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Insurer Zurich, which surveyed 500 small and medium sized businesses, found one in four had lowered their prices in the past three months and 15 per cent had laid off staff.
Kath Pook and Ian Donald, of Gifts At The Pier, Glenda Melluish, of Glass Studio, and Jeff Sparks, of The Sweetshop.
It took some time but small businesses are finally seeing the power in going mobile.
"I've had a lot of sleepless nights worrying about the financial situation," said John Perazzo, owner of J Razzo's.
John DeGaetano, Marin Small Business Development Center adviser, has earned the national designation of Northern California's State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in 2013.
Buy this photo Stuart Miller uses one of his ByBox electronic parcel collection drop boxes in Didcot Picture: OX68936 Simon Williams One of six entrepreneurs on the Small Business Charter management board, he is part of a Government initiative to strengthen links between business schools and small businesses.
Confused about Big Data? You're not the only one. For most small business owners, Big Data is one big mystery.
The Bridgeport metropolitan area, which encompasses most of Fairfield County, is among the top five most-unfriendly areas in the nation for small businesses, and the state as a whole doesn't fare much better.
The annual scorecard is an assessment tool that measures how well federal agencies are progressing toward their goals for small business and socio-economic prime contracting and subcontracting.
The wage agreement in the metals and engineering sector is the death knell for small businesses, the Free Market Foundation said on Wednesday.
Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services.
Surveys of small businesses show that they started stepping up their pace of hiring in spring.
U.S. small businesses added 15,000 jobs in July, bringing the number of new jobs added over the last six months to more than 90,000.
JACKSON - In a series of letters sent to the heads of major Mississippi electric and natural gas utilities, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is calling for the companies to extend the sign-up periods for new small businesses who want to take advantage of the companies' small business incentive programs.
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But financing isn't easily available for every business idea, said William Phelan, president of small business credit ratings firm PayNet.
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