• Space

    Australia and Japan strengthen space collaborations


    First 5000 |  July 14, 2020


    The Australian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signalling new opportunities to increase space collaboration between the two nations.


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  • Coronavirus

    Food SA supports retailers to promote local brands


    First 5000 |  July 13, 2020


    One of the impacts of COVID-19 has been South Australian consumers rallying around South Australian businesses, going out of their way to find ways to purchase their products and directly support South Australian jobs.


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  • Coronavirus

    Payments crucial to future business sustainability: Monoova


    First 5000 |  July 10, 2020


    End-to-end payments provider Monoova is urging businesses to review their payments systems amid changing business models and consumer payment habits in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.


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  • Business

    Australia Post delivers unprecedented $2.4 billion eCommerce boom during COVID-19


    First 5000 |  July 9, 2020


    Australia Post powered an estimated $2.4 billion eCommerce boom during the height of the COVID-19 crisis through its parcel delivery service, a new analysis from Deloitte Access Economics has found.


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  • Coronavirus Merger

    Post COVID-19 economy inspiring increased M&A activity


    Dennis Tomaras |  July 8, 2020


    COVID-19 is inspiring a wave of merger and acquisition activity in Australia, according to Dennis Tomaras, a partner in eastern seaboard law firm, Cornwalls. 


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  • Coronavirus

    Business software industry optimistic about COVID-19 impact: Survey


    First 5000 |  July 7, 2020


    While the business software industry has not been immune to the impacts of COVID-19, the majority of its members responded effectively during the pandemic and are optimistic about the future of their businesses, according to a report on the impact of COVID-19. 


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  • Coronavirus Mental Health

    Australians concerned about return to pre-pandemic life and economy


    First 5000 |  July 6, 2020


    After nearly three months of lockdown, financial risk and feelings of isolation remain the top threats to Australian employees’ mental health, according to the Morneau Shepell June Mental Health Index.


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  • Coronavirus Thought Leadership

    The CEO’s guide to leading a business through COVID-19


    Stephen Barnes |  July 3, 2020


    Three months ago, businesses were focusing on growth and investment. Because of COVID-19, they are now focused on just one thing: survival – through the pandemic and beyond. CEOs are in crisis mode and are having to become crisis managers. Stephen Barnes from Byronvale Advisors explains.


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