Deputy, an Australian company that provides a shift work management solution, found that the ongoing shutdowns are expected to affect a quarter-million workers.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed that the Sydney’s stay-at-home restrictions will now be extended for at least another fortnight
The NSW Government has announced a multi-billion dollar economic support package aimed at helping the state’s businesses survive Sydney’s current COVID-19 lockdown.
NSW authorities have extended the lockdown for at least another week as they try to contain a Delta variant outbreak after detecting 27 new cases in New South Wales, up from 18 a day before.
Dynamic Business spoke with business owners based in NSW about their continuity plans and their survival strategies for the latest lockdown:
Victoria announced another support package worth $8.4 million for Melbourne businesses as it prepares to partially exit the two-week lockdown
Restrictions across NSW will remain, except children under 12 will now be excluded from the 10 person rule in Greater Sydney, Central Coast, Wollongong, Nepean Blue Mountains and south Northern Beaches households during 24 – 26 December. This does not allow for different groups of 10 per day. “Can I stress, you cannot have different… Continue reading ‘Modest’ Christmas modifications to NSW COVID-19 restrictions
Despite lockdown measures in the Northern Beaches and restrictions across Greater Sydney, Sydney residents must all adopt greater precautionary measures or risk a Christmas lockdown, says emergency response expert Dr Ian Norton. As of 11am Monday 21 December, there are now 83 cases linked to the Northern Beaches cluster. Residents in the Northern Beaches are… Continue reading Greater Sydney ‘must mobilise’ or face a hard lockdown over Christmas
The JobKeeper scheme has confused many employers and business owners since it was introduced, and now the confusion centres around asking employees to return to the workplace, mainly due to people’s coronavirus Health & Safety concerns. Perhaps the discomfort with returning to work is also somewhat due to people’s new preference to work remotely, or to continue… Continue reading Employees must legally return from JobKeeper
With lockdown restrictions gradually being eased across the country, Australian workplaces are looking at the types of changes needed in order to meet new COVID-19 (COVIDSafe) requirements post-lockdown. Office National’s CEO Gavin Ward said today, “Australian workplaces have a responsibility to enforce strict social distancing rules after the lockdown and to implement many other changes.”… Continue reading Don’t bring your staff back to work until you have done these things