Queensland small businesses face increased electricity bills after measures aimed at cutting their costs were rejected. Read more.
Since their inception, mobile applications or, ‘apps’ as they’re known have dominated the conversation about technology in relation to nearly every aspect of our lives - from gaming and music, to travel and fashion. Now, we’re seeing entrepreneurs and small business owners becoming increasingly reliant on these savvy tools to help their business grow and improve workplace coordination and productivity. But with such a huge array of resources available, how do you know which apps are going to prove most useful for your business? Read more.
We live in an always-on era. We’re always online. Our phones are always on. The lights are always on. This state of being permanently switched on is damaging to our health and productivity. Each generation is working more hours than the one before them and while it’s easy to blame big corporations for making us work longer we really only have ourselves to blame. Read more.
Almost every small business owner starts their business venture with the hope of eventually landing a big-name company as a client. Instead of constantly chasing leads and having a “feast or famine” bank account, your new contract will provide you with a steady and certain income. You also know just how much it will mean to be able to put the logo of your new customer on your website and marketing materials — especially if it is a well-known brand. Read more.
For the most part of the past thirteen years that I have been in business, I struggled to find the right balance to manage my business and personal life. I would work by myself, ensuring every task is undertaken by me. Time was always a constraint. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) will fight against any plan to allow a merged GOC between Energex and Ergon to compete against small business electrical contractors for services to Queensland households. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has urged the Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) to address network pricing to lower small business energy bills. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) believes a new report on electricity pricing is not bold enough to achieve real price savings for small business energy consumers. Read more.
The small business community anxiously awaits the release of the Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) Draft Report on electricity pricing on Friday. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has called on the Turnbull Government to move swiftly and decisively on a major workplace relations report. Read more.
Through credit cards, computers, smartphones and embedded microchips, money is no longer a physical currency you put in your pocket. The era of centralised money - bits of paper and metal, backed by the State - is pretty much over. Decentralised money - bits of information, backed by user identity - is upon us. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is calling for a focus on seven major areas to ensure lower electricity prices for small businesses. Read more.
Every small business owner knows that they need to have their business “systemised”. Every business book worth its salt will tell you that you should be introducing, documenting and developing systems within your business. Read more.