All services remain fully accessible and supported and our usual channels of communication are open.

We are very fortunate to be in a position where we have the means to work remotely. All of our team have been set up with the necessary facilities to work safely from home.

Covid-19/JobKeeper/HR Toolkit for Business

Better HR has developed a ‘Covid-19 HR Toolkit’ to help business owners and managers during the Covid-19 crisis.

This is available FREE for all Better HR subscribers!

Features include:

  • Answers to Commonly Asked Questions – To help you find accurate answers to commonly asked questions during the Covid-19 crisis
  • Covid-Safe Business Plan Template – To help you plan for a safe workplace during different stages of the Covid-19 crisis
  • Financial Assistance & Government Support – To help you find the government support you need during the Covid-19 crisis
  • Business Continuity Plan – To help you identify and manage risks in your business during the Covid-19 crisis
  • HR Process Guides – To help you manage people and compliance (eg. Working from Home, Stand Downs, Redundancies, Terminations, etc)
  • HR Letter Templates – To help you create compliant letters (eg. Working From Home Agreement, Stand Down Letter On No Pay,  etc)
  • HR Policy Templates – To help you create compliant policies (eg. Working From Home Policy, Covid-19 Pandemic Policy,  etc)
  • Work, Health & Safety Templates – To help you manage workplace incidents, injuries, hazards, consultations, etc.
  • And more!

To access the ‘Covid-19 HR Toolkit’, login to your Better HR subscription and use the ‘Covid-19’ menu.

Not yet a subscriber? Call 1300 659 563 to learn more or send us an online enquiry.

Covid-19/JobKeeper/HR & Employment Law Advice

Better HR’s team of HR and employment law experts are available to help subscribers with people management issues such as:

  • stand downs and reducing hours or changing location of work, including working from home
  • pay and leave entitlements, including if someone is sick with Covid-19
  • entitlements if an employee is stuck overseas or is required to be quarantined or self-isolate
  • ending employment and redundancy entitlements
  • And more!

To access HR & employment law advice, login to your Better HR subscription or  call our HR Advice Hotline on 1300 781 299 (Please have your ‘WG ID’ ready).

Not yet a subscriber? Call 1300 659 563 to learn more or send us an online enquiry.

Covid-19/JobKeeper/HR Letter Templates

Better HR has added new templates to the ‘Letter Wizard‘ in our HR software to help subscribers manage important day-to-day tasks during the Covid-19 crisis. For example:

  • Jobkeeper Agreement to Change Hours/Days of Work or to Take Annual Leave
  • Jobkeeper Agreement to Take Annual Leave at Half Pay
  • Jobkeeper Direction
  • JobKeeper Employee Nomination Notice
  • Jobkeeper Notice To Give JobKeeper Direction
  • Stand Down Letter On No Pay Due to Section 524 of the Fair Work Act
  • And more!

To access the ‘Letter Wizard’, login to your Better HR subscription and use the ‘Documents’ menu.

Not yet a subscriber? Call 1300 659 563 to learn more or send us an online enquiry.

Covid-19/JobKeeper/HR News & Updates

Better HR is providing regular updates in our HR newsletter and HR blogs. To help subscribers keep up to date with the important things you need to know during the Covid-19 crisis. This includes updates on government grants and temporary changes to Australian employment laws and Modern Awards. Recent updates include:

To see the latest updates, login to your Better HR subscription and view the Dashboard.

Not yet a subscriber? Call 1300 659 563 to learn more or send us an online enquiry.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker

A government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker

Government Support for Business

The Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support Australian businesses to manage cash flow challenges and retain employees during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. Assistance includes cash flow support to businesses and temporary measures to provide relief for financially distressed businesses.

  • JobKeeper payment
  • Boosting cash flow for employers
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Increasing the instant asset write-off
  • Backing business investment
  • Supporting apprentices and trainees

Government Support for Business

Government Support for Individuals & Households

The Australian Government has announced a range of measures to support individuals and households during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. This assistance includes income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation.

  • JobKeeper payment for households
  • Income support for individuals
  • Payments to support households
  • Temporary early release of superannuation
  • Temporarily reducing superannuation minimum draw down rates
  • Reducing social security deeming rates

Government Support for Individuals

General Information

More resources for the public, health professionals and industry are available from:

Department of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources

Smartraveller

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice