Business confidence in the Queensland state economy has rallied strongly in the March quarter, increasing to levels not experienced since 2008 prior to the GFC, according to the latest Commonwealth Bank CCIQ Pulse Survey of Business conditions released today.
In a submission lodged today with Fair Work Australia, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has called on the umpire to ensure minimum wages do not act as a barrier to gaining employment.
In response to media speculation on the forced shift to market contracts for high energy use businesses, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has said that small and medium sized businesses in the main have little cause for concern.
The State's peak business organisation, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), looks forward to working with Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk’s new Shadow Ministry throughout the next term.
Business and industry have welcomed the announcement of a new $1000 jobs bonus and other initiatives to encourage employment of mature-aged workers.
After running the successful ‘Big 3 for Business’ campaign highlighting the top priorities for Queensland businesses in the lead up to the 2012 State Election, CCIQ is now preparing for round two.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government that stronger Australian Industry Participation (AIP) rules will be implemented to improve opportunities for local suppliers to win contracts on large construction, resource and infrastructure developments.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the LNP Government’s announcement that they will streamline property sale contracts and cut red tape for the real estate industry saying that it clearly demonstrates a commitment to Queensland small businesses.