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Australia’s most innovative bookkeeping service is in Townsville

Australia’s most innovative bookkeeping service is in Townsville

Posted 17 October, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

That’s according to Intuit Quickbooks which runs an international competition. Regional Business Services (RBS), located on Ingham Road, is the Australian finalist in Intuit’s Firm of the Future competition, along with finalists from the US, Canada, the UK and India. RBS is a family business combining their experience in bookkeeping and wrap around services with technology […]

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Is your SME growing, expanding and/or hiring?

Is your SME growing, expanding and/or hiring?

Posted 5 October, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

We conducted a 3 questions survey to see how our members operating small to medium enterprises are seeing their future. 56% of respondents operate a business with 8 staff or less 44% of respondents operate a business with 9 to 20 staff Respondents work in communication and media education and training health and social assistance […]

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Chamber Update

Chamber Update

Posted 28 September, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

Townsville Chamber activities this week Meetings We were briefed on the Chinook Facility Project Phase 1 at RAAF base, to start mid-2019.  For project details, visit the Public Work Committee website. We had a teleconference with GHD, Hinchinbrook Shire Council and Townsville City Council on the I-TAP Smart Seed to plan the program’s 2nd year. […]

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Chamber Updates

Chamber Updates

Posted 7 September, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

Small is beautiful – President Debbie Rains and CEO Marie-Claude Brown met this week with Townsville Bulletin Editor in Chief Jenna Cairney.  The Chamber and the Bulletin agree to cooperate on promoting the profile of local small businesses. Contact us if your small business is hiring, growing, or developing. We’ll let the Bully know.   […]

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Qld Inquiry into Wage Theft

Qld Inquiry into Wage Theft

Posted 7 September, 2018 by Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre

A hearing into wage theft was recently held in Townsville as part of a State Government inquiry.  Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre Noel Ambler, made a submission. Noel’s view is that most small business try to do the right thing. The best way for government to ensure wage theft is reduced is to simplify the Awards […]

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The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted 20 August, 2018 by Townsville Chamber

As published in Success NQ June/July 2018 edition available here. In 1994, American author and entrepreneur John Elkington coined the phrase the “Triple Bottom Line”, meaning that community, the environment and profitability are equally important to a business’ bottom line. The idea of “Profit + People + Planet” struck a chord amongst large and small […]

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