone!

How’s everyone feeling? It’s been an interesting weekend in the first stage of the three-step plan. Many of us have been enjoying some newfound freedoms after weeks of rigid social distancing. Venues that have been open in recent weeks have only been able to serve takeaway but now can have up to ten socially distanced diners https://www.pm.gov.au/media/update-coronavirus-measures-08may20.

In this issue:

  • A guide to collaborations for your business
  • Training on offer for you and your business 
  • Tips for building your first website

Three stage approach until July – understand the implications for your business


Hi everyone!

How are you all?  Well, we hope. In this issue, gain an understanding of the post-COVID business trends and the steps to a post COVID world. It feels like we are moving forward towards a new phase of the business world, a post COVID world. Do you feel the same? We’d love to hear from you about your own thoughts.

Thanks to the 30 or so clients who came along (via Zoom) to both the Marketing 101 webinar and the Book Slam session that Ellie ran last week. We will repeat the Marketing 101 again, as it was deemed so useful. Watch this space!… Read more...

Must have news you can’t miss


Hello everyone,

We hope you are managing your way through this crisis and taking each day as it comes.

The National Cabinet will discuss lifting Australia’s coronavirus restrictions for the first time this Thursday – as the Federal Government rolls out the mobile app it believes could bring the country out of lockdown. The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). 📱

The rate of coronavirus transmission in Australia is slowing, with latest figures showing more people are recovering from the illness than are battling it for the first time since the pandemic struck the country.… Read more...

Latest Covid update


Hi everyone!

Hope you are all well and managing ok. We hope to see many of you at the Marketing 101 workshop WEDS 29th April, 10am – 12 pm, via Zoom.  SIGN UP TODAY. Use this time to skill up. Details below.

In other news…..almost 2 million Australians download CovidSafe tracing app. Less than 24 hours after its launch this week. 1.89 million people had downloaded and registered for the government’s CovidSafe contact tracing smartphone app.

Australians need to change the way they interact ‘permanently’. The chief medical officer, Brendan Murphy, said life would not return to normal until there was a vaccine for Covid-19, telling Australians they would “need to change the way they interact permanently”.Read more...

LAST CHANCE – Marketing 101


Hi everyone!

⬆Don’t know you’re above the line from your below the line?
Have heard about marketing, know you need to understand it, but don’t have a clue where to start? ⬇Then our marketing 101 Zoom workshop is for you. Limited to 12 spaces and free workbook for all attendees. Be quick, filling up fast!

Marketing 101 
️ Time: 10 -12 pm
️ Date: 29 April 2020
On overview of what marketing is, the fundamentals of marketing, the channels that can be used and the basics of what’s needed for a marketing strategy.

Register for Marketing 101 here

Breaking news on latest Covid support


Hi everyone!

We hope you are all managing in these challenging times. It’s certainly a juggle, isn’t it??!! …..home school, home gym, home bakers, all amongst juggling ideas for businesses or keeping existing businesses going. To cope you need to set your MIND 🧠 on the right path. You will need it set to GROWTH mode in these challenging times and focus. Think about the positive aspects to where you are currently and use this time to regroup and rethink. Why not use this time to SKILL UP. We have outlined some FREE courses you can take advantage of later in this newsletter. There is also the latest news on JOB KEEPER. Read on.


Ellie is running a BOOK SLAM session (where she reads a book and highlights the best actionable advice for clients) this will take place … Read more...

Vital support for you and your business


At www.business.gov.au there is a team of dedicated customer representatives who can help you if your business has been affected by the coronavirus.

☎️ The team are available between 7.00 am – 9.00 pm across Australia, seven days a week. Call 13 28 46, ☎️ send them an email or use webchat on the website.… Read more...

Wage packet subsidy update


Government to unveil coronavirus wage subsidy for businesses, workers. Businesses are expected to be paid a wage subsidy of up to $1,500 per employee, under a Federal Government plan to keep thousands of Australians in work during the coronavirus crisis.

Key points:

🦠 Payments will be backdated

🦠 Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg said the Government was determined to keep as many Australians in jobs as possible

🦠 The new scheme will form part of the Government’s third economic assistance package

Under the plan, to be unveiled later today, big and small businesses would be given the fortnightly subsidy to help pay their workers’ wages, while their revenue takes a hit. As it’s understood that the payments will be backdated, this might help people already stood down since the border closures and partial economic shutdown took effect. However, a third of businesses are part-time and nothing … Read more...

Vital support for you and your business

A Guide to Support

We know many of you are worried about how you will survive this pandemic crisis. We will get through this. It will be tough, but it’s important all of us look after our health now. We will keep providing you with support as long as we can. When this passes. We will be here to get you back on your feet, making your businesses great again.

❤️ If any of our clients can offer free health-supportive counselling and support, let us know and we will update you all on our socials. ❤️

We will work with you throughout this period. Our coaching service is open online and on the phone. We are here to support you. Our workshops will continue and be online-focused.

The summary below outlines all the available support for small businesses we can currently find. As there is more information we will update … Read more...