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Small Business Tip of the Day: The Truth About Part-Timers
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Small Business Tip of the Day: The Truth About Part-Timers
14 October 2013

Why are there so many part-time employees these days? Is it a lack of employment opportunities, employers worried about paying for benefits for full-time workers, or something completely different? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, seven in 10 retail employees are full-time employees, and two-thirds of those part-timers work part time by choice. Full-time employees tend to be the “experts” in the business and get promoted to management positions. Part timers prefer work with less time commitment because they have other jobs, family care issues, are students or are just starting out in their careers and need a flexible schedule. Read more…

Small Business Tip of the Day: Beware Obamacare Scams
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Small Business Tip of the Day: Beware Obamacare Scams
2 October 2013

Health insurance exchanges went live in many markets yesterday, and scam artists are already trying to take advantage of the confusion surrounding Obamacare. Scammers are trying to fool Americans looking for health insurance information by setting up fake websites that look like the new health insurance exchanges. So far, the sites are targeting primarily individuals, but more scams targeting businesses are expected to crop up. Read more…

Small Business Tip of the Day: Clear Up the Healthcare Confusion
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Small Business Tip of the Day: Clear Up the Healthcare Confusion
24 September 2013

As a small business owner, are you still confused about the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)? You’re not alone. There is so much hype and misconception in the media, it’s hard to know who’s telling the truth. Luckily, there’s a website dedicated to helping you make sense of it all–and make the right choices for your small business. Read more…

Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Prepare for Obamacare
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With the recent delay in the employer mandate for health care reform on the minds of small business owners, another study shows that the majority of business owners still aren’t sure how to prepare for the new regulations. In its SB Authority Market Sentiment Survey, Newtek Business Services The Small Business Authority® found that 52 percent of business owners do not know how to prepare for the upcoming healthcare reform changes. Of the rest, 24 percent plan to reduce benefits to employees, 13 percent plan to rebid their policy, and 11 percent plan to reduce business expenses overall. Read more…

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