• Business

    ANZ’s four-day work week pilot success a “game changer” for how we work

    Joe Jiang |  July 5, 2023

    Successful trials of the four-day work week in Australia and New Zealand have signalled a need to transform the way we work to achieve sustainable benefits for the employee, the organisation and society, RMIT Professor Zhou (Joe) Jiang, explains.

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  • Finance

    Australian middle market continues to power ahead as the engine room of economy

    Mick Wright-Smith |  June 30, 2023

    Banks face several key challenges in lending to middle market companies, Mick Wright-Smith, Co-Founder and Partner, Epsilon Direct Lending explains.

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  • Digital transformation

    Embrace digital transformation now or risk falling behind

    Adrian Floate |  June 26, 2023

    Businesses of all sizes need to embrace digital transformation – especially in how they make/accept invoice payments and how this impacts cash flow – as a means of survival in today’s uncertain economic environment, Adrian Floate Managing Director of Spenda explains.

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  • Retail

    Retail recession will be life-changing for consumers

    First 5000 |  June 23, 2023

    According to customer experience expert, Lyndall Spooner of Fifth Dimension, the retail recession will be life-changing in a positive way for consumers. While brands are going under and there is blood on the streets, consumers will be the winners.

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  • Digital transformation

    SMES to benefit from staff training, digital investment

    First 5000 |  June 22, 2023

    Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) is encouraging SMEs businesses to act now if they want to benefit from a new tax incentive to train their employees and digitise their business.

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  • Cyber security Have your say

    ASIC invites Australian entities to assess their cyber resilience

    First 5000 |  June 21, 2023

    ASIC-regulated entities, including mid market businesses, publicly listed companies, other entities holding licences and authorisations, are invited to take part in a survey to measure cyber resilience in Australia’s corporate and financial markets. 

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  • Human resources

    Changes to pay secrecy explained

    Sean Melbourne |  June 14, 2023

    Penalties for pay secrecy clauses have been updated. Sean Melbourne from professional services company Source explains what employers and employees can and can’t do when it comes to pay secrecy.

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  • Superannuation

    Federal Government announces payday super from 1 July 2026

    First 5000 |  June 1, 2023

    The Albanese Government has announced it will require super to be paid at the same time as salary and wages from 1 July 2026.

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Latest News

  • Organizing an Amazing Family Trip

    Amelia Atkins     |      January 28, 2023

    Embarking on the journey of planning and organizing a family camping trip is an exhilarating and enriching experience that promises to create indelible memories. Regardless of whether you are an ardent outdoor enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of camping, the prospect of bonding with your loved ones amidst the serenity of nature is […]

  • How to Successfully Go Through a Personal Injury Case

    Amelia Atkins     |      December 26, 2022

    Embarking on the journey of a personal injury case can be an emotionally and legally intricate endeavor. The complexities involved, ranging from deciphering negligence to understanding liability and the intricacies of damages, underscore the importance of a solid foundational understanding. In this comprehensive guide, we aim to equip you with not only fundamental knowledge but […]

  • Strategies for Accelerating Your Real Estate Business Growth

    Amelia Atkins     |      December 25, 2022

    In the ever-evolving realm of real estate, where change is the only constant, the pursuit of growth is a perpetual endeavor. Whether you are a seasoned professional with years of experience or a newcomer navigating the intricacies of the industry, the quest for strategies to expand and enhance your real estate business remains at the […]

  • The Evolution of 3D Printing in Construction

    Amelia Atkins     |      November 26, 2022

    In recent years, the construction industry has witnessed a paradigm shift propelled by the integration of 3D printing technology. This transformative innovation, once relegated to the realms of prototyping and smaller-scale applications, is now poised to redefine the fundamental processes of construction. The implications of 3D printing in construction extend far beyond mere novelty, promising […]

  • Use sustainability to inspire business, brand and employer brand transformation

    Rachel Bevans     |      November 3, 2022

    We’re now living in the decade towards 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals, and with COP27 literally around the corner, we’re faced with increasing awareness and experience of the gaps in the plan – post COVID recovery, the climate crisis and growing inequality. Rachel Bevans from The Healthy Brand Company explains.

  • Re-skilling mature workers – what skills will they really need in the future?

    Hunter Leonard     |      October 30, 2022

    For some, it is a little insulting after 25 or 30 years in the workforce to be told you now need to re-skill in order to keep your job, or get a new one. Hunter Leonard of Silver & Wise explains.

  • Why onboarding is the first step towards a thriving culture

    Brad Giles     |      October 26, 2022

    Positive Leadership starts on the very first day that someone enters your company. Brad Giles of Evolution Partners highlights why implementing a detailed onboarding plan is an essential step to understanding if someone is the right fit for your business.

  • Renovating Your Office Space

    Carolin Petterson     |      October 24, 2022

    The workplace environment has evolved significantly over the years, recognizing the profound impact it has on employee productivity, morale, and overall well-being. Well-designed office space is not just a utilitarian necessity; it’s an embodiment of the company’s ethos and a potent tool for nurturing creativity, collaboration, and efficiency. Renovating the office is a strategic step, […]

  • Businesses warned not to take short cuts on cybersecurity

    First 5000     |      October 20, 2022

    Business owners have been urged not to take short cuts when it comes to IT and cybersecurity as hackers continue to target vulnerable systems.

  • Forced retirement should get the axe

    Gary Martin     |      October 15, 2022

    Getting pushed out of a job simply because another birthday has come and gone is far too common in workplaces across the country, according to Professor Gary Martin.

  • Sydney wins bid to host global space event

    First 5000     |      October 7, 2022

    Sydney will host the 2025 International Aeronautical Congress, the world’s largest gathering of academics, industry, space agencies, and other stakeholders in the space sector.

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

    First 5000     |      October 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.

  • 5 critical steps for maximising the sale of your business

    Joanna Oakey     |      September 30, 2022

    Often when a business owner decides to think about exit, the horse has already bolted – it’s too late to put in place key elements that would have maximised the value of their business, Joanna Oakey founder and Managing Partner of commercial law firm, Aspect Legal explains.

  • Back into the office: Does ergonomic furniture really work?

    Jenny Folley     |      September 29, 2022

    As more and more Australians return to offices across the country, it is important to understand the benefits of ergonomics and its role in ensuring offices are safe, comfortable and productive working environments, Jenny Folley, CEO of @WORKSPACES explains.