Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
4:06PM | Monday, 8 April 2013 | The business community has welcomed a new direct currency trading deal, to be administered by ANZ and Westpac, struck between Australia and China. However, challenges remain for Aussie start-ups doing business in the Middle Kingdom.
1:40PM | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 | Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s surprise announcement about this year’s federal election has been welcomed by the business community for giving “certainty” to small firms.
12:41PM | Tuesday, 4 December 2012 | The Reserve Bank has cut the cash rate by 25 basis points to 3% on the back of flat retail sales for the month of October.
8:15PM | Monday, 20 August 2012 | The Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator fell 5.4% in seasonally adjusted terms in July, while another survey shows the small business sector has become increasingly pessimistic about the economy.
7:38PM | Monday, 2 July 2012 | Clean energy start-ups are gearing up for the potential opportunities provided by the newly-imposed carbon tax, despite widespread uncertainty in the business community over the rising costs associated with the scheme.
6:43PM | Friday, 15 June 2012 | The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched a campaign for mature-wage workers alongside Business SA, as statistics show older workers are increasingly overlooked.
5:20PM | Monday, 14 May 2012 | Business and industry groups are urging Fair Work Australia to reject a claim for the minimum wage to be lifted by $26 a week, calling for a more “modest” approach to award wages.
5:44AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Business and industry groups have welcomed the Federal Budget’s return to surplus but have questioned Treasurer Wayne Swan’s long-term vision for enterprise, with the decision to dump the promised company tax cut provoking ire.
5:51PM | Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | The Reserve Bank has lowered the cash rate by 50 basis points to 3.75%, but experts aren’t convinced the big banks will pass on the full rate cut.
4:32PM | Monday, 30 April 2012 | Small business insolvencies have reached an unwelcome new high, with business expectations continuing to remain below average, according to new figures.