With weaker sales and decreasing profitability, almost one in two Queensland businesses expect the state’s economy to weaken during the next 12 months, the latest Commonwealth Bank CCIQ Pulse Survey has revealed.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has called on Queensland doctors to continue to issue doctor’s certificates and support employees accessing sick leave.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has joined forces with key business organisations across the country today to launch a national advertising campaign against the Federal Government’s proposed carbon tax.
The Queensland business community will express its anger over the new carbon and mining resource rent taxes directly to the Federal Government at the Senate Select Committee on Scrutiny of New Taxes on Monday 25 July in Brisbane.
Queensland’s small-medium sized businesses will pay the highest price for the Federal Government’s carbon tax as it will drive down consumer spending, and business confidence and viability, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland has warned.