Business SA has partnered with the South Australian Small Business Commissioner
to help SMEs navigate the current COVID-19 pandemic, take practical actions and build strategies to become more resilient against current and future threats to their businesses and marketplace.
Our first webinar, Navigating Your Business Through The COVID-19 Pandemic provides a focus on:
- What should business be currently doing?
- What stimulus and support is available from governments and other support networks?
- Responses to the most frequently asked questions being asked by Business SA’s members.
We are delighted to be joined by industry experts:
John Chapman, Small Business Commissioner
John Chapman is the current Small Business Commissioner, where he brings extensive experience at senior executive level in public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Notably, John was the Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Trade Association of South Australia where he played a key role in advocacy at state and federal levels, industrial relations, industry information and environmental education. A fellow Business SA alumnus, as previous General Manager – International Business, John has weathered his share of economic storms. John has partnered with Business SA to deliver this crucial Business Resilience webinar.
Andrew Heard, Director, HPL
Andrew Heard brings 28 years of experience in business advisory, insolvency and forensic accounting. As a founding partner of Heard Phillips, Andrew has broad professional experience delivering specialist practice to multi-discipline firms up to the international ‘Big 4’. His restructuring and cashflow management expertise help clients across a range of industries. An experienced company director with a long history in advisory services, Andrew provides a wealth of knowledge that will help you thrive during this uncertain time.
John Beverley, Associate Director, Inventure Partners
John is a Chartered Accountant and Head of Business Services at Inventure Partners, where he draws on thorough understanding of tax, accounting and business advisory services. Providing outcome-focussed advice for clients, he has extensive experience in ‘Big 4’ and middle market firms. Previously the Senior Manager - Tax at Ernst & Young, John understands the breadth of concerns facing today’s business community both globally and domestically. Providing practical knowledge for small and medium businesses during this crisis, John will help with your business resilience.
Lauren Krollig, Senior Consultant, Business SA
Lauren has 13 years of extensive consultation, management and leadership experience, helping Business SA clients and members with services encompassing industrial relations, Human Resources, compliance, compensation and industry engagement. Experienced in engaging with key authorities within various industries, Lauren is adept at forging partnerships between businesses and regulatory bodies. Laurens approach is realistic and thorough, providing efficient and cost-effective workplace relations management to achieve balance and long-term success in the South Australian economy.