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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • On this Independence Day, gay rights are on the march

    More than 1,300 legally married same-sex couples in Utah, where the Mormon Church is headquartered? Who would have thought it possible 10 or even five years ago? Marriage licenses issued to more than 500 gay and lesbian couples in the politically...
  • Economy adds 288,000 jobs in June, surpassing expectations

    Five years after the recession, the job market is finally hitting stride as small businesses add workers and local governments restore battered payrolls. U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in June across a broad spectrum of businesses, the Labor...
  • Retirement: plan to pass on a family business

    Most small business owners are so busy running their companies that succession planning gets pushed to the back burner. "Many owners haven't thought about the fact that if something happens to them suddenly, all of the value in their business can be lost,...
  • U.S. small business hiring increases in June: NFIB

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses increased hiring in June for the ninth consecutive month, adding to signs the labor market is strengthening. The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), which reported the figures on Wednesday,...
  • Mind the gap in trade finance if U.S. export lender closes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Private sector trade finance has not fully recovered from its financial-crisis collapse, and it is not clear it could fill the gap if the U.S. state-run export lender closes. Conservative U.S. lawmakers are clamoring to shutter the...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    This week Tuesday Public relations and publicity on a budget, 5 p.m., Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Davie. Broward SCORE workshop: Learn from a press veteran on how to get your business news in the news and other ways to get...
  • Larry Lakin, 1939-2014

    Larry Lakin, 1939-2014
    After retiring from a career in finance, Larry T. Lakin shared his financial and management skills with fledgling entrepreneurs as a volunteer with SCORE, a national not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration. SCORE...
  • Foley, McKinney In Polite First Face-Off On The Issues

     Foley, McKinney In Polite First Face-Off On The Issues
    ROCKY HILL — Republican gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley and John McKinney squared off here Thursday night in their first face-to-face debate of the primary season — sharply criticizing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and avoiding any direct...
  • July events for Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

    Mark your calendar for these July events coordinated by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. July 15-18 – LEAD Hampton Roads presents eXcel Leadership Academy Dates: July 15-July18, from 9:00am-5:00pm each day Cost: $250 Location: Hampton...
  • Some Japan lawmakers seek U-turn in regulation of moneylenders

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Four years after Japan tightened rules on the consumer finance industry - and wiped out thousands of non-bank moneylenders - some lawmakers in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party want to shift back to deregulation, arguing this would...
  • 5 keys to taking a small business global

    It's no easy task to juggle a workforce across five countries. Especially when they're as varied as China, India, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. But for small-business owner David Moore of Phantom Consulting, running a global...