The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is alarmed at the electricity price increases announced by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) in its final determination. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the decision to increase the National Minimum Wage (NMW) by 2.4 per cent is higher than anticipated. Read more.
For many small to medium sized Australian businesses, many Asian countries offer significant economic benefits, largely due to lower wages and lower manufacturing costs. Read more.
Recent comments in the media by Minister for Immigration Peter Dutton have brought to the fore the issue of refugee contribution to Australia’s economy. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is pleased that workers’ compensation premiums in Queensland will remain the lowest in Australia. Read more.
As organisations grow in size, it becomes more difficult for business owners to adequately supervise staff and attend to the strategic plans of the business. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) strongly disagrees with the State Government’s decision to phase out sand mining on North Stradbroke Island by 2019. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says next month’s State Budget is even more crucial to the local economy following a further rise in unemployment. Read more.
The Fair Work Commission has ruled that a worker who called a company executive a highly offensive swear word and was later sacked via text message was unfairly dismissed. Read more.
The Government’s Corporate Tax Plan is a shot in the arm for the Queensland small business community and the broader economy, according to CCIQ policy advisor Michael Paparo. Read more.
Business blogs have become a competitive market and the number of websites are increasing by the day. It’s difficult to sort through so many of these blogs and commit to one that targets you and your business situation. Today the CCIQ team pulled together a fundamental ‘cheat sheet’ of the best business blogs that get straight to the point. Read more.
The interview went great. The resume extremely well written, no typos or spelling mistakes. The candidate was well presented and prepped. In fact, they ticked all the boxes and can start almost immediately. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says it looks forward to working with the new LNP Shadow Cabinet to grow small business. Read more.