Business Pulse

Food exporters face new China import requirements
WA food exporters are being urged to prepare for changes to Chinese import regulations that will increase the administrative burden of sending goods to China...
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$2000 lockdown compensation grants for small business
The State Government today (May 6) opened registrations of interest for $2000 grants to assist businesses in Perth and Peel impacted by the ANZAC Day...
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Details released for $500 electricity grants
Small businesses and charities whose electricity bills are paid by lessors can from next month apply for the $500 electricity credit offered in response to February’s five-day COVID-19 lockdown. 
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$20,000 grants for innovative SMEs
Local start-ups and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) may be eligible for vouchers of up to $20,000 to commercialise ideas and create jobs, via a...
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COVID restrictions cost WA businesses $170m
The true cost of WA’s COVID-19 lockdown and interim measures has been revealed in CCIWA’s rapid-fire survey of the WA business community.
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CCIWA pushes for lockdown compensation
CCIWA has called on the State Government to compensate businesses for their losses during the long weekend lockdown and subsequent restrictions, estimated at more than...
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Perth and Peel transition out of lockdown
WA Premier Mark McGowan has announced an end to the snap lockdown for Perth and Peel from 12:01am Tuesday, April 27 after zero new cases...
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Regional businesses eye strong future
Regional businesses are optimistic about the future but see skills shortages as a key barrier to growth, CCIWA’s latest Regional Pulse report shows.
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WA jobs boom as economy recovers
WA’s unemployment rate has plummeted to its lowest level in more than seven years as the State recovers from the economic impact of COVID-19 and...
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Workforce ‘single biggest challenge’ facing economy, says PM
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has used a speech to CCIWA members to praise the role of the WA business community in navigating the pandemic while highlighting workforce skills and...
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Next steps for businesses after EA reforms fall short
Many businesses have had their hopes dashed after proposed amendments promising to make enterprise agreements (EAs) more flexible did not pass Federal Parliament.
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Five ways to attract workers in a tight labour market
A surge in job vacancies to a 12-year high has further highlighted the skills crunch facing WA businesses, with attracting and retaining staff a key...
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