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Small Business
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It is clear that U.S. companies, especially small ones, are not taking the existential threat posed by digital breaches seriously enough. Providence Business News' recent Cybersecurity Summit, held Dec. 8, laid out some sobering facts on the topic. … more
The fact there are no private venture-capital firms in Rhode Island may not mean much to the business community at-large, but it's important for startups – where ideas live and die with access to early-stage funding. "If you want to … more
New overtime pay requirements take effect Dec. 1, and though they were announced in May by the U.S. Department of Labor, there's still plenty of confusion among local employers about how to apply the changes. According to the agency, … more
The IRS has put together free resources for taxpayers who are self-employed or involved in the sharing economy. more
For 10 weeks Robert Landergren was laid up recuperating from a fractured heel. Rather than dwell in self-pity, he thought about what he really wanted to do with his career moving forward. "One of the things I thought about was getting back … more
The pitch: We are a facilities-management company that manages more than 20 different service providers in the janitorial, parking lot repair, carpet cleaning and landscaping industries and everything in between. Years in … more
Despite widespread predictions that droves of retiring baby boomers last year would result in more small businesses changing hands, there was an overall reduction in the number of transactions both regionally and nationally, according to a report by BizBuySell. more
The pitch: The mobile bike shop that comes to you. Years in business: Since April 2016 Employees: One Location: Based in Tiverton, travels around state … more
NEW BEDFORD — Mayor Jon Mitchell said a state department's management of State Pier "has been a failure for a long time," as city councilors press for improvements after two cargo ships bound for the city instead went elsewhere last month, The … more
It was clear from PBN's most recent Health Care Reform Summit, held on Oct. 20, that there are still more questions than answers concerning the national debate over rising health care costs. Several panelists cited continued resistance from … more
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