Friday 14 July, 2017 | By: Jennifer Gutwenger | Tags: First Aid Training
As small business owners, we’re always thinking about productivity, immersed in day-to-day and in the grip of deadlines and targets. It can make getting to grips with other tasks like first aid training, often regarded as incidental to the core business, a little sticky. You’re not alone if you put them on the back burner. But you’re not wise, either. Hedging your bets and hoping that nothing untoward happens is neither good judgement nor good practice. Read more.
Businesses which rely on Queensland’s vocational education and training (VET) system to skill their current and future employees will no doubt be wondering what all the changes in this space will mean for them. Read more.
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) is urging the Federal Government to provide detail quickly and efficiently so that businesses, particularly those in regional Queensland, can plan their workforce and be certain that they have the access to the skilled workers they need. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has welcomed the announcement by the State Government that it will boost the $240 million ‘Skilling Queenslanders for Work’ initiative by a further $10 million. 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.
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.
A new research report on our future workforce warns that Queensland could be “left behind” if we do not embrace progressive reforms in education and training. Read more.
Broadbeach cafe pleads guilty to unsafe food practices after 22 people hospitalised with food poisoning
Popular Broadbeach cafe Grocer and Grind has been fined $70,000 for failing to handle food correctly. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) believes the boost in funding for skills and training will ensure Queensland is on track to developing the skills needed to power the economy. Read more.
Recruitment and training is a significant cost imposition for small business. Read more.
Thursday 7 April, 2016 | By: Default Admin | Tags: training and education
Will finding the right employee only get harder in the future? Read more.
Monday 10 December, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
CCIQ is excited to announce that it is joining with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment to encourage employers to think ‘Employ Outside the Box’ in order to meet their workforce needs. Read more.
Friday 30 November, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) is backing the recommendations of the Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce for vocational education and training reforms and is pleased by the State Government’s announcement today that it will support the bulk of Taskforce’s report. Read more.
Thursday 24 May, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), in partnership with YouthInvest, hosted Skilling Tomorrow’s Workforce, a solutions focused regional workshop in Rockhampton this morning. Read more.
Thursday 19 April, 2012 | Tags: Skills Education and Training
Business and industry have welcomed the announcement of a new $1000 jobs bonus and other initiatives to encourage employment of mature-aged workers. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the Commonwealth Government commitment to $1.75 billion over the next five years to further ongoing reforms to the national training system. Read more.