Recent data, including CCIQ’s Queensland Economic Update, has suggested the State economy is improving – but it appears business confidence is yet to catch the same wave. Read more.
The recent decision awarding a former State Government employee more than $1 million confirms that employers must provide adequate bullying and harassment training to their management staff. Read more.
CCIQ ecoBiz member Aqualuma LED Lighting has won the Environmental Solutions gong at the 2016 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. Read more.
Imagine walking through open woodlands and rainforest across the pockets and bends of the Brisbane River, way back in the 1820s. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) say latest labour data is more complex than meets the eye, with much more work needed to halt unemployment. Read more.
One reason that people go into small business is to build themselves an empire. Once you get bitten by the small business bug it can be contagious and the world is your oyster it seems. Oh, but the number of times I have seen people jump at opportunities to grow but ultimately end up costing them everything they own. They risked it all and lost. Read more.
One of my first jobs was in the deli section in a supermarket. I still remember how excited I was to walk in on that first day to be handed a little paper hat that would eventually become the source of many jokes from my mates for years to come. My first few days were typical for many entering a new business; classroom ‘training’, forms to fill out and a middle aged woman telling me how lucky I was to be a part of the company. Read more.
Folktale, one of the success stories of the CCIQ and Suncorp Bank #Small Business Challenges program, is ready to start telling your successful story. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has backed what it sees as the first major step in turning around the nation’s vocational education sector. Read more.
Small businesses in the Wide Bay region have called for less focus on start-ups and entrepreneurs, with greater attention on making existing businesses more innovative. Read more.
The Sunshine State economy has shown signs of improvement for September, according to the latest Queensland Economic Update from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the State Government’s renewable energy target, but questions how much it will ultimately cost small business. Read more.
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) has welcomed new champion partners to the ecoBiz business sustainability program. Read more.
Kurt Alexander is a man on a mission to modernise safety certification for electrical contractors, simplifying red tape and making life easier for the 35,000 licensed sparkies in Queensland. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the State Government plan to dispose of surplus land could deliver a significant benefit to the Queensland economy. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) wants to know why small businesses must pay significantly higher interest rates. Read more.