Many small and medium size businesses are struggling to keep customers flowing and returning in a highly competitive market. Today’s customer is far more discerning in choosing a brand or service. Read more.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed and lonely in your business and wished that you had someone to turn to for advice and support? Read more.
There was a clear focus in the Palaszczuk Government’s State budget to spread the infrastructure spend across the State in an attempt to woo both the inner-city voters and regional voters leading up to the next State election. Read more.
Employers are being encouraged to take on an apprentice through two key initiatives announced in the 2017-18 State Budget handed down this week. Read more.
When Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt handed down his third State Budget yesterday, plans to reduce the red tape burden on businesses were notably absent. Read more.
The new Sunshine Coast CBD and the rapidly-expanding reputation of the region as the place to do business is likely to attract bigger players in coming years. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) is delighted with a near million-dollar boost to its ecoBiz program, which will help more small businesses save on their energy bills. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says Treasurer Curtis Pitt’s third and last Budget before the next State Election delivered few surprises or sweeteners for small business today. Read more.
The long awaited Finkel Report was released this afternoon bringing clarity and a ‘blueprint’ to fixing the ailing National Electricity Market (NEM). Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the Fair Work Commission decision to increase the National Minimum Wage and modern award rates by 3.3 per cent will be the largest increase handed down in seven years. Read more.
When businesses plan for the future, some risk it all on entirely new ideas, products and services, while others look at ways to improve their current offering. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says State Government pre-Budget plans to invest in energy supply is a step in the right direction, but will not reduce electricity prices for small businesses in the short to medium term. Read more.
The pre-Budget announcement to invest in energy supply for Queensland takes some general steps in the right direction, but will not reduce electricity prices for businesses in the short to medium term. Read more.
Queensland small businesses are once again facing an electricity price hike this year with the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) releasing its final determination on notified prices for Regional Queensland. An 8.2 per cent rise has been indicated, sending shockwaves throughout the business community. Read more.