• Events Positive leadership

    Relentless optimism in support of people with brain Injury: event


    Victor Perton |  August 9, 2022


    Positive leadership and Australian innovation are at the fore in the work of Kate Gould, scientist-practitioner and clinical neuropsychologist and member of the Global Access Partners (GAP) Positive Leadership taskforce. Register to participate in a unique online event which showcases her work. 


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  • Digital transformation

    Building the hybrid human-digital workforce of the future


    Luke Kelly |  August 8, 2022


    Australia faces one of the most pressing labour crunch challenges with our workforce today and organisations urgently need to find ways to ease the impact and future-proof their business, according to Luke Kelly Director – Sales Engineering, UiPath.


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  • Positive leadership

    How investment in people is helping to deal with key industry challenges


    Graham Cooper |  August 5, 2022


    As Australian businesses continue to deal with a tight labour market, supply chain congestion and global uncertainty, it’s never been more important to have a strong workplace culture and the right people in your team, according to Graham Cooper COO of Zenith Energy.


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  • Superannuation

    Young Australians are paying more attention to super than ever: report


    First 5000 |  August 4, 2022


    In the wake of the uncertainties brought by COVID-19, young Australians are making their financial future a priority, according to super fund Equip. 


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  • Positive leadership

    How to foster positive business leadership for any business


    Gloria Tabi |  August 3, 2022


    Workplace Inclusion when cultivated right is a sure way to foster positive culture, and team cohesion. People’s differences are valued and supported, and barriers are removed that would prevent any person from reaching their full potential in the workplace, Gloria Tabi from Everyday Inclusion explains.


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  • Business Workplace Environment

    Mid-Sized office ideas to spice up your business


    Maryn Mcdonnell |  August 2, 2022


    Small changes to an office space can go a long way toward improving workflow and boosting morale among employees, according to Maryn Mcdonnell.


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  • Positive leadership

    HAVE YOUR SAY: How does your business foster positive leadership?


    First 5000 |  August 1, 2022


    What makes a good leader? In the era of the ‘new normal’, it’s important to be optimistic and great leaders look at positive ways to enhance their businesses. As part of our have your say series we invite you to share your thoughts on positive leadership.


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Latest News

  • GAP Taskforce on Positive Leadership meets

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      August 9, 2022

    The second meeting of the Global Access Partners Taskforce on Positive Leadership was held on Tuesday, 26 July 2022.

  • Top considerations for SMBs purchasing technology in the new financial year

    First 5000     |      July 29, 2022

    Before investing in new technologies, it’s essential to consider how the business has changed and what the goals are for the next 12 months, according to Ross Simon, CEO at BidFin.

  • 2022 ESG Leader Super funds announced

    First 5000     |      July 28, 2022

    Thirty-two superannuation funds have received Rainmaker Information’s ESG Leader Rating, which has been awarded for the first time.

  • Over 72,000 complaints taken to financial ombudsman in 2021-22

    First 5000     |      July 27, 2022

    Australians in dispute with banks, insurers, super funds, investment firms and financial advisers lodged 72,358 complaints with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) in the past 12 months, a rise of 3 per cent on the previous financial year.

  • Five reasons why mid-market businesses should care about ESG

    Aletta Boshoff     |      July 26, 2022

    No longer just an issue for the world’s most recognisable brands; investors, regulators, and consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about the ESG performance of small and mid-sized companies. Aletta Boshoff, Advisory Partner and National Leader of IFRS & Corporate Reporting at BDO explains.

  • Federal gov push to strengthen supply chains

    Hamish Gamble     |      July 25, 2022

    A policy environment should be created which encourages industry collaboration in the national interest, according to Hamish Gamble, Sovereign Capability Senior Project Officer at the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute (AITI).

  • Taking the lead on Age Inclusion

    Hunter Leonard     |      July 22, 2022

    As our population ages and we live and work longer, programs to bring mature workers and other staff together to learn from each other are clearly going to be crucial for individual mature workers, for our organisations, our community and ultimately our entire economy and society, Hunter Leonard of Silver & Wise explains.

  • Top four challenges for CFOs in new financial year

    First 5000     |      July 21, 2022

    Rising inflation and the ongoing financial impact caused by COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine continue to cause market volatility and create new challenges for chief financial officers (CFOs) and their teams, according to SAP Concur ANZ.