ABS: Business Indicators, Business Impacts of COVID-19, June 2020

Three in five (60 per cent) Australian businesses sought external advice in response to COVID-19, according to the latest results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) survey on Business Impacts of COVID-19.

ABS Head of Industry Statistics, John Shepherd, said “This external advice was most likely to be obtained from organisations including banks, lawyers or accountants (81 per cent) and also federal government agencies (64 per cent).”

Businesses were most likely to seek advice about government support measures (86 per cent) and regulation and compliance (75 per cent).

The results can be viewed in greater detail on the ABS website here.


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