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Small Business
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Interior designer Nancy Taylor, founder and principal designer at Taylor Interior Design, took a circuitous route to entrepreneurship. At 17, she trained as a nurse during a time when only a handful of professions were open to women. … more
1 What inspired you to write "Rhode Island's Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History?" The idea came from the University of Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Center, Coastal Institute, and Sea Grant, and I was honored that they chose me as … more
Designing, constructing and maintaining the outdoor features of residential and commercial properties call for an artistic eye, but also require an understanding of science and engineering. After 35 years of experience as a landscape … more
How many chambers of commerce/industry associations are you a member of? 1-2 54.5% 3-5 27.3% More than 5 0% None 18.2% Which of the following do you use these organizations for? (check all that … more
People’s Credit Union is praising the state’s “Bank Local” program, which aims to incentivize local financial institutions to make more local loans and be rewarded with state deposits. more
The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. last month named a Brockton, Mass., pet care facility “small business of the year” for 2016. more
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
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