IR Legislation will not save a single life

Thursday 24 August, 2017 | By: Default Admin | Tags: IR

Every Queenslander deserves the right to go to work and return to home to their families at the end of the day. As a state, Queensland has come a long way in the last few years with workplace tragedies declining by over a third in the last 8 years as employers, employees and legislators take a collective approach to ensuring that workplace safety is a shared workplace responsibility. Read more.

Where can I get finance to grow my business? - Part Two

Friday 4 August, 2017 | By: Peter Winterflood | Tags: BDO, Finance, Business Growth

In this second part of the series on obtaining finance for your business, we look at obtaining finance from banks and non-bank lenders. Understanding working capital finance is often the most challenging form of finance to obtain. This is a complex area as there are numerous variables to consider, but let’s look at the basics. Read more.

CCIQ welcomes 'Buy Queensland' with open arms

Saturday 29 July, 2017 | By: Default Admin

The Queensland Procurement Strategy and Policy (QPP) announced by the Premier this morning is multi-billion dollar shot in the arm for the state’s small business and for every region of Queensland. Read more.

Do you really take care of your staff? It’s easy to talk about, harder to do.

Thursday 27 July, 2017 | By: Andrew Griffiths | Tags: Taking care of staff, Running a small business, emotional well-being, job security

Being a small business owner I’ve always tried my hardest to take good care of my staff, but what I’ve realised over the years is that this means different things to different people. Regardless of what it actually means, there are many benefits to any business that truly has the emotional, physical and financial well-being being of their staff as major priorities. Read more.

ACCC Sparks Electricity Debate in Brisbane

Thursday 27 July, 2017 | By: Default Admin | Tags: Electricity

“Well, I guess we had better make a start….” Rod Sims, Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)said, with his prophetic opening remarks at the first of many public forums in Brisbane Tuesday night in relation to the ACCC Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry. Read more.