Small Business News for July 31 2017

The Kingdom Live: What Are The Benefits of Blogging

Are you wondering if you should be blogging? In this edition of The Kingdom Live we investigate the benefits of blogging. We investigate some of the tools to use …

Small Business Development Center

From humble beginnings in 1979, the Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center today is one of the key players in the economic development of the six counties served by the Center. The Center currently employs four and has seven students working for it as well. “The Small Business Development Center is a team of professionals enabling small businesses to start, grow and prosper by providing quality services through education, research and consultation that promotes regional economic progress.” This mission is shown in the quality of work done both with existing and prospective small business owners. Some of the key impacts of the Center include the following. In 2013, the Saint Francis University SBDC was awarded the “Happy Client” award for having the highest client satisfaction rating among all the SBDCs in Pennsylvania. The Saint Francis University SBDC has also been recognized for its use of students at the Center. SBDC staff also exceeds the annual professional development requirements established for staff. Every staff member obtains training in a variety of areas both in their area of expertise but in other small business areas which broadens their breadth of knowledge. The Saint Francis University SBDC looks forward to working with many other small businesses and entrepreneurs over the next thirty-five years. The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center has helped businesses in the Southern Alleghenies region start, grow and prosper for more than thirty-five years. The SBDC is one of 18 small business development centers in Pennsylvania and is an accredited affiliate of the national network of Small Business Development Centers. Whatever challenge faces your business, a consultant from the SBDC is ready to meet with you individually to help you launch your business, discuss your existing business plan, or help develop the strategies you need to meet your goals. Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development; through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, and through support from Saint Francis University. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government.
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NYHX ::Individual & Families::

At the New York State of Health Small Business Marketplace You can compare multiple plans and carriers online, enrollment is streamlined and convenient for you. To be eligible for the small business health care tax credit you must have purchased group coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace, have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees, pay an average wage of less than $50,000 a year and pay at least 50% towards your employee’s single tier coverage. To be eligible for small business health care tax credit you must have purchased group coverage through the New York State of Health marketplace, have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees, pay an average wage of less than $50,000 a year and pay at least 50% towards your employee’s lowest cost single tier coverage. Defined Contribution: The Small Business Marketplace gives business owners the flexibility to define the coverage tier and the contribution level. Administrative Simplicity for Employers: One account, online enrollment and one monthly bill mean relief for you and your small business from the burdensome administrative aspects of providing health insurance coverage. Frequently Asked Questions How will I know if my small business is eligible for the Small Business Marketplace? Offer coverage through the Small Business Marketplace to all eligible employees who work 30 or more hours per week. Employees An individual and his or her spouse shall not be deemed to be employees with respect to a trade or business, whether incorporated or unincorporated, which is wholly owned by the individual or by the individual and his or her spouse, and A partner in a partnership and his or her spouse shall not be deemed to be employees with respect to the partnership. Employers, who have up to 25 employees, provide health insurance, contribute at least 50% towards the employee premium and pay an average annual wage of less than $50,000 may qualify for a Small Business Health Care Tax Credit. How will the Small Business Marketplace benefit my business? The Small Business Marketplace is an online portal where you can select form a variety of health and dental plans to offer your employees. The Small Business Marketplace makes it easier for employers to compare the benefits, premiums and quality of different health plans. There is no minimum contribution required to offer employer sponsored health insurance through the Small Business Marketplace. The NY State of Health cannot accept appeals about health care services such as the types of health care benefits your plan offers, access to doctors or specialists, or a denial of prior authorization for services.
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Entrepreneur’s Reference Guide to Small Business Information(Business Reference Services, Library of Congress)

This 4th edition of , while thoroughly updated to focus on titles published in the last five years, builds strongly on the excellent foundation provided by Business Reference Specialist, Robert Jackson, who compiled the the 3rd Edition, which in turn was based on an original guide prepared under the aegis of the Library of Congress Business Enrichment Advisory Team. Thus, while maintaining the basic outline of the guide, most of the content within those sections has been updated to reflect new editions, if available, or to highlight recently published titles on those topics. Where tables of contents and publishers’ descriptions are available, we have included links to this additional information. For additional information about this guide, please consult the Introduction. If you have any further questions, please Ask A Librarian.
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The Small Business Web

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Small Business Commitment

Central to NREL’s mission is our commitment to small business through a comprehensive and mature outreach program that combines proven techniques with the latest technology and best business practices. The Human Resources Office works cooperatively with the Contracts and Business Services Office and the Small Business Partnership Development Office in recruiting small businesses who in return supply temporary personnel throughout the laboratory. Another key feature of NREL’s commitment to small business concerns is through Technology Transfer. NREL’s commitment to small business makes it possible to build lasting and successful technology partnerships. NREL’s commitment to small, small-disadvantaged, women-owned, HUBzone, veteran-owned and disabled veteran owned business has never been stronger.
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Small business – orgniz.com

Small businesses on Dalrymple Street in Greenock , Scotland Small businesses are privately owned corporations , partnerships , or sole proprietorships that have fewer …
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