Stockyard, a Queensland family business operating for more than half a century and part of the CCIQ International Trade team, will be a strong contender at the Australian Export Awards on November 24. Read more.
Fintech is being heralded as a disruptor to the big bank’s small business lending sector. Read more.
The most recent labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have been a source of much discussion and commentary in the past fortnight, with the official unemployment rate for Queensland falling by 0.1 points to 6.1 per cent. Read more.
The recent upturn in the State economy is pointing to better Christmas sales, according to latest data from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
Recent data, including CCIQ’s Queensland Economic Update, has suggested the State economy is improving – but it appears business confidence is yet to catch the same wave. Read more.
The recent decision awarding a former State Government employee more than $1 million confirms that employers must provide adequate bullying and harassment training to their management staff. Read more.
CCIQ ecoBiz member Aqualuma LED Lighting has won the Environmental Solutions gong at the 2016 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. Read more.
Imagine walking through open woodlands and rainforest across the pockets and bends of the Brisbane River, way back in the 1820s. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) say latest labour data is more complex than meets the eye, with much more work needed to halt unemployment. Read more.
One of my first jobs was in the deli section in a supermarket. I still remember how excited I was to walk in on that first day to be handed a little paper hat that would eventually become the source of many jokes from my mates for years to come. My first few days were typical for many entering a new business; classroom ‘training’, forms to fill out and a middle aged woman telling me how lucky I was to be a part of the company. Read more.