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Small Businesses

Small Businesses
News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Backed by SEIU, franchisees seek greater protection in contracts

    Small-business franchises are fighting in the Legislature for more protection against giant corporations that dictate how they run their fast-food restaurants, convenience stores and a range of other services.
  • Business: A few good risk-takers wanted for Williamsburg entrepreneur boot camp

    Business: A few good risk-takers wanted for Williamsburg entrepreneur boot camp
    WILLIAMSBURG — If the area wants to diversity its economy and end the brain drain that sees young people from the Peninsula move away to live and work, embracing entrepreneurship seems the way to go. That's because entrepreneurs create small...

    When is it worth paying to guard your professional reputation online?

    When is it worth paying to guard your professional reputation online?
    Ask David Engel how many customers he has for Review Concierge, his service to protect and repair the online reputations of healthcare professionals, and he'll proudly say the number is around 300,000. However, that's "honorary" customers —...

    Longtime Carroll delegate unsure about future plans

    For more than 27 years, Donald Elliott has represented Carroll County in the Maryland House of Delegates. But that all ended in June when he was defeated in the primary election. Elliott isn't mad about the outcome of the primary. He isn't mad that he...

    In Illinois, 'F' isn't for 'friendly'

     In Illinois, 'F' isn't for 'friendly'
    You may have heard about the Gallup poll that makes Illinois sound like a horror movie scene in which panicked townspeople flee. Half our state's residents would move elsewhere if they could. The top reason cited: "work/business-related." Polls and...