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The City of Greater Bendigo provides support for local businesses including free webinars to help local businesses navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with Be.Bendigo.

Forthcoming webinar

Talking COVID-19: Disputes and issues and how to resolve them effectively

The City of Greater Bendigo in partnership Be.Bendigo is delighted to announce that the Victorian Small Business Commissioner Judy O’Connell will lead our next free webinar, Talking COVID-19 – Disputes and issues and how to resolve them effectively, to be broadcast on Tuesday March 30 at 12 noon.

This webinar will provide tips and resources to help businesses that may be having issues with financial providers, insurers, suppliers, services, tenancy agreement issues with landlords, or disputes between staff members that's affecting your business.

The Commissioner will be joined by Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi, Associate Professor at La Trobe University Law School and mediator, Glenn Barnfield, Regional Manager at the Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria and John Zeleznikow, Professor of Law and Technology at La Trobe University Law School.

Don’t miss out on this invaluable webinar, it could save you a lot of time, stress and money. Register here.

Watch past webinars on demand

Talking COVID-19: Navigating JobKeeper, government support and cash flow management and stimulus packages

Hosted by AFS Chartered Accountants Partner Damien Palmer on Tuesday April 28, 2020.
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Talking COVID-19: Navigating challenges through employment law

Hosted by Katherine Hietbrink from Robertson Hyetts Solicitors and Conveyancers on Tuesday May 5, 2020.
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Talking COVID-19: Commercial Leasing and Contracts

Hosted by Anna Doughan from Robertson Hyetts Solicitors and Conveyancers on Tuesday May 12, 2020. The webinar covered leasing and contracts, landlord and tenant issues.
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Talking COVID-19: Navigating cybersecurity - Critical IT security steps

Hosted by Joe Ciancio, Managing Director from Maxsum Consulting on Tuesday May 19, 2020.
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Talking COVID-19: How to use COVID-19 Stimulus Packages to make IT lemonade

Hosted by Joe Ciancio from Maxsum Consulting on Tuesday May 26, 2020.
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Talking COVID-19: An Economic Snapshot for Regional Victoria

Hosted by David Robertson, Head of Economic and Market Research for the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank on Tuesday June 2, 2020. David discussed current economic indicators and gave an overview of what will be required over the next 18 months to help with the region’s recovery.
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Talking COVID-19: Marketing on social media during a crisis

Hosted by Briana Cowan from Mingle Media on Tuesday June 9, 2020. Learn tips and tricks to market your business on social media and how to leverage the power of social media so your brand stands out. 
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Talking COVID-19: Building a social media strategy beyond the pandemic

Hosted by Briana Cowan from Mingle Media on Tuesday June 16, 2020
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Talking COVID 19: Leadership through the pandemic

Hosted by Pam Macdonald from Broadspring Consulting on Tuesday June 23, 2020. This webinar highlighted the strengths and skills that have displayed by the most effective leaders during the pandemic.
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Talking COVID 19: Why people keep asking when will it be over- how we respond to change

Hosted by Pam Macdonald from Broadspring Consulting on Tuesday June 30, 2020.
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Talking COVID-19: Phishing for love, masks and money

Hosted by Joe Ciancio from Maxsum Consulting on Tuesday July 7, 2020. Joe revealed how phishing emails changed during the pandemic and the best ways to spot these serious new threats with the right cyber security.
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Talking COVID-19: Maximising State and Federal Government Support Opportunities

Hosted by Damien Palmer from AFS & Associates Chartered Accountants on Tuesday November 10, 2020He provided insights on various State and Federal Government support packages available to help businesses, including cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support.
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Talking COVID-19: Moving your business online

Hosted by experts from Bendigo Bank on Tuesday November 17, 2020This webinar focused on conducting an online business, selling domestically and internationally, managing refunds, privacy policies and payment gateways.
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Talking COVID-19 – Protect your business from card and online fraud

Hosted by experts from Bendigo Bank on Tuesday November 24, 2020.  Australians are losing almost half a billion dollars in credit card fraud in a single year. As we become an increasingly cashless society, tech savvy criminals are taking up more opportunities to access our personal and business accounts.
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Talking COVID-19 - How e-banking is a critical tool for all aspects of your business

Hosted by experts from Bendigo Bank on Tuesday December 1, 2020. Discover insights into the evolution and function of e-banking and how businesses can take real advantage of key features to improve workplace practices and processes. Open Banking, data sharing and the implications of this for small business were also topics covered. 
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You can contact one of our friendly Business Help Desk staff on 03 5434 6000 or email [email protected]

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