Small Business Optimism Hits New Low
Small business owners are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the economy. According to the SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard®, optimism has dropped 10% since last January, and 16% since May.
Gifts for Employees: Good Ideas and Bad
Are you in the process of shopping for holiday gifts for your employees? No matter if you have to purchase one gift or several, you know just how challenging it can be to buy the right thing.
Top 10 Ways to Take a Consultative Approach to Client Meetings
When meeting with clients, accountants may be most comfortable getting down to business by crunching numbers and going through reports. This approach may seem logical, but it’s not always the best approach for relationship-building.
Is a Payroll Service Worth the Cost for Your Small Business?
Now is a time of year when many businesses are considering signing up for a payroll service. Perhaps you’ve been doing payroll yourself and you’re tired of it, or you’ve hired on more employees, or you’ve been using a service that isn’t up to par.
Internal Hiring vs. External: The Debate Shifts
The trend is undeniable. In these tight economic times, companies looking to stabilize costs are finding new hires from within their four walls instead of from the outside.