• Business Development

    Businesses that invested in employee development saw COVID growth: Avado


    First 5000 |  May 6, 2021


    Some 63 per cent of businesses that saw stable revenue or profit invested in employee development during 2020, according to a survey of APAC businesses. 


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  • Digital transformation

    How manual processes are causing SME failure


    First 5000 |  May 5, 2021


    Many organisations have been forced to fast-track digital transformation to maintain operations during the disruptions of the past year. However, some SMEs are still using manual processes that are not sustainable and could cause business failure within a few years, according to SAP Concur.


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  • Remote work

    How to replace the water cooler if your team works from home


    Nina Fountain |  May 4, 2021


    Are you concerned about the impact of remote working on your team’s culture? Many prominent leaders are also concerned, Nina Fountain of Transformed Teams explains. 


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  • Have your say Pacific Relationships

    HAVE YOUR SAY: How can we build stronger business relationships between Australia and the Pacific?


    Helen Hull |  May 3, 2021


    Australia’s relations with our Pacific neighbours has been recognised as being of fundamental importance and vital interest to Australia.


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  • Online Retail

    Bunnings snags top stop in online retail awards


    First 5000 |  April 30, 2021


    Bunnings Warehouse has snagged the top-spot, at Power Retail’s online rankings ‘The All Star Bash’ followed by grocery giant, Woolworths, in second place. 


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  • Business Mature workers

    Investment in mature aged workers positively impacts your business


    Peter Cheel |  April 28, 2021


    Given a lack of holistic retirement planning by mature age workers and the resultant costly decisions which impact retirees, help is needed to support them to plan effectively, Peter Cheel business coach and leadership development consultant explains.


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  • Mental Health

    Counting on U – mental health support


    First 5000 |  April 27, 2021


    Counting on U is an Australian-wide, workplace mental health, and relationship-building intervention, that aims to provide training to business advisors to better support the needs of small-to-medium (SME) business owners. 


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