Leading Brisbane businesswoman Theresa Moltoni OAM has been re-appointed President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
Aboriginal elder Glenn Bird, who works out of the CCIQ Collaborate innovation and accelerator hub, launches his indigenous art app in Brisbane next week. Read more.
Cairns Regional Councillor Brett Moller has been awarded life membership of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) for his many years as a “true champion” of small business. Read more.
Nick Behrens, Director of Advocacy for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), has resigned after nearly 10 years as a "strong and passionate" champion for small business. Read more.
Today is White Ribbon Day, a national awareness day to encourage us all to understand domestic violence and stop violence against women. One in three Australian women have experienced physical or sexual violence perpetrated by someone they know, so if you run a team there’s a good chance you’ll have employed someone who has been subject to (or someone who has perpetrated) domestic violence. Read more.
The labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) continue to display interesting results, with the official unemployment rate falling by a further 0.1 points to 6.0 per cent in October. Read more.
A few months ago the Queensland Government deregulated the retail electricity market in South-East Queensland in an effort to lower power prices for businesses and households. So what does that even mean and how does it work? Read more.
Small business owners across Queensland can sense economic momentum building, but will need more than three months of improving conditions before they are convinced the economy has turned the corner and is back on track, according to latest research. Read more.
The most recent retail trade data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has shown signs of continued sales momentum in Queensland, with the official growth rate rising by 0.4 points to 3.1 per cent in September. Read more.
Small business has spoken. The business community desperately wants our State political leaders to do a much better job to grow the Queensland economy, create jobs, deliver infrastructure and cut costs, taxes and red tape. Read more.
Small business owners across Queensland are fed up with party politics, a lack of action on the economy and no clear solutions being presented by the State Government or Opposition, according to latest research by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
A truck driver sacked for broadcasting anti-Islamic comments to 100 colleagues over an internal radio station will return to work after his rant was found to be 'less offensive' because it was directed at people who shared his views. Read more.
Stockyard, a Queensland family business operating for more than half a century and part of the CCIQ International Trade team, will be a strong contender at the Australian Export Awards on November 24. Read more.
Fintech is being heralded as a disruptor to the big bank’s small business lending sector. Read more.
The most recent labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have been a source of much discussion and commentary in the past fortnight, with the official unemployment rate for Queensland falling by 0.1 points to 6.1 per cent. Read more.
The recent upturn in the State economy is pointing to better Christmas sales, according to latest data from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.