Posts Tagged ‘small business’

Upcoming Event to Discuss What Affordable Care Act Means for Small Businesses

Upcoming Event to Discuss What Affordable Care Act Means for Small Businesses
The Small Business Majority is teaming up with a number of local organizations for a seminar on Wednesday, December 2 outlining what the Affordable Care Act means for small businesses in Ohio. “The interactive event is open to all small businesses and entrepreneurs interested in learning about...
November 24th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Shopping Small Has Big Benefits

Shopping Small Has Big Benefits
Small businesses have been elevating their local economy by encouraging consumers to shop in their neighborhoods. Of course shopping local benefits the shop owner, but there is a bigger impact than just that. Shopping local helps impact our community, our neighborhood and our economy. Many endeavors...
November 12th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Divorce

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Divorce
For small business owners, a divorce can affect the entire course of the company. Growth might be stalled, day-to-day matters can often be put on hold, and the entire operation could be compromised. What’s more, divorce can not only affect the pair separating, but also any business partners and employees...
February 24th, 2015 | Expert Perspective | Read More

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus
Predicting that it’s going to be a pretty good year is an altogether rare and fun thing for an economist to say, but that’s exactly what Bill LaFayette, owner of Regiononmics, foresees for Columbus in 2015. “[The Columbus Forecast] is calling for an increase in employment of about...
January 19th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

National Federation of Independent Business Advocating for Small Businesses

National Federation of Independent Business Advocating for Small Businesses
There is a significant amount of legislation that affects small business owners. Researching, understanding and making sense of it all takes time – time small business owners normally don’t have. That’s where the National Federation of Independent Business comes in. With a mission to...
December 24th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus
While it may seem like Columbus is teeming with startups and small businesses, statistics say otherwise. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Columbus ranks 80th in percentage of all employers that are small, 82nd in percentage of small business establishment births per 1,000 establishments,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position

City Council Creates Small Business Concierge Position
When Councilmember A. Troy Miller and other city council members, along with 30 small businesses, met for a roundtable discussing opinions, insights and recommendations of small business, one thing was clear. Small businesses needed an advocate. In response, Ryan Schick has become the city’s small...
August 12th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs

National Survey of Small Businesses Gives Columbus A+ in Training & Networking Programs
A Thumbtack.com survey of over 12,000 small businesses across the country revealed that Columbus earns an “A+” when it comes to training and networking programs. “Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Columbus is making...
July 29th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More