Nichola Russell, a South Carolinian who recently started a small online business that she thought would be doing great if it grossed $12,000 a year, found grief right from the start in government paperwork, rules, regulations, fees and taxes.
A recent study of entrepreneurs shows a large discrepancy between the sexes in the quantity and quality of their loans, appearing to put women at a considerable disadvantage in the pursuit of their business.
SAN FRANCISCO – After a federal judge on Thursday rejected a proposed $100 million settlement of a class action lawsuit between Uber Technologies Inc. and 385,000 California and Massachusetts drivers to determine if drivers should be classified as employees instead of independent contractors, some are wondering if the ruling is a victory for Uber or drivers.
A decade ago Congress directed that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) "shall" send more business to veteran-owned small businesses, a directive which was largely ignored. In June the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the directive means what it says, that "shall" does not mean "may."