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  • National Labor Relations Board Decision Impacts Franchises

    In August there was a major, under-the-radar decision. This National Labor Relations Board decision impacts franchises. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that companies may be considered joint-employers with their contractors and franchisees. The ruling increases the potential responsibilities of certain companies such as staffing agencies and franchisors. The board’s decision pertained to Browning-Ferris…

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  • How Small Employers Can Save Money With New Health Care Tax Credit

    Posted by Michael Beauchemin on Wed, May 11, 2011 @ 10:21 AM Are you a small employer and have fewer than 10 full time employees whose wages average less than $50,000 per year?  If so, you can save money in 2010 and even more money in future year.  Eligible small employers may receive up to a 35% tax…

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  • Starting a Business and Need Money – Microloans May Be the Answer

    Posted by Michael Beauchemin on Tue, Sep 25, 2012 @ 03:44 PM Most businesses don’t start out requiring hundreds of thousands of dollars to get started. Instead most businesses start off on a shoestring budget operating out of the house.  An owner, to get started, may requires as liitle as a few thousand dollars to less than $50,000.  If…

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  • Stop, Look Listen – Three Overlooked Steps When Starting a Business

    Posted by Michael Beauchemin on Tue, Oct 02, 2012 @ 08:43 AM Stop, Look, Listen – Isn’t that one of the first lessons we learn and pass on to our children?  It is a life lesson we should carry with us in most things we do.  If you are about to start a business follow…

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