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1 hr ago | Business Journal
Grae Jaen, the director of G&A Beneficial, says small businesses need to be aware of the changes that are happening next year Many of the Affordable Care Act's mandates will take effect on Jan. 1, forcing businesses to take a second look at how they handle their employees' health benefits. For big corporations with human resource departments and legal experts who've examined the bill cover to cover, this won't be much of a problem.
4 hrs ago | Forbes.com
I've been a financial journalist for more than 20 years: I've written for most of the national newspapers in the UK on topics related to business, economics, finance, property, investment, personal finance and entrepreneurship. I've held staff jobs at newspapers including The Observer, the Daily and Sunday Express and, most recently, The Independent, where I spent several years as Business Editor managing the newspaper's business coverage.
7 hrs ago | MediaPost
Running a small business -- even a very small business of one or two employees -- is difficult work, with long hours, self-doubt and nearly daily concerns. Web-hosting and technology provider GoDaddy looks to tell the real truth about the world of small business in a new marketing campaign.
8 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester
Apparently U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown do agree on something. The other day on the radio Brown said that what was unique about this election is that for the first time in modern history voters could compare how each voted on issue after issue since both served in the Senate during the same period.
12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
EMPLOYERS, a small business insurance specialist, has launched Coventry/NT24, a 24-hour hotline staffed by registered nurses who are specially trained to provide medical guidance over the phone for work-related injuries or illnesses. Coventry/NT24 is staffed by English- and Spanish-speaking nurses with accommodations available for other languages and is available to EMPLOYERS workers' compensation policyholders in the state of Florida.
Paula Deen is coming to Birmingham for a live show at Alabama Theatre Sept. 16 and launches a new digital network on Sept.
Each year the marketing group at Volusion put together a predictive sales report for the upcoming holiday season and the 2014 projections are now available. Small business owners might feel a bit frustrated with some of the findings, however, online business sales are expected to grow 9 percent as a whole, with mobile pushing ahead the fastest.
If you're wondering how to fund the expansion of your small business, you might want to consider a Small Business Administration loan. Although they're not for every business owner, these loans are a viable option for those who can't obtain other financing to grow their business.
Neighbors called police after seeing the remains fall out of Wilson's trash bag. The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
The Alabama Small Business Commission, which was created by Executive Order 47, will serve in an advisory capacity to help with policies, spurring innovation and creating a dialogue to support economic development, according to a release from the governor's office . "Small businesses are the engines of job growth and an integral part of the framework that makes up the American economic system," Bentley said.
StreetShares, a new Reston-based online lending platform to connect investors and small business owners, is described by co-founder Mark Rockefeller as "'Shark Tank' meets eBay ." The new company has made 14 commercial loans since June totaling about $200,000, Rockefeller said.
At a recent "Hacker Lab" event, "white hat" hackers revealed how cybercriminals work - and what businesses can do to protect themselves. The multimedia presentation used a simulated small business system to demonstrate how hackers choose their targets, how they enter the system and what they do post-infiltration.
Confidence among Scotland's small businesses has fallen in the past three months, while it has soared to a record high in the rest of the UK. "We need to understand if this fall is a one-off blip or marks the start of a trend," said Andy Willox, Scottish policy convener for the Federation of Small Businesses.
Brian Valdini, owner and chef at fatfish Wine Bar & Bistro, in Bay Shore on Sept 4, 2014. A visit from an inspector or regulator can spark fear and trepidation in even the most confident small-business owners.
BodeTree , an online service that helps small business owners better understand their finances, today announced it has partnered with the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center , an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, to provide an online platform specifically built for greater small business success. The platform, named " ," is built to further grow and support consulting and development efforts already in place with the Small Business Development Center to ensure that Colorado continues to remain a top state for small business growth.
Business owners are reporting better earnings and reinvesting in their businesses and that's translating into a rebound in loan demand, says Gohman, the head of small business banking at the McLean, Virginia-based bank. But there's still caution out there.
On the first Tuesday of every month from 10am to Noon the Division of Purchasing and Supplies hosts open houses for minority owned, female owned and Cleveland small businesses to educate attendees on how to compete for City business. Participants receive a tour and meet one-on-one with City Buyers assigned to purchase their type of products.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:26 pm
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