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1 hr ago | Oxford Mail

Entrepreneur with vision for developing enterprise

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.

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4 hrs ago | Mashable

5 Things All Small Businesses Must Know About Big Data

Confused about Big Data? You're not the only one. For most small business owners, Big Data is one big mystery.

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8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Small business: Governance - Lance Jimmieson

Lance Jimmieson is the owner of Jackson Engineering Advisers , an Auckland-based firm of building services engineers specialising in ventilation, air conditioning and control-system design and operation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Times

Southwestern Conn. deemed 'unfriendly' in small-biz survey

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.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Fairfield County, CT, Personal Finance, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Sys-Con Media

NASA, Small Business Administrators and U.S. Sen. Cardin to Announce...

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.

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Iol.co.za

Wage deal death for small business

The wage agreement in the metals and engineering sector is the death knell for small businesses, the Free Market Foundation said on Wednesday.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers

Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Harrisburg, PA, Sales, Public Relations

The News Tribune

A snapshot of small business hiring in 2014

Surveys of small businesses show that they started stepping up their pace of hiring in spring.

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The CPA Technology Advisor

Intuit Report Shows Small Businesses Adding Jobs at Healthy Level

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.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Intuit, Startups

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester City Council to study cut in sewer hookup fees for small businesses

Hoping to provide new small businesses with financial relief while also offering an incentive to hire local residents, the City Council has broached the idea of discounts on sewer connection charges in return for job growth.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Worcester, MA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Presley pressing utilities to extend small business incentives

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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Search Engine Journal

The Return of "Barnacle SEO" and Why It's Perfect for Small Businesses by @dariozadro

Be a better online marketer. Prove your results with better reports. Take your SEO, social, content and PPC campaigns to the next level with Raven's professional internet marketing tools and reports .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

WTVR Richmond

Scott Mandell

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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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Tax challenge to Obamacare rejected

In the latest effort to sidetrack Obamacare, a federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Sunherald.com

Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

The Pacific Legal Foundation and a small-business owner, Matt Sissel, argued that the Affordable Care Act is a bill for raising revenue and that it violated the Origination Clause of the Constitution because it began in the Senate, not the House.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Business Journal

Philadelphia gets a "D" in small business friendliness

Philadelphia is not a friendly place for small businesses. So says Thumbtack, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, West Chester, PA, Chester, PA

Oxford Times

New baker's hope for self-raising dough

ONE fledgling business is hoping to be able to afford the rent in Oxford's Covered Market by appealing for funding from people on the Internet.

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Related Topix: CrowdFunder, Personal Finance

Examiner.com

Investment Underground showcases CEOs of small businesses

Paychex CEO Martin Mucci introduces the Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index and its findings and employment trends.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Journalism, Avon Products, Household Products, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Small business: Governance

"Simplistically, governance in the small business context is advice on matters the owner knows little about but which have the potential for significant consequences on the business," she says.

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News Observer

The Triangle is teeming with agencies ready to help small businesses

The Triangle is teeming with organizations – local, state and federal – ready to help people start, run or expand a business.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Durham, NC, Raleigh, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Meredith College

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