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Professional advice

Professional advice from your business adviser, mentor, lawyer, accountant, financial adviser, banker or insurer can help you to set up your business to minimise your risk of legal or financial problems. It is essential that you have the correct information when starting and running your business. A good adviser has expert knowledge of a subject, and can explain any rules and regulations that apply to your business. Ask about feesWhen choosing a business adviser we recommend that you ask for information about their fees upfront, as fees will vary.

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Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2010 - Bplans Blog

Obviously there are a lot of good top 10 trends lists for small business, social media, technology and all, as seems to happen every year at this time. I’ve seen a lot of them, and I recommend Steve King’s Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2010 fromSmall Business Labs , posted yesterday. One big point in Steve’s favor, and a big credibility boost as well, is that Steve starts the piece with links to his trends posts for each of the previous two years. Good touch. And I’m impressed–he called things fairly well. Comparing all three posts–2008, 2009 and 2010–I see some broader trends.

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The Only How-To You’ll Need To Start A Restaurant

Before you even think about opening a restaurant, there are a few hard decisions you’ll need to make. These choices create the foundations of the business that you are going to be building. 2 What type of Restaurant is Best for You? Firstly, you need to choose between opening an independent restaurant, or a franchise. If you’re leaning towards an independent business then you need to make the further choice between whether it will be a completely new concept or a pre-owned business. An overriding factor in this is decision is who you are and what your goals and ambitions are.

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Month: November 2011

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Hiroshi Ando, Sr. Marketing Manager from the Windows Server and Management Team] I am very happy to announce the launch of the Extreme IT Makeover, a joint program between Microsoft and HP where both companies work with their large community of Partners to help not-for-profit small organizations take… Read more[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Hiroshi Ando, Sr. Marketing Manager from the Windows Server and Management Team] I am very happy to announce that, starting today, Small Business customers will be able to buy Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials factory installed from Dell.

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Calculating the tax credit

There is a sliding-scale tax credit of up to 35% of the employer’s eligible premium expenses for tax years 2010–2013. Employers with 10 or fewer full-time employees, paying annual average wages of $25,000 or less, qualify for the maximum credit. Beginning in tax year 2014, the maximum tax credit increases to 50% of premium expenses and coverage must be purchased from a state health insurance exchange. Beginning in 2014, this tax credit is available for two years. For tax-exempt employers, the same employee and wage requirements apply, but the maximum tax credit is 25% of eligible premium expenses for tax years 2010 – 2013, increasing to 35% in 2014.

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ANZ Business Start Ups Package

We understand small business, and we know that the first few years of a new business can be  challenging. An ANZ Start-Up Package allows you to set up your business banking from the beginning, helping you save hundreds on bank fees and hours of time down the track. And to further support your business when you need it most, we've waived the $32 (+GST) monthly package fee for the first 12 months. If your business has been registered for under three years or if you are planning to start a business, ask us about the ANZ Start-Ups package today.

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CE marking

Updated 13/01/2017 Many products require CE marking before they can be sold in the EEA ( EU + Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway). CE marking proves that your product has been assessed and meets EU safety, health and environmental protection requirements. It is valid for products manufactured both inside and outside the EEA, that are then marketed inside the EEA. CE marking is valid only for products for which EU specifications have been introduced. To affix the CE marking to your product, you must put together a technical dossier proving that your product fulfils all the EU-wide requirements.

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Entrepreneurship: an organisational learning approach

Author(s):Mário Franco(Management and Economics Department, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal) Heiko Haase(Faculty of Management and Economics, Worms University of Applied Sciences, Worms, Germany)Citation: Mário Franco, Heiko Haase, (2009) "Entrepreneurship: an organisational learning approach", Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol. 16 Issue: 4, pp. 628-641, doi: 10. 1108/14626000911000965DOIhttp://dx. doi. org/10. 1108/14626000911000965 Downloads: The fulltext of this document has been downloaded 2570 times since 2009Abstract: – The purpose of this paper is to shed new light on the interface between learning and entrepreneurship, i.

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Gujarat government to give assistance to start-ups, plastic industry | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Tue, 6 Jan 2015-07:48pm , Gandhinagar , PTI Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a slew of initiatives to assist start-ups, plastic industry as well as labour intensive units, as part of its new industrial policy for 2015. The Gujarat state government has decided to give Rs 10,000 per month for an year to such youngsters as assistance, to motivate them to do more research and start their own business. Young innovators would be provided a mentor service by a designated university through an incubation centre. "These mentor institutions, such as universities, will also get Rs 5 lakh for providing such services.

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How To Create A Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy – Ultimate Guide with Template

In this guide to Small Business Paid Time Off (PTO), we will walk you through everything you need to know to set up and administer your PTO policy, including: Our recommended payroll software provider Gusto includes PTO tracking that allows you to electronically approve or reject requests for PTO and answer questions like how much leave an employee has left. Click here to try Gusto free for a month.   Please note that this article contains general information only, so you should consult your own legal professional before making any decisions about providing leave.

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