CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland) has today joined forces with fellow Chambers of Commerce from across Australia to launch a national small business campaign in the lead up to September’s Federal Election. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today urged the Fair Work Commission’s Minimum Wage Panel (the Panel) to implement a modest increase to the national minimum wage (NMW). Read more.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of local communities. Read more.
With today’s resignation of the Honourable Chris Bowen PM, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has expressed frustration over the Federal Government’s small business portfolio which will have had five different ministers over 15 months. Read more.
CCIQ is deeply disappointed that the Prime Minister has made yet another commitment that shows her Government’s disregard for small and medium business by announcing that it would entrench in law the principle that working outside normal business hours should attract higher pay. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today welcomed the Office of Best Practice Regulation (OBPR) final report on Measuring and Reducing the Burden of Regulation, saying that it represents the best possible outcome for Queensland businesses and the state economy. Read more.
It will become increasingly difficult for employers to take on an apprentice or trainee if the variations sought by union groups to a raft of modern awards are implemented. Read more.
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