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This coronavirus has done nothing if put things into perspective. It's showing companies the value of having a strong marketing and sales strategy.
Business entrepreneur Andrew Banks today in partnership with ReadingIQ and ABCmouse has launched a free initiative to allow Aussie families to access its digital library and literacy platform for free.
There are real trade-offs in going remote - almost all of which revolve around the simple fact that team members are not in the room.
One of the worst hit industries is hospitality, with restaurants, bars and cafes across Australia forced to close their doors and focus on take-out only.
Startups from Australian venture capital fund Tempus Partners’ second fund are tackling the impact of COVID-19 with their individual specialities.
The connection to our food source has been lost, their regions invisible and the supply chain unknown. This lack of transparency, along with food chain supply inefficiencies, costs the global economy over USD$100bn annually.
For business owners, the stakes are particularly high as the Australian business community battles through some of the toughest economic conditions since the Global Financial Crisis.
With businesses facing immense obstacles and having to strategise quickly in the face of short- and long-term impacts of COVID-19, ensuring that your cash flow continues has never been more important.
Regardless of government incentives, not many businesses will be committing to capital expenditure during this time. There are measures to be implemented that will safeguard the livelihood of Australian small businesses.
The common theme is that start-ups don’t expect a hand-out but a leg up. Start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs are a group of Australians that are already resilient, tenacious and used to growing their companies with limited resources.
Schools have already begun the shift to distance-education, which uses technology to ensure that learning remains teacher-directed and follows the mandated curriculum and lesson plans in place at each school, with the support of solutions like MAPPEN.
The scope and speed of Corona-related impacts are staggering, requiring dramatic business adaption and presenting an existential threat to many organisations.
An online presence can help you to continue operating and maintain communication with your customers, helping you to manage their expectations and assist them through these uncertain times.
With a growing number of employees being encouraged or directed to work from home (WFH) during the coronavirus pandemic, the largest work-from-home experiment is testing Australian businesses and employees.
Airwallex’s China office was the first to be affected by COVID-19. Having witnessed the impact first hand, my co-founders and I strongly believe that social distancing is the best way to curb the spread of the virus. In China, implementing work-from-home policies was a crucial step in adhering to social distancing recommendations.
Working in Australia’s wine industry for more than 20 years, I’ve witnessed the resilience and passion of our producers in the face of adversity, responding to natural disasters and now a global pandemic by innovating and pivoting.
With the travel industry hit hardest by the Coronavirus global pandemic, we’ve seen a massive shift in the reasons for people booking with our luxury home hotel service, with further changes expected over the coming months.
For elderly persons considering the transition into an aged care home at this time, I would strongly recommended looking at in-home care options until the pandemic passes.
With many millions of retailers worldwide currently in a temporary, induced shut-down as governments and authorities seek to stem the spread of coronavirus, it’s a concerning time.
Businesses that have already executed with speed and pivoted are either seeing the rewards, or have taken measures to reduce the impact on their business.