• Business

    Gender gap in superannuation improves despite gender equality progress setback


    First 5000 |  May 20, 2022


    Progress to gender financial equality reversed in the March quarter despite a significant win in super savings for women which saw the gender gap narrowing by the most in over a decade, according to the latest Financy Women’s Index (FWX).


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    Retention is the new black: How to encourage and keep your employees


    Aliza Knox |  May 19, 2022


    Employees are re-evaluating their priorities and changing jobs, even pivoting careers. Aliza Knox, has drawn on four decades of persevering at her career, through the highs and the lows, to share insights on how leaders can  encourage and retain employees.


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    Australian businesses battle high levels of unpaid debt: Atradius


    First 5000 |  May 18, 2022


    High levels of unpaid debt are prompting stronger credit controls among Australian businesses as they battle it out for survival in a competitive market, according to the latest edition of the Atradius Payment Practices Barometer. 


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    If they’re so busy, why isn’t anything getting done?


    Donna McGeorge |  May 17, 2022


    When we are so swamped that we can’t seem to get anything done, we have to stop, and reconnect with our core deliverables, our KPIs and the strategic plan. Donna McGeorge author and global authority on productivity explains.


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    Australia’s online shopping grows to over $47 billion


    First 5000 |  May 16, 2022


    Australia’s online shopping industry has grown by 8.9 per cent to over $47 billion dollars in 2022, proving that more consumers are choosing online shopping over bricks and mortar – and our love affair with retail therapy continues to skyrocket.


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    How to turn Conflict into Collaboration


    Mark Rosenberg |  May 13, 2022


    In Mark Rosenberg’s new book Mastering Hard Conversations, the key message is simple: conflict in the workplace is inevitable. Being skilled in dealing with conflict and having uncomfortable conversations has enormous benefits.


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    Have your say: business succession and exit planning


    Craig West |  May 12, 2022


    Succession Plus have put together an international succession & exit survey to find out about attitudes towards exit, the level of preparedness of business owners and better understand the key drivers of exit.


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  • Responsible business

    HAVE YOUR SAY: Responsible business


    First 5000 |  April 1, 2022


    What does responsible business mean to you and your company? What policies are you implementing to ensure that you are a good corporate citizen. As part of our have your say series we invite you to answer: ‘How is your organisation stepping up to responsible business?’ 


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