Tag Archives: Small

ADP Reports Overall Job Losses at Small Businesses for First Time This Year

Small businesses are seeing overall job losses for the first time this year, but the news is not all bad. September 2017 ADP Small Business Report According to the September 2017 ADP Small Business Report small businesses lost 7,000 jobs overall last month. This is the first month this year that ADP (NASDAQ:ADP) is reporting job losses rather than large job gains at ... Read More »

Small finance banks on deposit mobilisation spree on 1st year of operation

With eight out of ten small finance banks now fully operational, aggressive deposit mobilisation in the first year of operation has turned out to be the key strategy for almost all the new entities. In addition, the new age banks are betting big on technology to reduce the cost of operations.   All the operational small finance banks are offering up to 100-150 basis points higher interest rate on term deposits over market rates. ... Read More »

AU Small Finance Bank to partner Aditya Birla Health Insurance

AU SMALL FINANCE BANK:   Au Small Finance Bank will sell health insurance products of Aditya Birla Health Insurance as part of a corporate agency tie-up agreement. “The bank (Au Small Finance Bank) has entered into agreement with Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Ltd (ABHICL) to act as a corporate agent for health insurance business,” the bank said in a regulatory ... Read More »

50 Small Business Ideas for Fashionistas

You’re a self-confessed fashionista. If you’re thinking about turning your passion for fashion into a profitable business you’re certainly not alone – a staggering 8,510 searches are made per month related to starting a clothing line. Fashion Business Ideas So, how do you turn your love-affair for fashion into a successful business? Here’s 50 small business ideas to inspire fashionistas. Start a ... Read More »

4 Reasons Your Small Business Should Archive Text Messages (Infographic)

It may be tempting to delete all the text messages you’ve received in bulk to free up some space on your mobile device. But as a small business owner, you should think twice before hitting the delete button. According to a new data-based infographic created by software company, TeleMessage, businesses should consider archiving text messages instead. Wondering why? As it turns out, ... Read More »

Concur Hipmunk Helps Small Businesses Manage Travel Expenses

Concur Hipmunk has announced a new lightweight travel and expense solution for small businesses. Built on top of the technology from Hipmunk, Concur Expense, and TripLink, it will provide access and visibility with basic tools for managing travel programs. Businesses using cloud-based travel and expense platforms spend less time on travel planning and creating expense reports. Even though Concur works with ... Read More »

[POLL] What’s Your Go-To Small Business Funding Source?

In the recently released Small Business Trends Magazine Finance Edition, the focus is on small business loans and other funding options. It’s an important issue! When you’re seeking to start a new business or expanding an existing one, it often takes money. And that includes money you currently don’t have. Where Do You Go When Seeking Money To Expand Or Start ... Read More »

25 Employee Appreciation Ideas Perfect for Small Business Owners

According to data compiled by Socialcast, 85 percent of workers like having their efforts recognized at work. But more than half feel like they’re not receiving enough recognition. Employee Appreciation Ideas If you have a team working for your small business, recognizing the efforts of your employees can go a long way toward making them happy at work and reducing turnover. Here ... Read More »

Small Firms, How Will Merger of These Two Giant Trucking Companies Affect You?

Two of the nation’s largest trucking companies announced plans to merge Monday, creating a trucking behemoth worth more than $5 billion. Swift and Knight Transportation Merge Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation announced an all-stock transaction that will merge the two trucking companies with Swift shareholders owning 54 percent, and Knight holders owning the remaining 46 percent, according to the Wall Street Journal. ... Read More »

25 Tools That Help with Inventory Management for Small Business

Inventory management goes much further than merely keeping on track of products. Inventory management tools and software eliminates much of the guesswork, giving companies greater control of their business. Small Business Inventory Software Take a look at the following 25 designed to streamline inventory management for small businesses. Unleashed Unleashed is an inventory management system that allows small businesses to manage inventory ... Read More »