Reduced wage subsidy ‘spells disaster for SMEs’
James McManus of adventure travel firm Earth’s Edge says decision not to extend TWSS will force businesses to close
Imminent changes to the state’s wage subsidy scheme will destroy businesses that have been kept alive through government support for the past several months, the owner of an adventure tourism business has warned.
James McManus, managing director of the Earth’s Edge adventure travel company, said a reduced wage subsidy set to come into force at the beginning of September would threaten the viability of businesses like his.
The government’s temporary wage...
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