• 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

  • 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. 

  • How Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals are doing responsible business

    Jeppe Theisen     |      September 29, 2022

    Jeppe Theisen, Corporate Vice President & General Manager, Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals speaks to Rachel Bevans, Managing Director of The Healthy Brand Company to explain how they’re responsible across four key themes.

  • Best Dating Apps to Consider

    Carolin Petterson     |      September 29, 2022

      In today’s digital age, the dating landscape has undergone a significant transformation, thanks to the advent of dating apps. These digital platforms have revolutionized the way people meet, connect, and form romantic relationships. With the widespread availability of smartphones and the ease of access to these apps, the dating experience has become more convenient […]

  • Proper sales process best weapon to grow business revenue

    Julia Ewert     |      September 28, 2022

    Salespeople sporting flashy cars, designer suits and shiny watches don’t win business, they make sales by accident, says strategic sales specialist, Julia Ewert.

  • Social Media Trends and Tendencies You Should Check Out

    Carolin Petterson     |      September 28, 2022

    In today’s digitally-driven world, social media has cemented its role as a prominent force that influences not only how we communicate but also the cultural fabric of our society. With a global user base in the billions, platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok have become indispensable aspects of our daily lives. They not only […]

  • Have your say: Sydney’s long-term prosperity

    First 5000     |      September 26, 2022

    The City of Sydney is asking for input on a new economic strategy to help guide post-pandemic recovery and cement Sydney’s place as a revitalised, premier destination for business, retail, tourism and employment.

  • GAP Summit 2022: Shared Identity

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      September 23, 2022

    We are excited to share the Programme for today’s 2022 Global Access Partners Annual Summit featuring thought leaders and delegates from 18 countries, brought together to discuss the issues of Governance, Jobs Skills and Shared Identity.

  • Queen Elizabeth’s infectiously optimistic leadership

    Victor Perton     |      September 21, 2022

    Ahead of the national day of mourning, Victor Perton reflects at the Optimistic Leadership style of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Avoiding health worker burnout

    Alexandra Waddell     |      September 20, 2022

    Quality research evidence points to what’s needed at both an individual and organisational level to stem the tide of burnt out health workers. Alexandra Waddell explains.

  • How to maintain high productivity levels on business trips

    First 5000     |      September 20, 2022

    Domestic business travel has now bounced back to near pre-COVID levels, with international travel not too far behind, according to Tom Walley, Global Managing Director, at Corporate Traveller, Flight Centre Travel Group’s flagship corporate travel management provider for SMEs.