There are 7 fundamental steps to successfully exporting your product or service overseas. These steps include items such as legal requirements, identifying marketing opportunities and required export documentation. CCIQ can assist your business in ensuring that the fundamental steps are correct so that your business in the best possible position for success in the overseas market. Read more.
The Queensland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIQ) has welcomed moves by the Federal Government to bring forward business tax cuts for small and medium sized enterprises so that a corporate tax rate of 25% is in place for 2020/21. Read more.
In the second article in our Cyber Security series with CCIQ partner, SureBridge IT, we explore the dynamics around cybersecurity, understanding the ‘hacker evolution’, globalisation, and dispelling common arguments made regarding the likelihood of attacks in a business. It is not a matter of if, but when your business experiences a cyber-attack online, or security breach, it is crucial to respond immediately, with a clear plan in place to help mitigate as much risk as possible. Read more.
A subdued retail environment continues to weigh on the Queensland economy as a respite in consumption remains elusive despite the state’s population growth over the last 12 months. Read more.
In the first article of our cybersecurity education series with CCIQ partner, SureBridge IT, we explore the world of phishing: what it is, how they attack, examples, and prevention strategies to ensure your business stays vigilant against this common form of cyber-crime. Read more.
Queensland’s improving economy has not materialised into an improved jobs picture as the state contends with an unemployment rate of 6.3% that the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says will only come down if the private sector is encouraged to hire more workers. Read more.
Infrastructure Increase in ‘Spades’ as Value of Queensland Construction Rises 11% to $21.2 billion in 2018 FY
Engineering construction across Queensland is rising again according to an analysis by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) as infrastructure projects across the state comes online. Read more.
The latest Conus Data analysing the Australian Bureau of Statistics detailed jobs data by industry and regional employment show the virtues of a diversified economy with the education, mining, professional services and manufacturing industries picking the baton and leading jobs growth. Read more.
Queensland’s unemployment rate rose to 6.3% (on a trend basis) in August as it continues to lag the national benchmark of 5.3% despite a better than expected increase in full-time positions according to the latest data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Read more.