When Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt handed down his third State Budget yesterday, plans to reduce the red tape burden on businesses were notably absent. Read more.
Tuesday 13 June, 2017 | By: James Flaherty | Tags: Budget
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says Treasurer Curtis Pitt’s third and last Budget before the next State Election delivered few surprises or sweeteners for small business today. Read more.
Two years on from the original announcement, the business community can now rejoice over the passing of legislation introduced by the Turnbull Government that will allow more small businesses to access a number of concessions. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says State Government pre-Budget plans to invest in energy supply is a step in the right direction, but will not reduce electricity prices for small businesses in the short to medium term. Read more.
Over the past six months, electricity pricing has become a hot topic, dominating much of the Federal Government’s rhetoric leading up to the 2017-18 Federal Budget in May. However, despite all the posturing, the Budget was energy “lite”. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the upcoming State Budget must lift business confidence and provide stable, consistent fiscal and economic policy to ensure small businesses continue to invest and employ. Read more.
Businesses which rely on Queensland’s vocational education and training (VET) system to skill their current and future employees will no doubt be wondering what all the changes in this space will mean for them. Read more.
Familiar with governments promising a return back to surplus, businesses have rightly become skeptical about whether the Federal Government’s expectations in the forward estimates are realistic. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the 2017 Federal Budget continues Turnbull Government measures to help small business. Read more.
All signs are pointing towards a Federal Budget which will significantly boost infrastructure investment, particularly in light of Treasurer Scott Morrison’s speech on “good debt” and “bad debt”. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the Federal Budget is critical for the Turnbull Government, urging the Treasurer to deliver for small business. Read more.
Small business – the engine room of the Queensland economy – is going along nicely and showing positive signs for the year ahead. 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.
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.
Business confidence in Queensland has slowed as the economy failed to fire following “business-friendly” State and Federal Budgets and in the aftermath of the Federal Election. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has crunched the numbers in respect to public servant numbers and the results are startling. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) and Suncorp – one of Australia’s largest financial services providers – have teamed up to provide insight into business sentiment in the Sunshine State. Read more.