This resource hub brings together a range of information on key legal issues to help our clients navigate the challenging environment arising from COVID-19. We will continue to update this hub as more information becomes available.
Our top priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our team members and our clients. Cooper Grace Ward has had business continuity plans in place for many years and our systems allow us to continue to provide a full-service capability, regardless of work location.
To assist clients with the rapidly changing business environment brought about by the coronavirus, we have launched a COVID-19 helpline.
The helpline provides you with a central point of contact for COVID-19 legal enquiries. Your call will be answered by one of our experienced team members who will:
Initial calls to the helpline are free of charge. We will then provide a fee estimate for any legal advice you require, and we will only commence work at your request.
To access the helpline, please call 07 3231 2900, email email@example.com or speak with your usual Cooper Grace Ward contact.
SMSFs are facing many challenges as a result of COVID-19. The Government and the ATO have made a number of announcements to help.
The ATO has introduced different measures to assist taxpayers affected by coronavirus.
It is important to check that changes to how people work and travel do not create unwanted tax issues.
On 30 March 2020, the Federal government announced a support package for employers and employees through the ‘JobKeeper’ payment scheme, aimed at keeping people employed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the following economic downturn.
Coronavirus is having huge impacts on the global and Australian economies. This article provides some practical guidance for businesses in the era of COVID-19.
Between ‘social distancing’ and the Government’s ban on non-essential gatherings, public companies are finding it increasingly difficult to comply with AGM requirements.
Our resources on a wide range of topics are designed to support businesses and individuals navigate the rapidly evolving COVID-19 scenario.
Since the start of the year, Cooper Grace Ward has been following the COVID-19 situation closely and monitoring government and health authority updates to minimise transmission risks, particularly in relation to business travel, client meetings and conferences.
The Australian government has announced a series of measures to support businesses dealing with COVID-19.
Australian government COVID-19 response
Coronavirus information for business
The state and territory government’s have published information about the financial assistance available to businesses, as well as community and health information on COVID-19.
Queensland Industry Recovery Package
New South Wales
Association of Corporate Counsel
World Health Organisation COVID-19