As NSW’s leading business organisation, NSW Business Chamber frequently provides statements and the views of the business community on important policy issues.
NSW Business Chamber maintains a record of statements made by the Chamber on behalf of the NSW business community.
Small business brings ‘Big 4’ issues to Canberra
12 June 2013
The ‘Small Business - Too Big To Ignore’ pre-election campaign has moved into its next phase with the unveiling of ‘The BIG 4 You Can’t Ignore’, the top four issues that small business has identified as critical to their survival and success in the lead up to, and following the election.
Wage rise ignores small business conditions
03 June 2013
Today’s Fair Work Commission decision to again increase award wages by 2.6% per week (from $15.80 per week to over $24 per week), is a body blow to the tens of thousands of small business employers that are not in the fast lane of the economy and whose interests are largely ignored by these one size fits all rulings.
Announcing 2013 Australian Business Congress
30 May 2013
Co-founder and former YouTube CEO Chad Hurley, Obama campaign Digital Innovation Strategist Rahaf Harfoush, and renowned business strategy expert and ‘Good to Great’ author Jim Collins are among the inspirational international and Australian speakers that will be providing insight into the forces shaping the future of the business world at the Australian Business Congress from 1 – 2 August.
Small business jobs and payrolls under attack
21 May 2013
The ACTU pitch for a $30 per week award wage rise across the small business economy being arbitrated today is a raid on the payrolls of hard working small employers that will weaken business viability, reduce profitability and cost jobs.
Jobs on the line in penalty rates review
13 May 2013
More than 10,000 new jobs will be created across Australia, with almost 4000 of those coming in the hospitality sector, should an application in the Fair Work Commission to amend the current penalty rate structure be successful, according to expert modelling.