Coronavirus stimulus measures like JobKeeper are keeping zombie businesses alive, warn insolvency practitioners – ABC News

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Why Covid-19 in Victoria is rife stimulus is not going to individual survival and anxiety is contagious. Universal benefit not companty benefits are required, (ODT)

Key points:

  • When economic conditions are relatively favourable, the number of businesses going into administration is about 8,000 a year
  • Despite the COVID crisis, the latest number of businesses folding is below that, raising fears that stimulus measures may be keeping zombie businesses afloat
  • There are calls for regulators to be given greater funding to go after companies that may be trading while insolvent

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