Month: March 2014

Whistleblower Protection Extended to Cover More Businesses

According to the United States Supreme Court, the whistleblower protection also applies to the subcontractors of publicly traded companies. These accounting firms, law firms, investment advisers and other similar businesses that are working for the public companies. The three dissenting justices say that the rule could give protection even to household employees like babysitters. The […]

United States Small Businesses Borrow More

In January 2014, small businesses in the United States took more loans than a year before. The amount of financing to the small companies is measured by the Thomson Returns/PayNet Small Business Lending Index. In January 2014, it rose to 117.2, which is four percent up than a year earlier. Small businesses take loans to […]

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