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2 hrs ago | Valley News Live

MN Minimum Wage Increase Hurting Some Small Businesses

Minimum wage in Minnesota is going from $6.15 to $8.00 an hour. By next year it's going to gradually increase to $9.50.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Audubon, MN

6 hrs ago | WFMZ

Lehigh University program helps Berks inventor, many other small businesses

When Jim Saunders of Kempton, Berks County, came up with an idea to protect trees from the ravages of deer, he ran into one problem.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Inventions, Science / Technology, Lehigh University, Berks County, PA, Marketing

10 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Govt meets goal for small business contracts

Small companies received 23.39 percent of federal contracts in the fiscal year that ended Sept.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Graves, Bradenton, FL

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

July job numbers were impact but small business owners want talented staff

As of this point in time even though 209,000 jobs were added for the month of July the unemployment rate is still sitting at a real number quite discomforting when looking at it.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law

16 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Small businesses 'not out of the woods' yet say business

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.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

21 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Small businesses say Facebook changes cut customer page views

Many small businesses are irritated with Facebook. Facebook has changed how it determines which posts viewers see.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Argus

Eastbourne Pier fire: Small business owners were uninsured

Kath Pook and Ian Donald, of Gifts At The Pier, Glenda Melluish, of Glass Studio, and Jeff Sparks, of The Sweetshop.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom

Marketing Pilgrim

Small Business mobile is on the rise while check-in apps fall behind

It took some time but small businesses are finally seeing the power in going mobile.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mobile Marketing, Marketing

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Carmel launches initiative to help small businesses during construction

"I've had a lot of sleepless nights worrying about the financial situation," said John Perazzo, owner of J Razzo's.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Carmel, IN

Marin Independent Journal

Movers & Shakers: Marin small business adviser wins national award

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.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Kentfield, CA, Greenbrae, CA, Mill Valley, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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

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