Saturday, May 25, 2019

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...
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CCIQ Interview with Minister for Small Business Shannon Fentiman

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries?list=PLuIo8PBo-3vcDnG4BuDmE7FOL8Pb3oe9z&ecver=2]   The Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Head of Media Dan Petrie sat down with Minister for Small Business Shannon Fentiman to hear about...

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...

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...

Free Tax Clinics for Businesses in Labor Election Sweetener

Small business owners would be able to get advice on their tax at free expert clinics under a new policy announced by Labor, in...

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...

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...

Fair Work Ombudsman’s Bid to Impose $4M penalty thrown out

The Federal Court has thrown out the Fair Work Ombudsman’s bid to have $4.1 million in penalties and compensation imposed on the maritime union...

Strawberry Tampering Needs a Measured Response Not Hysteria

A Sunshine Coast strawberry farmer has been forced to stop production and cut 100 jobs following the public outcry around tampering of strawberries across...

Mining companies set to lose billions after Jackie Trad’s threat

Thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in potential investment could be at risk as Australia's ­biggest miners face the threat of a $20 billion...