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CCIQ Welcomes Combined Portfolio

Monday 11 December, 2017 | By: James Flaherty

In the run up to the state election small businesses called for greater emphasis to be placed on skills and workforce developments and will be pleased at the announcement of a combined portfolio of Employment, Small Business and Training and Skills Development in the new Palaszczuk government. Read more.

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What to do with the Weinstein in your company

Monday 11 December, 2017 | By: Courtney Scales

In the wake of the Weinstein situation, wherein over 65 women have come forth amidst allegations of sexual harassment and assault by serial predator Hervey Weinstein, communities across the globe have joined together to revolt against oppressive sexual harassment, starting the #metoo campaign, and leading to a worldwide ‘purge’ of predators across various industries and vocations. Read more.

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Why your website is the best sales tool you have

Tuesday 28 November, 2017 | By: Lars Frederiksen

From payroll and rent to advertising expenses, there are many costs that come with operating a small business. Some are more important than others but one expense you should never try to downscale is building a professional and usable website. Read more.

Jobs a focus, but what did the parties focus on?

Friday 24 November, 2017 | By: Kate Whittle

Businesses are constantly frustrated by lost opportunities when they have difficulty recruiting appropriately skilled staff. Youth unemployment has also been a pressing issue for Queensland, with the youth unemployment rate remaining stubbornly high across Queensland’s regions. Read more.

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Red Tape Policy Comparison

Thursday 23 November, 2017 | By: Kate Whittle | Tags: State Election; Categories: election;

Growing Queensland’s economy means growing Queensland’s small businesses. Unfortunately, many businesses cannot capitalise on the vast opportunities afforded in the new global economy, or worse yet fail, due to the amount and complexity of red tape that they must frequently tackle.
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