Insights for small business owners from experts in finance, law, real estate, insurance, benefits and other industries.
Dimitrius King | February 13, 2023
Promptly reporting worker injuries protects the employee and the employer in multiple ways.
Grant Gibson | February 10, 2023
Cyber attackers won’t hesitate to target companies during the most devastating times, so preparation is vital to protect company data.
PC360 Staff | February 06, 2023
Lorenzo Bates shares why he left corporate America to become his own boss.
Dr. Viola Bensinger, Gretchen A. Ramos, Jena M. Valdetero & David A. Zetoony | February 03, 2023
Here are five issues in the data privacy and cybersecurity space that businesses may see trending in 2023.
Patricia L. Harman | February 01, 2023
The economy and economic uncertainty are affecting sales and payments for small business owners.
Nick Strain | January 30, 2023
A new year is a good time to implement plans to supercharge your business.
John McGowan | January 23, 2023
It’s paramount for artisan contractors to protect their livelihoods, because specialized skillsets come with unique insurance needs.
Dan Killins | January 18, 2023
Work-related injuries can lead to unplanned staffing shortages, lower team morale and decreased productivity.
Susan Potter Norton and Melanie Matamoros Cruz | January 11, 2023
Start the new year with a review of your employee handbook.
Raychel Lean | January 05, 2023
"Miami has already achieved a lot, but I feel like it’s on the verge of that next level and I like being a part of that movement, of the ecosystem that’s creating that from people from all over the place doing all kinds of different things," said Tim Holt, president and CEO of R2 Technologies.
Alexandra Duryea, Kelley Kronenberg | December 19, 2022
It is best practice to have policies in place so that if you are ever faced with a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, you can limit exposure as much as possible.
Patricia L. Harman | December 14, 2022
Small businesses face numerous challenges to success and Pie Insurance CEO and co-founder John Swigart shares how the company uses tech-enabled insurance to serve this unique market.
Mark Kravietz | December 12, 2022
Flexible business owners are the ones who survive recessions and challenging times.
Shawn Alexander, Bank of America Global Commercial Banking | November 28, 2022
As the Miami business market continues its incredible growth surge, small and middle market business owners are constantly facing decisions that can…
Raychel Lean | November 25, 2022
"The forces have combined to force most small businesses to raise prices to remain in business," said Ben Johnston, COO of small business financing company Kapitus.
Nick Strain | November 23, 2022
This four-part checklist will put you in the habit of looking ahead and maximizing your tax benefits.
Paul Lopez and Brittany Hynes | November 16, 2022
Companies routinely use independent contractors for special projects and isolated assignments as a way to cut down on the normal costs connected to…
Raychel Lean | November 14, 2022
Here are some tips from Amanda Hahn, chief marketing officer at HireVue, to ensure hiring is nothing but an easy check mark on your long holiday to-do list.
Howard Makler | November 09, 2022
With PPP loans long gone, leftover government tax credit funds like the Employee Retention Credit may be the financial resources small businesses need right now.
Raychel Lean | October 26, 2022
Returns during the holiday season are inevitable, so the name of the game is retention optimization—of customers, dollars and product.
Al Pascual | October 24, 2022
Cyberattacks on small businesses have risen in 2022. Here’s how and why.
David K. Black and Marlene M. Duarte | October 21, 2022
In addition to ensuring your business will sell, and for as much after-tax proceeds as possible, assembling the right team will also make the sale process much less daunting and stressful.
Raychel Lean | October 19, 2022
"These results show that as companies implement digital adoption strategies, it is vital that their employees are well supported to ensure that the approach is implemented effectively and brings clear benefits rather than confusion," Digital-adoption.com said.
Roxanne Alexander | October 17, 2022
Bringing up the topic of future wealth transfer sooner rather than later can be advantageous.
Erik Sherman | October 12, 2022
Many workers saw the ability to work from home 2-3 days a week as worth 5% of pay, with higher valuations for women, people with children and those with longer commutes.
Steve Hallo | October 06, 2022
Around 40% of small business owners believe a cyberattack would cost less than $1,000 and fewer than three months to recover from.
Josh Merrill | October 05, 2022
Having disengaged, less productive workers is an issue, and indicates a dissatisfied, underperforming workforce.
Jessica Goswami | October 03, 2022
If your business does nothing else in the digital marketing realm this year, and your goal is to see any online growth, do not skip out on short-form video content.
Raychel Lean | September 30, 2022
Hiring has remained a persistent concern throughout 2022, which means workers now "see themselves in the driver's seat," according to a new report from Homebase.
Whitney Dutton | September 28, 2022
A pivotal hump for business owners is to get to the point where you can hire staff to handle admin tasks to allow you to focus on incoming-producing activities.
Marcus Newman | September 26, 2022
There is a little-known aspect of the Affordable Care Act that makes group insurance very accessible for small businesses.
Dina Bass and Emily Chang | September 22, 2022
“Leaders think their employees are not productive, whereas employees think they are being productive and in many cases even feel burnt out,” Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said.
Andrew Lipton | September 21, 2022
Small businesses are often targets of hackers because they have fewer resources in the event of a cyberattack, or that’s the common misconception.
Nick Strain | September 16, 2022
Establishing a 401(k) and profit-sharing plan can be a powerful tool to help you save for retirement, decrease your taxes, attract and retain top talent, and help your employees save for retirement.
Chad Van Horn | September 14, 2022
To avoid falling into the trap of eviction, follow these basics.
Steve Hallo | September 19, 2022
The rate of ransomware attacks is slowing as demands go unpaid, according to Coalition.
Joe Dysart | September 07, 2022
Meanwhile, Miami-based restaurants and hoteliers are getting a boost from a local jobs advertising blitz, which is encouraging local workers to consider the more than 200 career opportunities available in the area’s hospitality industry.
Patty Kim | September 09, 2022
To stay competitive in today’s market, offering workplace savings programs should be a central element of a businesses’ recruitment and retention strategy.
Raychel Lean | August 10, 2022
Multiple inflationary forces have combined to impact nearly every business in America. Here's what you can do to get past financial obstacles (and there is some good news).
Kirsten Vignec | August 01, 2022
The following provides a brief overview of the various issues that employers will need to consider in deciding whether to make changes to their benefit programs in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling.
Tess Zigo | August 03, 2022
As a business owner, no one is going to determine your salary, so it is up to you to figure out your magic number — the number that compensates you for your worth, the value you bring to your business and the income you want in order to be able to live the lifestyle you desire.
Joe Dysart | August 05, 2022
Florida businesses violating the new regulation, which falls under the Civil Rights Act, face hefty fines and penalties.
Seth Mullikin | August 08, 2022
Real estate can help you hedge against inflation and secure your retirement—and it provides tax benefits.
Joe Dysart | August 12, 2022
Here’s what small business consultants recommend for any business looking to jump to a new market.
Nathan Liao | August 17, 2022
If you aren’t always searching for new ways to cut costs, you won’t be maximizing your business’s potential in the market.
Sarah Kuehnel and Elizabeth Jozsi | August 24, 2022
Here's what small business owners need to know about the differences between an independent contractor and an employee, the tests used to properly classify employees, the risks of misclassification, and best practices to consider to avoid liability.
Douglas Ede and Loren Korkin | August 29, 2022
Here are six things to consider when deciding whether to arbitrate a claim.
Julian Makas | September 12, 2022
Along with a proper response plan, small businesses should understand what not to do to avoid future cybersecurity attacks.
Michael Leshinsky | July 27, 2022
Boutique financial consultancy firms are smaller firms that specialize in handling particular tasks and have the flexibility to act as an extension of their clients.
Joseph P. Chase | July 25, 2022
Prior to taking a company to market, there are things can business owners do to make the process of responding to legal due diligence requests less painful.
Caroline Marwitz and Paul Wilson | July 22, 2022
Although it can be difficult for smaller employers to compete with large organizations when it comes to recruiting and retaining employees, offering the right employee benefits can level the playing field.
Michael Landen | July 18, 2022
"With some businesses offering permanent work-from-home options, the updated handbook should address remote work guidelines such as best practices for telecommunications, documentation requirements and remote meeting guidance," labor and employment attorney Michael Landen said.
Raychel Lean | July 13, 2022
"It’s not just about: everybody wants to work from home. It’s: people want more autonomy of how they work, when they work, rather than where they work," said ADP's chief economist Nela Richardson.
Beth Azor | July 11, 2022
While each business and location requires unique considerations, fundamental advice holds true. The following are key pointers for anyone seeking their first storefront.
Raychel Lean | July 08, 2022
"Competition for talent between large and small firms is really heated, especially in a tight labor market," said ADP's chief economist Nela Richardson.
Raychel Lean | July 06, 2022
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