Managing your finances during COVID-19

A webinar series for doctors, dentists and vets

At BOQ Specialist, we remain committed to supporting you and your financial future during these uncertain times. Open exclusively to doctors, dentists and vets, this series of educational webinars have been designed to assist you in managing your personal and practice finances so that you can withstand, and recover from, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Having provided specialist banking services to medical, dental and veterinary professionals for over 30 years, we are aware of the challenges you are currently facing and are here to help you understand the options available to you and navigate these next steps.
Be sure to watch out for new sessions being added weekly in accordance with the latest Government and industry updates on the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation.

After COVID-19: planning for practice recovery

Wednesday 1 July 2020
6:00pm AEST
  • Attracting patients back to your practice
  • Planning, forecasting and matching your resources to post COVID-19 activity
  • Taking advantage of opportunities - don't waste a crisis

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A guide to COVID-19 insurance implications

Wednesday 17 June 2020
6:00pm AEST
  • Key trends leading into the pandemic
  • The immediate impact of COVID-19 on the insurance industry
  • How to ensure you're adequately covered, both personally and professionally

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How COVID-19 has impacted the Australian property market

Wednesday 3 June 2020
6:00pm AEST
  • An 'on the ground' perspective of how COVID-19 has impacted the commercial and residential property markets
  • What opportunities exist within the current environment

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Cash flow planning and Government stimulus measures

Wednesday 20 May 2020
6:00pm AEST
  • How to best manage your practice cash flow
  • How to benefit from two key Government stimulus measures - the increased asset write off ithreshold and the business investment incentive

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An economic update

Wednesday 6 May 2020
6:00pm AEST
  • The outlook for the Australian economy
  • The impact on our personal and professional lives
  • What the road to recovery might look like

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Financial hardship explained

Wednesday 22 April 2020
12:30pm AEST
  • What is financial hardship?
  • Are you eligible?
  • How we can assist you

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How we can help you and your practice through COVID-19

Wednesday 15 April 2020
12:30pm AEST
  • A summary of the financial relief measures available
  • How we will continue to help you manage both your personal and practice finances

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Tim Bowring

Financial hardship explained

Tim Bowring manages the NSW sales team and is the Head of Partnerships at BOQ Specialist. With over 20 years of healthcare banking and finance experience, Tim has an in-depth understanding of the financial needs of dental, medical and veterinary professionals.

Tim is passionate about helping healthcare professionals achieve their business ambitions, from opening their first private practice right through to succession planning and retirement.

Tal Eloss

How COVID-19 has impacted the Australian property market

Tal has an extensive education background having studied medical science, law, financial planning, mortgage broking and real estate.

In 2005 Tal founded a multi-disciplined financial planning firm, which predominately serviced medical and legal professionals. His passion for education led him to develop CPD accredited programs for various industry bodies.

In 2011 he shifted focus solely to the property advisory division of his business due to his belief that property was the lynch pin to successful wealth creation.  Helping people, whether it be team members, colleagues or clients is the most rewarding part of his role as Director as it is born out of his desire to pay forward the kindness others have shown him.

Hugh Lander

How we can support you and your practice through the COVID-19 pandemic

Hugh Lander is the Chief Executive Officer of BOQ Specialist, appointed in December 2017. With more than 20 years of experience in senior leadership positions in finance companies across Australia and Asia, he is an active member of various industry associations, and currently Chairman of the Australian Finance Industry Association.

His ability to nurture high-performing teams is grounded in his strong belief in the inextricable links between people, teams and performance. If you are able to develop people and build mutually supportive teams, then exceptional performance and results will naturally follow.

Graham Lawrence

After COVID-19: planning for practice recovery

Graham has more than 20 years senior leadership experience in health care, covering private hospitals, pathology, medical research and clinical trials, integrative health care, specialist centres and primary care.

Prior to health care, he worked for IBM, News Corporation and Foxtel, and has expanded that commercial experience to private, public and not-for-profit health care organisations.

Graham has significant track record in business start-up, business turnaround, and culture change, and brings a partnership approach to all engagements.

Clive Levinthal

A guide to COVID-19 insurance implications

Clive is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and the Institute of Actuaries (UK). Clive also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and has attended the Wharton Business School in Philadelphia. He is currently CEO of Experien Insurance Services (EIS), a business he founded over 15 years ago that specialises in advising doctors, dentists, vets and other professionals on their life and medical malpractice insurance and has over 5000 clients around Australia.

Clive has held various senior management positions both in Australia and internationally for over 20 years. Before joining Experien as CEO, Clive held senior positions at ClearView and CBA. He was also awarded the Financial Services Council Industry Excellence Award for Life Insurance in 2008.

Peter Munckton

An economic update and Q&A with BOQ's Chief Economist

For the past six years Peter Munckton has been the Chief Economist at BOQ. Peter has had an illustrious career and has held various roles as an economist and strategist with Australian Treasury, Bankers Trust and Commonwealth Bank. Prior to joining BOQ, Peter was a consultant for a small range of clients providing independent strategic advice on a range of financial and investment matters. Peter co-authored a report on the Future Demand and Supply of Finance for the Funding Australia’s Future project that received significant press coverage. The project was run by the Australia Centre for Financial Studies in conjunction with key financial sector institutions, including the RBA, Future Fund and NAB.

Heath Stewart

Cash flow planning and taking advantage of the Government stimulus measures

Heath Stewart is a Director of Ecovis Clark Jacobs, an accounting firm with over 20 years’ experience advising clients in the medical, dental and veterinary industries.

With clients ranging from undergrads through to household name corporates, Ecovis Clark Jacobs consults on a variety of business matters for healthcare professionals, including set up and buy/sell transactions, benchmarking and practice consulting.

A regular presenter at seminars for practitioners in both Australia and New Zealand, Heath also regularly contributes articles on taxation and practice management, and is a long-term contributor to the Australian Dental Association magazine, News Bulletin.

If you have any questions about this webinar series, please contact Tahnee Renshaw via or 08 9231 6681.

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