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5 tips to help ensure that your business is ready for unplanned disasters A recent survey shows the majority of small businesses are not prepared should a disaster strike and affect their operations. Nationwide’s Small Business Indicator survey reports that … Continued

Safety in the workplace

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5 ways to protect your employees and your business Business owners are required by law to provide a safe work environment for their employees and to give them the necessary training required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), … Continued

Crisis management

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Experts provide tips on what to do when bad things happen to your business Bad things happen to good companies, and good people do bad things. That’s why crisis management and public relations experts says it’s necessary in business to … Continued


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Learn 6 ways to make connections and build professional business relationships Business people and others will agree that making connections and building professional relationships are vital aspects in developing one’s business and helping it grow. It’s also a piece of … Continued

Commercial Loans

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Four tips on how to best obtain financing for your small business Sabetha Mumm just had a baby when she realized she had to leave the job she was working. Working in an office did not fit the dream she … Continued

Drug Testing your employees

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Should you, or shouldn’t you? Learn about policies, options and legal obligations for your small business Employers need to weigh whether a policy will cover their wants while ensuring they respect the rights of workers. In Iowa, private business owners … Continued

Trump & Your Small Business

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Local tax advisers and small business experts say President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals indicate changes in the country’s tax system along with fewer regulations. Learn what this means for your business.   By Melissa Walker Tax advisers and small business experts … Continued

You’re Fired!

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By Melissa Walker   It’s an unfortunate part of business, but eventually almost every employer will likely have to make the decision to terminate an employee. Regardless of the size of a business, an owner will deal with employee issues … Continued