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Disclaimer: Due to the current uncertainty regarding coronavirus, many events are being cancelled. Please contact the event organiser directly via the contact details on the listing if you are unsure.

Navigating COVID-19 support and opportunities for your small business

A workshop that defines the difficulties and issues currently facing sole traders and small business owners.

A workshop that defines the difficulties and issues currently facing sole traders and small business owners.



About this Event




This 2-hour workshop is specifically designed for sole traders and small business owners in metro and regional Victoria who are finding it difficult to make ends meet during the COVID-19 restrictions. The workshop will cover the burning issues affecting people working in home-based, retail, hospitality and other affected small businesses.

The workshop includes:

• The definition of hardship; applying for benefits and support; trader’s rights under financial hardship; eligibility

• Managing your business loans, tenancy rights, types of providers who can help

• Employee support and assistance – including wellbeing support, ways to manage them through this time, fair work; apprentice and trainee information

• Superannuation and early release hardship options

• Government programs and services (local, state & federal)

• Opportunities to pursue during COVID – pivoting your business; mentoring, upskilling, free online learning opportunities and other helpful resources.

All Business Victoria workshops are specifically designed for Victorian-based businesses and are currently delivered for free online via Zoom.

A Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the workshop.




Category Business