The switch to Red has meant a few changes to our office. It also likely means you’ll have to make a few changes in your business as well.

At Red, our staff are still able to work from the office and we are still able to have meetings in person for the time being – with masks and physical distancing being implemented to improve health and safety. We will be monitoring this situation and if the outbreak develops further in the community we may alter our operations. If we are required to make any further changes we will send updates via Facebook or our Newsletters.

We have virtual meeting capability and digital document signing technology in place for contactless operation if that is preferable. We appreciate your co-operation and understanding. If you have an questions feel free to get in touch with your local Sidekick 📞  

Wage subsidy update

While the Government has announced that they will not be bringing back the wage subsidies at this time, there is relief available for employers and employees where employees have to stand down from work either while waiting for a Covid test result, or as a result of isolating if tested positive. This will be available for those employees who cannot work from home during either of those periods. The funding available is a one off payment of $359 for the employee while they are waiting for their test results, or a weekly payment of $600 if they are isolating at home and unable to work from home. 

If you want more information you can check out the Work and Income website or feel free to contact Kirsten Maclean at Sidekick Legal to discuss further.

If you have any other questions or concerns about Red and how it affects your business or our office operations, feel free to just reach out and touch base. The best way to combat uncertainty is communication so feel free to pick up the phone and give us a bell if you’re uncertain about anything.