Archive for November, 2013

The Federation of Small Businesses Vowed to Help Small Businesses Exports

Posted on November 28, 2013 by

Good news for the UK small business owners who are planning to see their products or services abroad. Federation for Small Businesses (FSB) has vowed to help small businesses in their effort to get global opportunities through exports. Recently, FSB has launched a fact-sheet to help small businesses who are planning to export their products. […]

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Small Businesses Support Hike of Minimum Wage

Posted on November 26, 2013 by

A new survey conducted by Wells Fargo (WFC) and Gallup on about 600 business owners has published its findings on November 21, 2013. According to the survey, increase of federal minimal wages to $9.50 would hurt business, yet about 50% of respondents are supporting the hike. Survey Findings: 47% of small buisness owners whose annual […]

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Small Businesses Play an Important Role in the US Economy

Posted on November 24, 2013 by

The title says it all and it’s true… For many, small businesses are just local businesses and it is the big industrial giants that are contributing to the economy of the US. We need to correct them and change their wrong perception. Studies show that small businesses employ over half of US workforce. According to […]

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Twitter Opens Up Ads for UK SMEs

Posted on November 22, 2013 by

Good news for the UK small businesses. Twitter opened up its self-advertising platform for the first time to these businesses. Here, all you need to have is a Twitter account and a credit card to advertise your ads. Twitter launched its partnership with O2 Business to educate small businesses in the UK on how to […]

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Ink from Chase Survey: Like Major Retailers, US Small Business Owners Prepare for Early Holiday Promotions

Posted on November 22, 2013 by

A new survey of small business owners from Ink from Chase shows that major retailers, small business owners are preparing for the holiday rush even earlier this year. More than 34% of small businesses are planning for promotions beginning on or before Thanksgiving Day, 47% are increasing marketing or inventory and 22% are planning to […]

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Recruitment Tools for Small Business

Posted on November 18, 2013 by

Recruiting people for small businesses is the key responsibility of human resource professionals. They help in contributing to the organization by choosing the right person for the right job. To find right employees and to recruit them in an effective way is important for any business. Luckily, there are many tools for recruitment for human […]

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Optimization Rises among UK’s Smaller Manufacturers

Posted on November 15, 2013 by

According to the latest SME trends survey by CBI (Confederation of British Industry), optimism among UK’s smaller manufacturers is at record level. In the three months up to October (42%) firms reported that total new orders increased for the first time since July 2012 and (25%) said they decreased, giving a balance of +17%. This […]

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US Small Businesses Health-Care Costs are Rising UP

Posted on November 12, 2013 by

According to the survey by National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), by 2014 US small business owners are planning to increase health-care cost as to meet the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act. The NFIB surveyed 921 small business owners are found that, two-third of them reported that they have increased health-care cost this […]

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American Small Business Credit is Healthy Even After Government’s Shutdown in October

Posted on November 6, 2013 by

The American small businesses showed the rise in credit balances and decrease in non payment in October even after the government was shutdown. Small businesses in the west are doing better than there in the east. The overall performance of small businesses across America is good. According to Moody’s Analytics report, the small business credit […]

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