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22
June
2020
| 03:00 Australia/Sydney
Take steps to minimise the adverse impacts of the collapse or closure of other small and medium enterprises (SMEs) you deal with. What to do if you are owed money – steps to debt recovery as a creditor. It is important to seek advice from a
22
June
2020
| 02:00 Australia/Sydney
As the director of a company trading a business, it’s your legal duty to monitor the financial position of your business to ensure it can pay its debts when they are due. Temporary relief measures introduced by the government in response to
22
June
2020
| 01:00 Australia/Sydney
If your company has been impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic, this article provides information on closing, winding-up or restructuring a company. Advice and support are available for small business owners. Mental health resources –
18
June
2020
| 09:20 Australia/Sydney
ASIC is actively monitoring financial services advertising during the COVID-19 pandemic. ASIC will act where we see misleading claims and predatory behaviour.
18
June
2020
| 05:33 Australia/Sydney
An increased number of Australians have reported crypto-asset (or cryptocurrency) scams to ASIC. Most crypto ‘investment opportunities’ reported to ASIC appear to be outright scams. Offenders are difficult to catch and lost money can be
12
June
2020
| 07:02 Australia/Sydney
ASIC is aware of scammers taking advantage of people during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Beware of fake endorsements of investment opportunities. A fake website – Market Makers Insider/MMI Forex – is misleading traders and investors by
Targeting scams 2019: a review of scam activity since 2009opens in new window
An ACCC report of key findings into 2019 scams, as well as insights into scam trends over the decade.
25
Jun
2020
www.accc.gov.au
ATO zeroes in on COVID-19 fraudopens in new window
The ATO is zeroing in on fraud and schemes designed to take advantage of the government’s COVID-19 stimulus package. This includes JobKeeper, early release of superannuation, and boosting cash flow for employers.
23
Jun
2020
www.ato.gov.au
COVID-19 super and sharesopens in new window
Steps to take with your super or investments in shares to ride out ups and downs in the investment markets.
05
Jun
2020
moneysmart.gov.au
ACCC: COVID-19 information for businessopens in new window
Your business's rights and obligations in response to events caused by COVID-19. The ACCC updates this site regularly as new guidance becomes available.
04
Jun
2020
www.accc.gov.au
Coronavirus information and support for businessopens in new window
Financial assistance, eligibility and timing for government support of Australian businesses.
04
Jun
2020
www.business.gov.au