Donna Bates – Smart CompanyIntegrity Expert & Strategic Growth Consultant
Integrity void widens as big businesses fail the JobKeeper sniff test.
It’s estimated that JobKeeper delivered $6 billion to businesses that increased turnover during both the June and September quarters in 2020. Australian businesses qualified for this taxpayer money based on projected falls in revenue that never happened. Now, as listed companies reveal their financial results to shareholders, we’re seeing more examples of questionable self-regulation and in some cases, a blatant lack of integrity in the management of JobKeeper funding. These actions cut to the heart of what it means to be an Australian business….