• Business

    Adam Liaw cooks up excitement for Australian Made Week


    First 5000 |  May 25, 2022


    Cook, lawyer, TV presenter, author, and now Australian Made Week Ambassador Adam Liaw is urging consumers to seek out and buy genuine Aussie products bearing the trusted green-and-gold kangaroo logo to support the country’s makers and growers, as well as safeguard against access and supply issues highlighted by the pandemic.


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  • Business

    COSBOA, BCA congratulate, Albanese, ALP


    First 5000 |  May 24, 2022


    The Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) and the Business Council of Australia have congratulated Anthony Albanese and the Australian Labor Party on their election victory.


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  • Business

    Govt should drive to end acute labour and skill shortages: ACCI


    First 5000 |  May 23, 2022


    The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry said it will work vigorously to advance the priorities of business and negotiate in good faith to reach outcomes for the benefit of all Australians while working with the newly elected government. 


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  • 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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  • Business

    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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  • Business

    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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  • Business

    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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  • 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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