Day: 15 September 2020

California Fires: This Is What Happens When You Breathe In Smoke

Dropcap the popularization of the “ideal measure” has led to advice such as “Increase font size for large screens and reduce font size for small screens.” While a good measure does improve the reading experience, it’s only one rule for good typography. Another rule is to maintain a comfortable font size. Strech lining hemline above …

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Regional Victoria easing restrictions: many businesses allowed to reopen tomorrow after months of lockdown

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that from 11:59pm tomorrow regional Victoria will take the third step out of restrictions. Areas outside of Melbourne have reached a new COVID case average of 3.6 over 14 days. From 11:59pm tomorrow:  Hospitality will be allowed to reopen with 50 seated patrons outdoors and a density limit of one person …

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NSW launches app to streamline COVID check-ins at local businesses

Image credit to Proxyclick     Service NSW check-in app rolls out statewide. The app will make it quicker for guests to check-in at venues and help businesses stay safe against potential COVID-19 outbreaks.  The Service NSW app will roll out the use of QR codes to help capture guest information and make check-in at venues easier. The information …

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Hospitality sector given $290 to transform Melbourne’s CBD for world-class outdoor entertainment this summer

Victorians will experience summer in a whole new way this year, as we back businesses to reimagine the way they work – as part of a $290 million package that delivers further support to the entertainment industry, repurposes Melbourne’s CBD and gives sole traders a helping hand. The global pandemic has meant our hospitality industry …

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Victorian sole traders are thrown a $100m lifeline

Premier Daniel Andrews announced the Sole Trader Support Fund worth $100 million. The fund includes grants of up to $3,000 to over 30,000 eligible sole traders who operate in Victoria. Business Support Sole Trader Support Fund ($100 million): Grants of up to $3,000 to over 30,000 eligible sole traders who operate from a commercial premises or …

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VIC’s $3bn Covid normal roadmap: includes over $1bn in cash grants for SMBs

A massive new support package will see $3 billion in cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support delivered to Victorian businesses as we work together to drive coronavirus cases down and progress along our roadmap to COVID Normal. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced the multi-billion package to help businesses survive and keep Victorians in jobs …

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One sole trader, shareholder, trustee or partner deemed eligible for Jobkeeper

If you’ve enrolled for the JobKeeper Payment, don’t forget to check if you can nominate an eligible business participant. An eligible business participant is an individual who’s not an employee of your business but is actively engaged in its operation. For example, they might manage the sale of your business’ goods, or exercise control over …

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