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July 15th, 2016 by

The past week’s “How To” articles, educational resources, and business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Access to Capital Financing Business Growth, SBE Council. In a July 12 SBE Council-The Credit Junction webinar on “Financing Growth,” Sergio Rodriquera, Chief Strategy Office of The Credit Junction, covered a lot of solid information […]

July 15th, 2016 by

By Barbara Weltman- The House Small Business committee says that one of the biggest issues faced by small businesses is their “inability to access sufficient credit and capital.” If you are in need of funds to grow your business, you have many choices on what to do, which boil down to seeking investors or borrowing […]

July 14th, 2016 by

BY BARBARA WELTMAN Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), you are required to pay time and a half to most types of employees who work overtime. A final rule announced in May, which becomes effective on December 1, 2016, has drawn attention to federal overtime rules. However, the overtime rules, including the new rule, are often […]

July 1st, 2016 by

The past week’s “How To” articles, educational resources, and business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. FINANCING YOUR GROWTH Please join SBE Council and The Credit Junction for a “Financing Growth” webinar. Michael Finkelstein, CEO of The Credit Junction, and SBE Council’s president & CEO Karen Kerrigan will […]

June 28th, 2016 by

FINANCING GROWTH Webinar July 12, 2016                                         4:00 p.m. EST                                             One of the biggest challenges […]

June 26th, 2016 by

By Susan Solovic- Community-based marketing, email marketing, and how to handle a hostile work environment are just a few of the extremely diverse topics we’re directing you to this week. There’s something for everyone. Really. Leadership, management, and productivity How do you maintain “the personal touch” in an increasingly digital world? Allan Hall has some […]

June 24th, 2016 by

June 24 was Take Your Dog to Work Day.  SBE Council Advocate and Small Business Expert Susan Solovic joined Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to talk about the perks of having man’s best friend in the office. She also covered some important rules for small businesses.

June 23rd, 2016 by

By Barbara Weltman- The start of next year may seem like a long time from now, but it’s not too early to be thinking about health coverage for 2017. Whether you’re required to do so because you’re an applicable large employer (ALE) with 50 or more full-time/full-time equivalent employees or you’re a small employer that […]

June 20th, 2016 by

by Susan Solovic- Ride on the shoulders of others! Read what Archana Madhavan learned during four years of non-stop data analysis. Discover what Zz Twainy found when he reviewed some 600 pitch decks! Leadership, management and productivity Don’t fly blind. Connect with a mentor ASAP – technology makes it easy. Be sure you include these seven operational […]

June 18th, 2016 by

By Barbara Weltman- Each state has its own regime for corporate income tax, sales tax, use tax, and other revenue raisers. Typically, you are subject to a state’s taxes if you have a nexus to the state.  Nexus means having a substantial physical presence within a state, such as maintaining offices, warehouses, or a sales […]

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