Financial support available for small businesses in Mackay to cope with COVID-19

Small businesses in Mackay impacted by coronavirus can now access free, independent, professional financial assistance with the appointment of a new small business counsellor to the region.

Small business counsellors can help small businesses get a deep understanding of their financial position, help develop budgets and cash flows, negotiate with creditors as well as assist access government and community grants and schemes.

Any small to medium sized business with one hundred employees or less who are at risk of financial hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible to make an appointment with a small business counsellor.

Kristy Wilson is a skilled and experienced finance and counselling professional who is ready to take appointments with small business owners in Mackay and surrounds.

She had over nine years’ experience in the banking and finance sector and was working as a Financial Planner in 2008/09 during the Global Financial Crisis.

The experience gained working in the sector during this period will assist Kristy to support small business and the community.

“There wouldn’t be many businesses that are unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic if there was ever a time when it is common to suffer business and financial pressure, it would be now, you are not alone.  Now is the time to have a confidential chat,” Ms Wilson said.

To make an appointment with Kristy call 0472922933 or email


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