Business owners in Concord have new office space, a rodent-control franchise moves to Charlotte and the Matthews Chamber of Commerce plans to give entrepreneurs the lowdown on things they should know about the law.
It’s a dilemma many business owners face at one time or another. Should you hire your own family members to work at your retail business? Ann Close, managing member and senior human resources coach at Close HR Connections in Raleigh, says the biggest benefit to hiring family members is that they are most likely loyal, and hopefully honest and ethical.
Some investors fueling the competition between ride-sharing services Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are supporting rivals in pet-sitting, seen as potentially the next success story in the sharing economy.
According to a quarterly Insight Report by online business sale marketplace BizBuySell, 58 percent of companies bought and sold in the U.S. in 2014 were restaurants, bars and other food service businesses.
This is the time of year when certified public accountants are mindful of both tax laws and the calendar. With the April 15 tax deadline on the horizon, their work is fast and furious, and the most efficient way to turn it around is to have a clear organizational strategy in place. Damon Yudichak, a CPA with his own firm in Wake Forest, offers tips for other tax professionals who want to streamline the process.