3rd April, 2020

Get your business up to speed with the MYOB Business Preparedness Guide

As daily changes affect everyone in various ways during the COVID-19 crisis, what can small business owners do to ensure they’re keeping their focus on the future?

What are the best things to do right now so no part of your business gets away from you?

You can find answers in the MYOB Business Preparedness Guide.

Every day, we’re learning more about the impact of COVID-19 around the world. Events, laws and even attitudes are moving at a lightning pace.

It’s difficult to keep up with everything that’s happening and for a business owner, that can end up costing money.

The good thing is that within these uncertain times, there are fundamental elements about business that can never change with the correct guidance.

That’s where the experts come in.

At MYOB, we’ve put together our Business Preparedness Guide for our customers so we can help them stay on the right track.

Maintaining your business focus is challenging even without a global pandemic, but right now it’s more vital than ever. That’s why this guide was created – to collect the most crucial industry tips and business insights in one place.

What does this guide cover?

  • Employees – Tips on how to keep up morale with daily meetings and check-ins, How to handle sudden leave entitlements
  • Customers – Embracing the change of customer interactions and coping with the change in your business
  • Premises – Being up front with landlords and how to deal with interruptions to your business
  • Cash flow & finance – The best ways to handle current debts, determining unnecessary overheads and government assistance
  • Working from home – How to manage employees remotely and cybersecurity
  • Next steps – Have you considered essential travel? Where are the other opportunities for when everything changes again?

The various assistance and knowledge you can get doesn’t end with our guide.

MYOB chief executive, Greg Ellis said the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19 has made it challenging for businesses to keep on top of the latest advice and available support.

“These are uncertain times across the globe, causing a lot of stress,” said Ellis.

“MYOB is committed to helping business owners as much as we can so they can focus on the health and wellbeing of their business, themselves and their staff.”

Make sure to keep in touch with your accountant or financial advisor on a regular basis. Those experts will know more about how your specific business can not only survive but thrive when it’s all said and done.

“It’s important for business owners to make use of the help around them wherever they can,” said Ellis.

“The Australian Government and organisations such as Safework Australia are available for those who need assistance as they navigate through this uncharted environment.”

MYOB is here to help all of our customers during the COVID-19. With support, online training and guidance to make any current strains on your business a little lighter. So you can keep your focus where it matters now and in the future.

You can download the Business Preparedness Guide here.