Throughout this series on the changes to Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) we have covered how to get your business ready and what's changed and stayed the same.
Get the facts about the change and how STPR will impact your business from our partners BDO, watch the video now. Read more.
Throughout this series on the changes to Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) we have covered how to get your business ready[https://www.cciq.com.au/news/getting-your-business-ready-for-single-touch-payroll-reporting/] and what's changed and stayed the same[http://https//www.cciq.com.au/news/single-touch-payroll-reporting-whats-changing-and-whats-staying-the-same/]. 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.
A change to single touch payroll is coming. Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) has been introduced by the Australian Tax Office (ATO), which means most businesses will need to update their payroll systems in order to report to the ATO in real time. Read more.
The evidence is in, healthy workplaces create healthier, efficient and more productive employees. It therefore makes business sense to introduce healthy living initiatives in the workplace. Read more.
On 9 June 2017 the long anticipated final report of the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market (colloquially known as the ‘Finkel report’) was presented to the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG). 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.
The pre-Budget announcement to invest in energy supply for Queensland takes some general steps in the right direction, but will not reduce electricity prices for businesses in the short to medium term. Read more.
Queensland small businesses are once again facing an electricity price hike this year with the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) releasing its final determination on notified prices for Regional Queensland. An 8.2 per cent rise has been indicated, sending shockwaves throughout the business community. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is concerned about proposed labour hire legislation before State Parliament which is “rushed’ and only adds to red tape for small business. Read more.
Off the announcement of sweeping changes to skilled migration and the funding for university students, it is unsurprising businesses may be worried about whether they’ll be able to fill their skills needs in the future. Read more.
It’s not all sun, sea, surf and sport on the Sunshine Coast. There is another seriously significant S word: Services. 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 welcomed the announcement by the State Government that it will boost the $240 million ‘Skilling Queenslanders for Work’ initiative by a further $10 million. Read more.
I’ve been watching the world of 3D printing evolve over the past few years. Initially my thoughts were that it was a bit of gimmick, basically we would be able to buy a $5000 printer and print out a whistle. How wrong I was. 3D printing is truly extraordinary and right here right now, it is transforming industries around the world.
The number of young people entering into an apprenticeship or traineeship has been declining for the past five years, with student numbers in 2016 reflecting just half (54 per cent) of that in 2012. Read more.
Business consultants will tell you that there are three ways to increase profit. Either you need to find new customers, sell more to your existing customers or sell more frequently. However I believe that there is a fourth way to increase your profits that is often overlooked.