• BDO's COVID-19 webinar series
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BDO's COVID-19 webinar series

20 April 2020

As the Coronavirus epidemic continues to cause widespread disruption, it’s important for organisations and individuals to take precautionary measures and formulate action plans to mitigate risks.

To assist you, BDO is hosting a series of webinar sessions to help make sure you are fully informed and confident in any decision you might make in response.

Previously recorded webinars

Date Topic  
15 May 2020

Cash flow strategies for the 'new world'

Australian organisations are currently facing a number of unprecedented economic challenges, with cash flow management top of the list. Surviving the COVID-19 crisis and coming out the other side stronger and leaner will require organisations to develop and implement fit-for-purpose cash flow strategies. BDO is running a webinar with this in mind, helping organisations bring some certainty to an uncertain world.

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06 May 2020

JobKeeper for Not-for-Profits

Join BDO Partners Tim Sandow and Andrew Tickle as they focus on how the JobKeeper Scheme applies to the Not-For-Profit sector.

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05 May 2020

Are you prepared for the impact of COVID-19 on your Transfer Pricing Arrangements?

BDO’s international Transfer Pricing Partners Zara Ritchie, Mark Schuette, Paul Daly and Dirk Elbert share practical insights on key transfer pricing considerations during the COVID-19 crisis.

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29 April 2020

Beyond survival: Reimagining your 'new normal'

The COVID-19 paradigm presents a unique opportunity for organisations to redesign for long term success, by focussing on customer needs, optimising operations and engaging staff on their own reimagined futures.

Join BDO Partners Tim Riordan and Jonathan Stone as they guide your business on how to disrupt rather than be disrupted.

 

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24 April 2020

Safe Harbour as a tool to navigate through COVID-19 impacts

Join BDO Partners Shaun McKinnon and Andrew Fielding as they outline the Safe Harbour process and how it is relevant in response to COVID-19 impacts.

They will discuss why Safe Harbour can be an effective tool for organisations to utilise in managing COVID-19 financial impacts and how it can help Directors manage their own personal risks as they implement a formal business recovery plan. 

 

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21 Apr 2020

Business survival in the 'new normal'

Join BDO Partners Nicholas Martin and Tony Schiavello as they guide you through the steps to ensure your business comes out the other side stronger and leaner.

 During the webinar, we will discuss:

  • cashflow and cash preservation tools
  • identifying/managing key risks and protection mechanisms
  • planning and governance, including obligations, sustainability and solvency
  • re-casting plans if they're not working.

 

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09 April 2020

COVID-19 Webinar: JobKeeper Payments

Many businesses are eagerly awaiting the details of the JobKeeper payment legislation that was passed through Federal Parliament on Wednesday, 8 April.

To help guide your decision making, BDO Tax Partners James Trainor and Mark Molesworth will give you practical insights into how the JobKeeper payments may be able to assist your business to survive the unprecedented issues for businesses affected by COVID-19.

 

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08 April 2020

COVID-19 & Transfer Pricing Arrangements

Join BDO’s Global Transfer Pricing Leader, Zara Ritchie, and three of BDO’s Transfer Pricing partners, Michael Smith, Joel Phillips and Natalya Marenina, for a webinar to discuss how to manage transfer pricing in an environment so heavily impacted by COVID-19.

 

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07 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Investment markets and superannuation

Join BDO Partner Mark Wilkinson as he explains all you need to know about the investment markets, what investors should be thinking about, and superannuation response measures and their impacts.

Mark will step through the measures for early release of superannuation benefits and outline key considerations to guide your decision making. He will also cover Minimum Pension Payments, SMSF's with direct property and tenants seeking rent reduction, as well as SMSF's and Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBA).

Additionally, he will provide a high-level macroeconomic overview and what this means for world economies, the investment market impact and what you should be considering right now.

 

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07 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Webinar - Solvency and Cash Flow

Join BDO Partners Tanya Titman and Shaun McKinnon as they guide you through the steps to ensure your business comes out the other side of the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis stronger and leaner.

During the webinar, Tanya, Head of Strategic Innovation, will explain the five critical steps for managing cash flow for this "new world".

Advisory Partner, Shaun, will then detail methods to help you keep one eye on the future, understand your obligations, and proactively reassess your plans if they're not working.

 

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03 Apr 2020

Lastest stimulus packages

The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt across the country. In recognition of this, the Federal Government has announced the single largest stimulus measure in Australian history – the JobKeeper Payment.

To help guide your decision making, BDO Tax Partner Mark Molesworth will step through the JobKeeper Payment for businesses affected by COVID-19.

 

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02 Apr 2020

Federal & SA Government Stimulus Packages

There have been many announcements over the past week about additional stimulus measures from both the Australian and South Australian governments. It’s understandable that for many leaders, knowing which measures may apply to your organisation and its people can feel like an additional burden in what is already a challenging time.

For this reason, BDO’s advisers have been analysing the announcements and what they mean for South Australian businesses. Join BDO Partners Matt Laming and David Fechner as they step through what you need to know including:

  • Federal and State stimulus measures, detailing their practical application 
  • Relevant legislation changes, and how to proactively take action.

 

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31 Mar 2020

Federal & NSW Government Stimulus Packages

There have been many announcements over the past week about additional stimulus measures from both the Australian and New South Wales governments. It’s understandable that for many leaders, knowing which measures may apply to your organisation and its people can feel like an additional burden in what is already a challenging time.

For this reason, BDO’s advisers have been analysing the announcements and what they mean for New South Wales businesses. Join BDO Associate Director Claire Baker, along with BDO Partner James Trainor as they step through what you need to know including: Federal and State stimulus measures, detailing their practical application. Relevant legislation changes, and how to proactively take action.

 

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31 Mar 2020

Investment markets and superannuation

Recent announcements about accessing superannuation due to financial hardship directly resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have been high on the news agenda. How do you make sure you are fully informed and confident in any decision you might make in response?

Join BDO Partner's Paul Rafton and Guy Taylor as they explain all you need to know about the investment markets, what investors should be thinking about, and superannuation response measures and their impacts.

  • As our Superannuation expert, Paul will step through the measures for early release of superannuation benefits and outline key considerations to guide your decision making. He will also cover Minimum Pension Payments, SMSF's with direct property and tenants seeking rent reduction, as well as SMSF's and Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements (LRBA).

  • Guy, a Private Wealth specialist, will provide a high-level macroeconomic overview and what this means for world economies, the investment market impact and what you should be considering right now. 

 

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30 Mar 2020

How are Australian businesses responding to COVID-19?

Our experienced People Advisory team bring you the first instalment of our 2020 People Advisory webinar series: How are Australian businesses responding to COVID-19.

We invited businesses across Australia to take part in our Coronavirus survey, asking them how they were responding to the crisis and presented actionable recommendations based on the results.

If you would like to view the results for the survey please click here.

If you would like to register for upcoming webinars in the 2020 People Advisory webinar series, click here.

 

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27 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Tax stimulus and changes to insolvency laws

Leading up to the 27th March, there were many announcements about additional stimulus measures from both the Australian and Queensland governments.

In this webinar BDO Partner Mark Molesworth, Executive Director Darren Stacey and Associate Director Charles Haines step through what you need to know.

  • Mark outlined the Federal and State stimulus measures, detailing their practical application. He also outlined the impact on certain sectors and how to make the most of what’s available.
  • Darren, our Debt Advisory leader, detailed the bank assistance available and how to manage the conversation with your bank.
  • Charles, a Business Restructuring specialist, discussed relevant legislation changes, and how to proactively take action now.

 

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19 Mar 2020

Preparing your business for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In this webinar you'll hear from BDO Partner, Mark Cushing, and Associate Director, Joe Occhino explore:

  • Business continuity planning measures and action items for consideration (including impacts on sustainability, supply chain, health and safety and technology)
  • Planning your workforce effectively – guidance measures on preparing for employee quarantine periods
  • An engaging Q&A session answering questions from organisations across the nation.

 

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