Saward Dawson's utmost concern is the health and safety of
our staff, clients and communities as we continue to respond
to the impact of the novel virus (Covid-19).
well placed to continue to support you during this time of
uncertainty and we are implementing internal policies in
accordance with the Australian government recommendations,
whilst minimising the impact on our staff and clients.
At the current time, we intend to keep our office open,
however we are implementing a number of measures to protect
the health and well-being of our staff and clients. The
specific measures include:
- We are extending flexible work arrangements for our
- We are encouraging remote working.
- We will be utilising technology to have video
conference meetings that may have otherwise been held in
- Our seminar program will be delivered via webinars
until it is considered wise to do otherwise.
- We are encouraging our staff to minimise in-person
visits to client sites and ensure we fully comply with
- We will also be limiting travel to interstate
clients and postponing all travel to international
These steps are aimed at optimising social distancing and
ensuring that our business continuity plans are effective.
Please continue to contact us in the usual manner –
we are ready to assist and all staff are readily
Government Stimulus package
The government has announced a significant stimulus
package to support businesses during these challenging
times. We will be contacting businesses that will benefit
from the stimulus measures as we receive further
information. We understand that it will be important to
ensure the incentives are received by businesses as soon as
possible. We encourage any businesses that have additional
challenges during this season to contact us as early as
Consider your business
Every business is different and needs to have a tailored
plan to deal with the current disruption. Our economy and
indeed every household needs the supply of goods and
services to continue. So business continuity is essential.
We encourage all clients to consider all possible scenarios
and develop a plan to ensure business continuity. We would
be pleased to assist in any way we can.
Reasons to be optimistic
We are fortunate to live in a country that has access to
great technology and an amazing healthcare system. We are
part of a caring community that is very generous in times of
need. We will all support each other through these
challenges and no doubt there will be lessons learned on how
we can respond better in future.
Take care of each other.