One of the most common stress points for a small business owner is a lack of time. “Reclaim your time, and life!” is a half-day workshop I run which helps business owners build an ideal work-life balance and get back their free time. With this workshop, I’ve written an eBook which highlights some top tips to get your time back. Read more.
Achieving success in your small business is a full-time job. Your pursuit for business success can be extremely time-consuming, drain most of your financial resources, and potentially ruin personal relationships. But when you finally achieve growth in your business, what are you doing to keep it? Read more.
When considering business growth, you must consider what business growth means for you outside of the traditional, profits and revenue in order to have a successful business, and a happy life. Read more.
A survey conducted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has found that 1 out of 3 Queensland businesses spend more than 6 hours a week on red tape. Read more.
In this second part of the series on obtaining finance for your business, we look at obtaining finance from banks and non-bank lenders. Understanding working capital finance is often the most challenging form of finance to obtain. This is a complex area as there are numerous variables to consider, but let’s look at the basics. Read more.
Protecting the Great Barrier Reef and its 64,000 direct and indirect jobs should be a major priority, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
The new Sunshine Coast CBD and the rapidly-expanding reputation of the region as the place to do business is likely to attract bigger players in coming years. 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.
Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations Grace Grace introduced the Trading (Allowable Hours) Amendment Bill 2017 to the Queensland Parliament in March. Read more.
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has been singing the praises of the CCIQ-Suncorp Pulse Survey of Business Conditions today. Read more.
Small business operators from across Australia have spoken loud and clear – reducing penalty rates will allow them to hire more staff and give more work hours to existing staff, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry said today. Read more.
Small businesses across Queensland are leading the charge in national retail growth, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the business community feels daylight saving could impact the state adversely if it not implemented in its entirety. 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.
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.