• Thought Leadership

    Time to embrace workplace imbalance


    Gary Martin |  January 28, 2021


    With the festive season over for another year, if you have already resolved to achieve work-life balance in the new year, you are not alone, according to Professor Gary Martin CEO of AIM WA.


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  • Business

    First 5000’s most read in 2020


    Helen Hull |  January 27, 2021


    Looking for a recap of 2020? Check out First 5000’s top blogs in a year that saw record readership and a diverse range of topics including working from home, resilience, mature workers and social media. 


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  • Superannuation

    Nearly 1 million young workers closed or drained their super through COVID early release


    First 5000 |  January 25, 2021


    Nearly one million young workers under the age of 35 have either closed their super accounts or now have less than $1000 in super as a result of the COVID Early Release Scheme, according to a new analysis by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST).


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  • Jobs

    Employment rose 50,000 in December


    First 5000 |  January 22, 2021


    Seasonally adjusted employment increased by 50,000 people between November and December 2020 according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).


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  • Business

    How organisations can enable efficient printing from the home office


    First 5000 |  January 21, 2021


    For small and medium-sized enterprises, access to cloud and edge computing to reduce infrastructure costs and empower printing at home is now more important than ever, according to Y Soft.


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  • Insurance

    Vulnerable businesses underprepared for another disaster: research


    First 5000 |  January 20, 2021


    A new report from Business Australia shows that despite the widespread damage and impact of COVID and the bushfires on Australian businesses, 62 per cent of SMEs still have not taken out adequate cover. 


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  • Coronavirus

    JobKeeper flaw creates staffing issues for struggling small businesses  


    First 5000 |  January 19, 2021


    The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is calling on the Federal Government to change JobKeeper rules to allow struggling small businesses to replace staff.


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  • Resilience

    HAVE YOUR SAY: What do you do to ensure your business is resilient?


    Helen Hull |  November 2, 2020


    Resilience has become an important focus for the business community. We ask you to have your say today!


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