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SHANGHAI - The cost of doing business in China is going up.
Coastal Fcatories are raising salaries, local governments are hiking minimum wage standards and if China allows its currency, the renminbi, to appreciate against the U.S. dollar later this year, as many economists are predicting, the cost of manufacturing in China will almost certainly rise.
With the recession lifting, returning to normal (even if it's a new normal) will take some time. The economy is recovering, and business growth is beginning to resume.
The new national jobless numbers came out Friday morning with the umemployment rate falling from 9.9 percent to 9.7 percent - thank, in large part, to the 2010 Census that hired 411,000 temporary workers.
Every year, business owner Jim Fab lends his 25 employees as much as $4,000 interest-free for personal expenses they can't afford up front, ranging from down payments on homes and cars to funeral and legal fees. Most pay him back - eventually.
BP has received almost 35,000 ideas in just over a month on how best to clean up the millions of gallons of oil from the biggest spill in U.S. history. So far, only four hace made it into testing.
Many people start their business with a business plan, perhaps for the purpose of getting initial funding from financial institutions or investors. But those plans are designed for lenders, not for business owners.
Like every salesperson, I have a set quota I'm responsible for meeting each month. The difference is, it's self-imposed since I'm my own boss. Small-business owners might be happy to learn there is a formula to help you reach your goals consistently each month.
Baseball legend "Shoeless" Joe Jackson said "If you build it, he will come" -- a quote made famous by the Kevin Cosner movie Field of Dreams. A lot of companies take this approach when it comes to public relations.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is to renew a push on Tuesday to persuade the U.S. Congress to approve a $30 billion plan to spur lending to small businesses and trigger job creation.
Congratulations: You have survived the recession. Now what? If you have ever had the urge to start your own business, now may be a good time to make a move.
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