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 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.
While the Paris accord on climate change might be centre stage at the moment, CCIQ and members of its ecoBiz program are making real-world energy savings at a grassroots level. Read more.
Small businesses in regional Queensland face another $100 hike in their electricity bills following an unexpected increase determined by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA). 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.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is pleased to see a common-sense approach by the crossbenchers on shop trading hours’ reform. Read more.
As Parliament readies to debate the Trading (Allowable Hours) Amendment Bill tomorrow, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says small businesses hope a lifeline is thrown their way by MPs to “keep competition alive”. 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.
On Friday, the world experienced the wrath of a well-coordinated ransomware attack, known as WannaCry. A number of large companies have already been impacted, including Britain’s public health system, FedEx in the USA and Spanish telecom provider Telefonica.
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.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the 2017 Federal Budget continues Turnbull Government measures to help small business. 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.
In today’s rough and tumble world, consumers have come to expect they will be let down by the companies they deal with. Have you ever been disappointed by a company or brand? 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.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has teamed up with natural gas producer QGC and local chambers of commerce and business groups to help rural and regional small businesses. Read more.
Following the State Government’s announcement of mandatory licensing to crack down on rogue labour hire operators, there has been some discussion on possible outcomes of moving to regulate the industry. Read more.