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New legal action focuses on redundancy laws

Tuesday 27 February, 2018 | By: Thomas Birkbeck

The Fair Work Ombudsman has brought proceedings relating to redundancy entitlements, in a new legal action against services company Spotless Services Australia Limited for allegedly contravening workplace laws when it terminated the employment of three workers at Perth International Airport. Read more.

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Queensland business confidence hits four-year high

Monday 12 February, 2018 | By: Joseph Kelly

For the first time in four years, Queensland businesses are feeling optimistic about the future and confident in their operations, according to the latest Suncorp CCIQ Pulse Survey of Business Conditions. Read more.

PSA - CCIQ Email Breach: Lessons learned, and what it means for your business

Friday 2 February, 2018 | By: Colin Fruk | Tags: cyber security;

Dear members, friends and followers. I just wanted to let you know that one of CCIQ’s email accounts was breached by a third party yesterday in an attempted phishing attack. We’re confident the breach poses no danger to any other staff, members or customers of CCIQ. Our IT provider took immediate action to contain and eliminate any possible threats. We’re now conducting a thorough review of our cyber security systems and policies to make sure we are meeting best practice standards. Read more.

Business 2018

Wednesday 10 January, 2018 | By: Joseph Kelly

2018 has all the elements to be the year for business. At the close of 2017, the State Government was re-elected with a majority, albeit slim, helping to solidify political certainty for the next 2 years and 10 months. The Queensland economy reached $309 billion GSP during 2016/17, growing by 1.8% over the past year. Although lagging behind the national average growth of 2%, Queensland’s economy goes into 2018 with momentum. Read more.