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Log In / Register | May 26, 2017

The Reason Small Businesses Are Turning to Online Lenders

Online lending to small businesses is exploding. Scott Shane, professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western Reserve University and author of several books on entrepreneurship, explains why.

Seattle Restaurant Owner Sues Google over Inaccurate Listing

A Seattle restaurant owner is suing Google, saying its listing of his restaurant mistakenly showed that it was closed weekends and Mondays, his busiest days, causing business to collapse and the restaurant to shutter its doors.

Why the Franchise Industry Needs to Increase Franchising Education Activities

Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer for the Puget Sound Business Journal writes on a proposal to implement a $15 minimum wage in Seattle, Washington. To describe the implications of this proposal on small businesses and especially franchisees Stewart uses the example of Subway franchisee, Matthew Hollek.

60 Percent of Small Businesses Close Soon after Hacked

Cyber attacks have increased a whopping 600 percent in the last year, according to a Fox Business report.

IRS Targeting Independent Contractors

Small businesses have been increasingly relying on independent contractors: they’re cheaper, by up to 30 percent, and they're more flexible, particularly for a company on a small budget.

H1N1: Info for Franchisees and Employees

Flu season is almost upon us, (it's going to be an early one) and now is the time to prepare for it, especially since it will include the H1N1 Influenza Virus. Small business owners and workers should be prepared for it.