Category: COVID19

COVID-19 | Banks

Banks: How they can assist and economic outlook post-pandemic

In this podcast, the Head of Economic and Market Research from Bendigo Bank, Mr David Robertson speaks with Peter Chaplin CPA, giving advice about how banks can assist our doctors during COVID-19. He also discusses the economic outlook post-pandemic sharing some positive signs ahead.

COVID 19 | Jobkeeper payment package

To keep you updated with the state and federal government’s daily announcements, RWS has DPM Financial Services accounting experts, Amelia and Sean, on to discuss the most recent release: the JobKeeper Payment Package and its implications for doctors.

DPM has a range of financial services tailored to medical professionals designed to progress with you as your career advances, your needs evolve and your financial affairs become more complex.

To contact Amelia or Sean you can email them on their respective emails; amelia.jones@dpm.com.au or sean.oneill@dpm.com.au or call DPM on 1800 DPM DPM.

COVID-19 | Medical Legal Advice

This podcast has been recorded for medical specialists in private practice to help provide information about your legal rights and obligations during the current pandemic. The information is general in nature. Please seek advice from your providers for further information regarding your individual circumstances.

In this podcast, RWS Director Caroline Chaplin speaks with Josh Flett of Fletcher Clarendon. Fletcher Clarendon are highly experienced lawyers in the medical sector.

Josh and Caroline discuss how to keep yourself up to date regarding your legal rights and obligations during the current pandemic, in the following areas:

  • Employees working from home
  • Downturn in work and Mental wellbeing
  • Taking leave form work
  • Standing Down Staff
  • Terminating Staff
  • Redundancy Payouts

COVID-19 podcast | Medical Accounting Advice

This podcast has been recorded for medical specialists in private practice to help provide information about how your business may be affected by the current pandemic.

The information is general in nature. Please seek advice from your financial providers for further information regarding your individual circumstances.

In this podcast, Amelia Jones and Daniel Heath, chartered accountant and CPA for DPM Financial Services, speak with RWS Director Caroline Chaplin about how the current pandemic is likely to impact the financial side of your business. The discussion includes:

  • Government Stimulus Packages
  • How the stimulus packages relate to doctors
  • Changes to the instant asset write off threshold
  • How to check if you are eligible for Federal Government support
  • Business Loans and changes to small business lending criteria
  • State Government Support packages
  • Considerations regarding employees
  • Tax changes to help with cashflow
  • Employee superannuation obligations
  • Issues specific to doctors and medical specialists

COVID-19 podcast | Insurance advice for medical practices

Interview with Peter Morrow, insurance broker specialising in business insurance.
Caroline Chaplin and Peter discuss the role insurance will play in this unfolding pandemic.
Important points to note about:

  • Workcover Insurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Business Insurance
  • What you can do now, in your workplace, to try to minimise disruption
  • Insurance considerations in the case of a lockdown
  • Further considerations regarding unattended work premises

This podcast has been recorded for medical specialists in private practice to help provide information about how your insurances may or may not respond to the current pandemic.

The information is general in nature. Please seek advice from your insurance providers for further information regarding your individual circumstances.

COVID-19 podcast | I.T management

This podcast has been recorded for medical specialists in private practice to help you manage your I.T. system during the current pandemic. The information is general in nature. Please seek advice from your service providers for further information regarding your individual circumstances.

Nick Downing, Victorian State Manager for Medihost Solutions, speaks with Caroline Chaplin about I.T. solutions during the pandemic. Medihost are specialists in I.T. solutions for medical practice.

How the I.T side of medical business is most likely to be affected during the pandemic. Topics discussed include:

  • Working from home
  • Priorities and what to ask your IT provider
  • IT system security
  • Setting up remote access
  • Internet Speeds, NBN and data
  • Home internet connections and preferred devices
  • Telephone solutions
  • Doctors and telehealth
  • Communication platforms (Zoom, Slack, Skype)
  • Hardware, internet providers and cashflow

COVID-19 | Data and information resources

Here is a collection of useful resources for the latest data and information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19):

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