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Beijing passes Hong Kong national security law opposed by foreign business groups

June 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

China’s central government on Tuesday unanimously passed a National Security Law to be imposed in Hong Kong, according to multiple reports from local media, each citing unnamed sources. The measure moved forward despite widespread opposition from lawmakers and citizens in […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Google expands free retail listings into search as pandemic hits ad sales

June 29, 2020

Via: Venture Beat

Google will expand free shopping results from a narrow experiment in its Shopping tab to the main search results page, dramatically expanding their reach. The company announced the move today in a blog post written by commerce president Bill Ready. […]


Finance, Legal

How to Navigate the Volatile Business-Funding Environment

June 23, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

Debt is extremely cheap nowadays. The federal government and Federal Reserve are injecting trillions of dollars into the U.S. economy, which means entrepreneurs can access loans at historically low rates. (In March, the Fed cut interest rates to zero.) And […]


Legal

Can You Break Your Lease During a Pandemic?

June 16, 2020

Via: FindLaw

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the economy and keep unemployment rates high, some people may be looking for more affordable housing options. If you are in this boat as a renter considering breaking your lease, you should be […]


Management, Proposal Management

The #1 Management Mistake in Business and Potty Training

June 15, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

Are you motivating people the wrong way? If you don’t know Goodhart’s Law, you might be making a huge mistake. Goodhart’s Law states this: “If a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” That may sound […]


Legal

Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Workers Protected From Discrimination

June 15, 2020

Via: FindLaw

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that federal workplace anti-discrimination laws cover gay and transgender workers. The 6-3 ruling brings immediate relief to millions of LGBTQ workers across the country, who can no longer be fired […]


Legal

What the law says about forcing employees back to the office

April 27, 2020

Via: Fortune

On Friday, the State of Georgia declared a variety of businesses, including hair salons and gyms, could open their doors again even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage. This week, other states will follow suit. This situation poses a […]


Finance, Legal

Tax deadline could be delayed past April 15 due to coronavirus

March 11, 2020

Via: Fortune

Americans might have a little longer to file their taxes, thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Trump administration is likely to extend the filing deadline for taxes in 2020 beyond April 15, the Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday. The […]


Finance

What’s the Qualified Business Income Deduction and Can You Claim It?

February 3, 2020

Via: Small Business Trends

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act drastically cut the corporate tax rate. But it also introduced the qualified business income (QBI) deduction. The QBI offers a way to lower the effective tax rate on the profits of owners of pass-through […]


Finance, Legal

Thinking of Going Cashless with Your Business? Don’t!

January 29, 2020

Via: Small Business Trends

Are you thinking about going cashless with your business? Before you start investing in only cashless solutions as part of your Point of Sale (POS) system, take a minute. This is because more cities and states are introducing legislation banning […]