Queensland’s trade surplus on goods and services narrowed to $6.6 billion in the June quarter based on the latest Balance of Payments data released by the ABS. The trade surplus hit a record high of $9.5 billion in December 2016 but has since declined 30 per cent during the first half of 2017. Read more.
An agency named United Consulting supplied the employee to work as a mechanic at a car dealership in Richmond between January and March last year, but failed to pay the worker any wages. Read more.
A bartender whose till was out by hundreds of dollars had her shifts cut. She has won more than $13,000. Read more.
The big state politics story this week has been the State Labor Government's recent decision to potentially give Queensland-based businesses a 30% preference on government contracts. Read more.
Police and government agencies have raided Lockyer Valley farms over allegations of workers being ripped off. Read more.
We all reach a stage in our business where we simply can't do any more. Our days have become longer and longer and we are spending way too much time doing the tasks that we really shouldn't be doing. We know we need to outsource, but where do we start, will it be worth it, and what about those bad experiences in the past? Read more.