The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has questioned the Palaszczuk Government’s appointment of a new small business advocate. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has expressed concern about the long-term impact on small business in Queensland as the nation’s triple-A rating comes under serious threat. Read more.
Higher coal prices have meant an unexpected improvement in the State Budget bottom line, with a forecast operating surplus sitting at $2 billion up from $867 million. Read more.
Billion-dollar windfalls from government, lower electricity prices forecast, increased spending from shoppers and improving economic activity – Queensland small businesses could be forgiven for thinking all, if not some, of their Christmases are coming at once. Read more.
Small businesses are concerned that they will miss out on forecast electricity price decreases over the next two years. Read more.
Small businesses are deeply concerned by a proposed “tax” to help pay for the National Broadband Network. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) wants to see the State Government commit more money to boosting jobs in regional Queensland. Read more.
In business most of us develop products or services based on what we think our customers will buy. Read more.
Ask any business owner about managing staff and most will roll their eyes then start on a rant about their team not doing what they are asked. Read more.
The most common topic of discussion amongst business owners is the lack of time we all have on a day to day basis, and it is getting worse. I was the same, feeling overextended, until I discovered a very powerful way to tilt things back in my favour. Read more.
Want your marketing to yield tangible results? An effective marketing plan is crucial for small businesses so they don’t waste time and energy on activities that don’t get results. Read more.
It’s ridiculously easy to wake up one day and find that our business is now running our life. In fact I think it happens all the time and I’ve certainly been on the receiving end of that. Read more.
I’m a strong believer in the need for any manager or business owner to be prepared to let their team fail. This concept might sound counterintuitive, or even mean, but in most instances, the lessons learnt from failure are actually far more meaningful than a lesson learnt any other way. So by letting your team fail, you can actually go a long way to building a really cohesive group. Read more.
Beware, email scammers are out to get you. They’re clever, resourceful, sneaky and highly motivated to line their own pockets. They have no conscious and they’re constantly looking for the easy win. Read more.
“The money is in the list” is an old marketing proverb that still rings true today, but with a twist: “The money is in the list of quality emails you have in your database”. Read more.