Over the last few weeks of lockdown Ric has been busy filming content to help you and your business through these turbulent times. Below are three videos he’s recorded over the past few weeks:

SidekickTV | Dave Jessep Founder djca & Sidekick | Planning your Self Employed Income SidekickTV

SidekickTV | Dave Jessep Founder djca & Sidekick | Planning your Self Employed Income

While we’re still in lockdown, let’s use this time well to build a plan for the future finances in your business. Today I’m joined again by Dave Jessep who shares his knowledge and simple strategies that will help you build a successful plan in your business.

The ‘bottom up’ Profit and Loss.

  • Set your target income!
  • Can you save on your expenses?
  • What’s your Gross Profit margin? (what even is Gross Profit?)
  • How do we drive sales?
  • What Key Performance Indicators are we tracking?

Dave says it’s about getting back to ‘what your perfect world looks like’ and then the simple stuff that gets you there!

SidekickTV | Kirsten Maclean LLB Sidekick Legal | FAQs for Employers During Lockdown SidekickTV

SidekickTV | Kirsten Maclean LLB Sidekick Legal | FAQs for Employers During Lockdown

In this Lockdown Episode of #SidekickTV I’m joined by Kirsten Maclean from Sidekick Legal to help us small business owners navigate the tricky waters of HR during lockdowns and govt restrictions. We’re covering off the frequently asked questions that are circulating in these uncertain times;

  1. If I get subsidy can I just automatically drop everyone’s pay to 80% or less or cut back their days
  2. Can I make my employees use sick and/or annual leave rather than paying wages.
  3. Do I include casual employees in wage subsidy applications.
  4. What do I do if I have a new employee due to commence work during lockdown restrictions – can they be included in wage subsidy.
  5. What happens if I have work for employees to do from home but they’re refusing to do it….

SidekickTV | Xero update for Covid | Getting your records up to date for the lockdown SidekickTV

SidekickTV | Xero update for Covid | Getting your records up to date for the lockdown

In this video that we initially shared for our clients in the Sidekick Business Lounge, we talk about how to get your Xero up to date, code up your statements, reconcile your bank and engage really well with your suppliers.

The key thing in a crisis that will save you is your relationships. That’s with clients and suppliers, in this video we show you how to easily engage with your extended team so they have the confidence in you and your business throughout lockdowns and other government restrictions on your business.

Any new videos will be posted in the Sidekick Business Lounge, so if you aren’t a member already make sure to head on over and join!