Saturday, May 25, 2019

Budget Offers Highways to Small Business Relief While Debt Concern Lingers

Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad’s first State Budget has a championed a growth narrative with positive announcements around infrastructure and small business, although questions still...

Instant asset write-off to be extended

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the government will extend the time frame and the financial limit of the instant asset write-off...

What the Banking Royal Commission findings mean for business

Industry associations and small business stakeholders have welcomed the recommendations outlined in the final report of the Banking Royal Commission.The Royal Commission...

Queensland’s unemployment rate now the highest in Australia

The jobless rate in Queensland is now the highest in the country, with today’s data release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing...

Big bonuses for Queensland’s electricity bosses despite consumer outrage

Queensland power bosses have pocketed extravagant bonuses despite a surge in complaints by consumers over costs and supply. Revealed by The Courier-Mail, Queensland’s state-owned power utilities paid...

Government acts on casual workers

The Federal Government will recommend changes to prevent casual workers from 'double-dipping' with back-pay claims in response to a recent ruling in...

Confidence among Queensland businesses hits four-year low

Originally published via The Courier Mail Confidence has plummeted among Queensland businesses, with firms suffering falling profits, slashing investment...

ALP’s permanent work vow

More than one million casual workers will be able to apply for permanency and legally challenge if their boss unreasonably refuses their...

Get involved in Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) 2019 will run from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. As one...

Big Business to pay SMEs within 20 days in new policy

Australia's largest businesses will be made to pay invoices to small and medium-sized businesses within 20 days as a condition of future government contracts...