• Tax

    Tax

    Have your say: future of payroll tax in Australia


    First 5000 |  January 15, 2021


    The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is seeking your assistance to better inform the public debate over the need for payroll tax reform in Australia by participating in the Payroll Tax on Australian Business Survey.


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  • Work and Wellbeing

    Time for your workplace well-being to get a health check


    Gary Martin |  January 14, 2021


    Corporate wellness and workplace well-being are having a moment in the sun – even though some say they are simply making another comeback, Professor Gary Martin explains.


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  • Superannuation

    Workers shouldn’t have to choose between 12% super or a pay rise


    First 5000 |  January 13, 2021


    Australians are likely to be financially worse off over their lifetime under a proposal being considered by the Morrison Government to give workers a choice of a super rise or a pay rise, The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) warned today.


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  • Tax

    Tax

    Ombudsman calls for new software-specific R&D Tax Incentive


    First 5000 |  January 12, 2021


    The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has called for an industry-specific R&D Tax Incentive, saying the current system is hampering investment and growth in the sector.


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  • Retail

    ABS confirms bumper month of retail trade for November


    First 5000 |  January 11, 2021


    Australian retail sales increased 13.3 per cent last November, compared to the same time in 2019, according to official data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).


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  • Business

    Aussie production soars, jobs to pick up in 2021


    First 5000 |  January 8, 2021


    Australian manufacturing production was at its highest level at the end of 2020 with industry jobs expected to increase in 2021, a survey on manufacturing trends has found.


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  • Business

    Why all businesses should let their customers pay like Uber


    Adrian Floate |  January 7, 2021


    COVID-19 and the resulting decline in business activity has made it necessary for businesses to provide safe, fast and easy payment options for customers, Adrian Floate explains


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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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