• Business Coronavirus

    Training for jobs of the future: NSW recovery initiative


    First 5000 |  September 21, 2020


    More than 100,000 people across NSW will have the opportunity to reskill for the jobs of the future thanks to the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery initiative. 


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  • Business

    Family businesses key to Australia’s recovery post-COVID-19


    First 5000 |  September 18, 2020


    Family businesses will be key to Australia’s economic recovery from the coronavirus recession, according to Australia’s peak body for family businesses, Family Business Australia (FBA), which is hosting its National Family Business Day, today 18 September.


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  • Business Mature workers

    Upholding the rights of older workers – online training


    First 5000 |  September 17, 2020


    With support from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice, the Australian Human Rights Commission has developed Upholding the rights of older workers—a free online training package on multigenerational workforces.


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  • Coronavirus

    $3 billion business support package signals confidence in business recovery after COVID restrictions


    First 5000 |  September 16, 2020


    The Victorian Government’s announcement of an additional $3 billion support package for business as they struggle through continued restrictions will spark hope for thousands of businesses.


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  • Budget

    Federal Budget must deliver for sole traders and SMEs, digitisation key to recovery: MYOB


    First 5000 |  September 15, 2020


    Federal Budget 2020 is predicted to deliver mixed results for businesses, with half of SMEs confident the Budget will deliver benefits for their business, according to a special Budget Edition of MYOB Business Monitor, in partnership with Nous Group, released today. 


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  • Manufacturing

    Moving from a lucky country to a smart country: Ten ways for Australian manufacturers to succeed


    First 5000 |  September 14, 2020


    The latest industry research report from the Federal Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has revealed that even before the COVID-19 pandemic, 65% of Australians regarded manufacturing as important or very important.


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  • Thought Leadership

    What is the first thing that is thrown out of the window when leaders are stressed?


    Zivit Inbar |  September 10, 2020


    The past six months have been tough times for everyone, including for leaders. The emotional load is draining, and the light at the end of the tunnel is still too far ahead. Zivit Inbar explains.


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  • Have your say

    HAVE YOUR SAY: How does your business support mature workers?


    Helen Hull |  August 3, 2020


    It is important to develop strategies to ensure that older workers are being supported as Australia’s population continues to age. Have your say today!


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