Small Business

Small business owners can reap the benefits from offering a 401k

 ‘More importantly is that the more your employees put away for retirement, the more you can put away for your retirement.’ Photograph: JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images/Blend Images It’s been a big week for retirement plans. On Tuesday, the powerful House ways and means committee unanimously – yes, unanimously – passed a bill that would have a big impact on how employees ... Read More »

How to Protect Your Small Business from Social Engineering Attacks

No business is safe from social engineering attacks, that includes small businesses. Believing that their company isn’t a possible target is the first mistake that makes small businesses vulnerable. They assume that cyber attackers are only looking at large corporations as prey. True, these big companies provide a bigger target, but cyber attackers don’t discriminate. One should also take into ... Read More »

Which Small Business Retirement Plan Is Best?

What is the best retirement plan for a self-employed person? Which is the best retirement plan for a small business owner? More importantly, which is the right retirement plan for you – as a business owner and / or a self-employed individual? Choosing the best retirement plan for you and your personal financial goals will depend on a few factors. ... Read More »

10 Small Business Security Systems

You’ve worked hard to grow your business. So the last thing you want is for a theft or disaster to destroy what you’ve built. A security system can help you monitor your business and lessen the impact of burglary, fire or similar incidents. Each business will need a different type of security, so it’s important to carefully consider your specific needs ... Read More »

Election Results LIVE updates: Congress single largest in MP, wins Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

Results out for Madhya Pradesh, Congress the single largest party The results for Madhya Pradesh assembly are finally declared after 24 hours of counting. The Congress with 114 seats has emerged as the single largest party, but has missed the majority mark by 2 seats. The BJP has won 109 seats, BSP 2, Samajwadi Party 1 and others have bagged ... Read More »

Maintain disciplined asset allocation, don’t put all eggs in one basket: Kotak’s Nilesh Shah

Nilesh Shah, Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra AMC, spoke to CNBC-TV18 about how to allocate assets for a regular, long-term and disciplined investment. “No matter what the market condition is, rule of making money continues to remain the same — be a regular investor, keep on putting incrementally some money into various asset classes. Second, be a long-term investor because ... Read More »

Monday briefing: Police call for changes to stop and search laws

Top story: Fears minorities may be disproportionately targeted This is Alison Rourke bringing you Monday’s top stories to start the week. Police chiefs want to broaden their stop and search powers by lowering the level of suspicion an officer needs to use the powers in England and Wales. Scrapping the “reasonable grounds” test is controversial, because black people are around ... Read More »

9 Key Tactics the Pros Use When a Large Client Fails to Pay

Being in business isn’t easy — especially when it comes to revenue. While some clients pay regularly and on time, there are others that stall or hold off payments until the last minute. Sometimes, a company can declare bankruptcy and go out of business, leaving you with a big, unpaid invoice. No one wants to be in that situation, which is why we asked members ... Read More »

Administrative Support, Customer Service and Sales Top Most Popular Jobs at Small Businesses

Small businesses may not be adding jobs at the rate bigger companies are right now. But they are growing and adding new jobs to the economy. What jobs are getting filled at America’s small businesses, however? To find out, leading jobs site Indeed.com  looked at the job categories with the most clicks over the last three months. The most popular ... Read More »

30 Businesses that Are Rocking Social Media

Social media marketing isn’t enough these days. You also need social media marketing that stands out. Below are some of the most unusual social media campaigns for businesses large and small. Read this entire list of some of the best social media marketing examples and you’ll find some very clever campaigns and ideas that perhaps you can use in your ... Read More »