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.
It adds up that if a business is experiencing financial difficulty, there’s a good chance that invoices won’t get paid on time, and potentially not at all. That’s bad news for your bottom line. At Optimum Recoveries we’re here to help, so we thought we’d share our top *10 warning signs* that a business is in financial distress with you. Read more.
Leadership styles are changing in the 21st century.
Traditionally, authority and responsibility have been the two crucial elements defining a leader. It was simple: a great leader had the presence to direct people and make decisions.
The Sunshine Coast is on the verge of a visitor explosion with the $350 million expansion of the airport to accommodate additional national and internationals flights by 2020. Read more.
The pending introduction of the Australian Tax Office’s (ATO's) Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) requirements from July 2018 will create significant changes for how businesses across the country report to and engage with regulators. Read more.
What business experiences do you remember – the ones that are horrible, good, great or extraordinary? Chances are they are the horrible and the extraordinary ones, with the others simply blurred into your distant memory. As a small business owner, how do you want your customers to remember you?
The unfortunate news of George Calombaris’ restaurants underpaying staff $2.6 million is a timely reminder for business to improve systems and processes especially in light of impending introduction of Single Touch Payroll (STPR) legislation that comes into force next year. Read more.
With the release of the New Payments Platform (NPP) due later this year, commercial spectators are predicting Australia could be a cashless society by the year 2020 with the introduction of the instantaneous money transfers. Read more.