Do you need a board of directors for a small business? Probably. Here are the steps you should take to get one installed.
The trial of six people accused of a fraud that cost Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) £245 million ($317 million) started in London on Monday. The six on trial – David Mills and Michael Bancroft who ran Quayside, accountants Tony Cartwright...Show More Summary
A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: TRUMP: "My father gave me a small loan in 1975..." THE FACTS: Trump got a whole … Click to Continue »
Good News: Ten years after bidding the small screen adieu, the cast of WILL & GRACE reunited to take on the 2016 Presidential Election as only Will, Grace, Jack and Karen can. Bad News: The hilarious ten minute take will leave you wanting so much more!
Mobile payments company Square has released its contactless and chip card reader in Australia. The reader is aimed at small and medium businesses (SMBs) and comes at a time when smartphone payment services like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay are still quite new to the country. Here are the details. More »
Here's a scenario that every small business owner fears: A key employee resigns because he or she cannot continue to come to your place of business to work for reasons out of their control, such as an illness or a family issue. Is there another answer besides accepting the resignation? With [...]
Join us for the MetLife-sponsored Twitter Chat “Playing to Your Strengths: Helping Small Business Owners Be Competitive” October 5, 7PM ET (4PM PT).
The conventional wisdom is that hiring is hard for small businesses because of what they supposedly lack: some combination of not being able to offer high enough wages, sufficient benefit packages, or fulfilling career ladders. But the results of our recent study, The State of Small Business in America 2016, [...]
In a sense, a small business owner is only as successful as the relationships he or she builds. There are relationships with customers, with business colleagues, with contractors, and with employees – and should any of these relationships fall apart, the fate of the business is in jeopardy. Show More Summary
Microsoft is today introducing a new service called StaffHub on the Web, iOS, and Android. StaffHub is mainly for small businesses who are looking for a better way of managing their team’s work schedule. With StaffHub, your manager will be able to easily create and manage shift schedules for their team from the web app. […]
There are many compelling reasons to want to work from home. Perhaps you have small children at home or you can’t stand office politics. Or, maybe you just cannot take the one hour commute to work every day – each way. Whatever your reason, I’m sure it’s a good one. Show More Summary
Companies have a lot to gain by getting a handle on new technology, yet many still don’t know how to navigate their IT needs.
Admirably tough or downright slimy? Your call.
The kerfuffle at Wells Fargo can be avoided at your company by creating, implementing and enforcing sound company policies
In 2015, millennials became the biggest cohort in the Australian workforce [i], signalling a major shift in the way small businesses engage staff. This highly connected, constantly switched-on generation expect instant access to technology which is forcing businesses to rethink the way they work. Show More Summary
The Farmer's Daughter on Nova Scotia is offering up a truly unique fringe benefit as a means of getting applicants for a job opening.
Victor Ho is the CEO of FiveStars, a company that helps small businesses offer loyalty-reward programs more effectively. Since its founding in 2011, FiveStars has raised $105 million in funding from a star list of investors including...Show More Summary
Running a small business can be very stressful, and you can't take time off to destress. What to do? Learn how to relieve stress at work with these tips.
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?