Just a little over 10 months ago, our Suncorp Bank #SmallBusinessChallenges winners began their amazing #Startup journey and in only a short time are well on their way to success. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is working with Cairns Regional Council to ensure Queensland Small Business Week (May 16-21) is a major success in the Far North. Read more.
Federal Assistant Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy will attend the official launch of Collaborate, an Australian first, which sees CCIQ and BlueChilli join forces to create a unique accelerator designed to build businesses focused on solving the problems of business. Read more.
A common question I hear from small businesses about social media is “What should I post or share to increase the engagement on my social media pages?” Read more.
The cost of electricity has garnered heated debate among consumer groups, regulators and the Queensland Government over several years. Read more.
Once upon a time there was a workforce that worked a full time load each week from their workplace premises. Enter 2017 and a wide range of part-time, flex-time, activity based working, job sharing and work from home arrangements present the modern day business with a whole new realm of opportunity and challenge when it comes to workforce planning and management. Read more.
Few things bring business to a halt more effectively than an employee under the influence - drugs, alcohol and work aren’t a healthy workplace cocktail! So, in your small business, we suggest you keep things clean from the very start and put in place set procedures and best practice to avoid incidents.
The most dangerous time for employee dissatisfaction, low productivity, and turnover is during the first few months of employment. Since a carefully considered employee induction process will enable new employees to become productive members of the organisation quickly, time invested into the process early will pay off with substantially higher employee retention and productivity levels down the road.