The Victorian government has launched the $20 million Small Business Digital Adaptation Program. The program offers rebates of up to $1,200 for SMEs (Small and Micro enterprises) looking to improve their business through application of technology relevant to today’s World.
The new scheme main objective is to help small businesses adapt to the online selling ecosystem.
Victorian based businesses will be able to access a $1,200 Government rebate for selected digital products, from suppliers that have been approved by the Victorian state government.
Flex Catering Software is matching this rebate by offering $1,200 for Victorian SMEs to be used on Flex Catering services and fees. Now you can get your rebate directly with Flex Catering.
Flex Catering helps businesses establish an online presence with its technology stack. The software was carefully developed to increase online sales through its customisable online ordering website. Its powerful Dashboard allows businesses to manage their orders, customers and optimise their SEO campaigns.
Flex Catering Software was founded in South Yarra, Victoria. The food oriented software is the ultimate ecommerce solution for businesses and includes robust management and production tools. In addition, it has a vast array of integration to third party services such as DoorDash Drive, payment gateways and accounting software.
Hoops to jump through for the Victorian Government Rebate
Under the Victorian Government Program, SMEs can trial digital products – such as online ordering platforms – for up to a month and apply for product workshops.
Business owners then purchase their preferred product, before applying for the $1,200 rebate. The rebate is intended to cover up to 12 months’ access to the selected product.
However, it is important to note that there’s no guarantee the rebate application will be successful.
Registrations for the Digital Adaptation Program will remain open until February 28, 2021, or until funds are exhausted.
Flex Catering Software made it easier for Victorian SMEs
With Flex Catering Software, you get the rebate approved before you sign up. The rebate can then be used on Flex Catering services for 12 months. Hence you don’t risk signing up to a digital service and having the rebate declined.
Businesses can also attend Flex Catering free product and digital adaptation training workshops.
Flex Catering Software will run the rebate until March 31, 2021.
The Victorian Government rebate is available to micro businesses, small businesses and sole traders, as long as they’re located in Victoria – Australia, had an ABN and were registered for GST as of September 13, 2019.
The Flex Catering Software rebate is available to micro businesses, small businesses, non-for-profits and sole traders, as long as they’re located in Victoria – Australia and have an ABN.
Applicants must also be able to prove they are currently operating and intend to adapt their business model to a digital operating environment.