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STPR 5 - A summary of what you should know

Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Throughout this series on the changes to Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) we have covered how to get your business ready and what's changed and stayed the same.

Get the facts about the change and how STPR will impact your business from our partners BDO, watch the video now. Read more.

Small Businesses Welcome LNP Buy Local Policy

Monday 25 September, 2017

Small Businesses across Queensland will have welcomed the announcement by State Opposition Leader, Tim Nicholls MP, that, if elected, an LNP government would implement a Buy Local Policy for government contracts. Read more.

5 ways to reinvigorate Queensland Small Business

Thursday 21 September, 2017

The latest figures from Queensland Government’s Statistician’s Office paint a stark picture of the small business climate in Queensland, as the GFC, mining boom to bust, rising energy and business costs have taken their toll on the engine room of the state’s economy. Read more.

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Reclaim your time and get things done!

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

One of the most common stress points for a small business owner is a lack of time. “Reclaim your time, and life!” is a half-day workshop I run which helps business owners build an ideal work-life balance and get back their free time. With this workshop, I’ve written an eBook which highlights some top tips to get your time back. Read more.

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9 Steps to Prepare your Business for a Natural Disaster

Friday 15 September, 2017

When Cyclone Debbie hit in March this year it left devastation in its wake. Businesses in the Townsville, Rockhampton, Mackay, and Bundaberg regions were the hardest hit, and flooding was seen all the way south to the border and into northern New South Wales. Read more.

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Four ways to achieve and manage growth in your business

Friday 15 September, 2017

Achieving success in your small business is a full-time job. Your pursuit for business success can be extremely time-consuming, drain most of your financial resources, and potentially ruin personal relationships. But when you finally achieve growth in your business, what are you doing to keep it? Read more.

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Cautious Economic Optimism for 2017/18

Thursday 14 September, 2017

This morning CCIQ participated in the annual BDO Economic and Political Update which featured an economic update from the Department of Treasury and a panel discussion including CCIQ GM of Advocacy Kate Whittle. Read more.