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.