Survey Finds Small Business Owners Concerned About 'Economic Uncertainty'

Florida small business owners are concerned about economic uncertainty, according to new survey results published by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

01/25/2019 By Staff

On the Job

Florida February Employment Figures

The state's unemployment rate remains below the national average.

03/26/2018 By Staff


Florida Consumer Confidence Dips

Floridians' consumer confidence declined slightly in February after reaching near-record highs in January.

02/28/2018 By Staff


Gender Wage Gap to Be Discussed Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting a panel discussion focused on the wage gap between men and women.

10/27/2017 By staff


Tech Company Relocates Headquarters to Sarasota

The information technology engineering services provider Four Winds Network Services recently moved its North American corporate headquarters to Sarasota.

08/11/2017 By staff


Deadline to Apply for Creative Design Prize Is Friday

Nominations are now open for the third annual Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award.

07/31/2017 By staff


Mothers Paid 71 Cents for Every Dollar Paid to Fathers

The wage gap between mothers and fathers is even wider than the broader wage gap between women and men, according to a new report issued by the National Women's Law Center.

05/26/2017 By staff


Florida Consumer Confidence Declines

Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped in April after a record-high reading in March.

05/02/2017 By staff

Get Smart

Five Wi-Fi Devices for a Better Workplace

Here are a few tools you can incorporate today that will set you on the path to innovation.

04/12/2017 By Kevin Allen


Florida Ranked No. 19 in List of 'Innovative' States

Florida ranks No. 19 in a new list of the country's most "innovative states" compiled by WalletHub, a financial research site.

03/23/2017 By staff


Common Mistakes Employers Make

Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company is hosting a free webinar on common mistakes that employers make to help them ensure their employment practices comply with federal and state laws.

03/21/2017 By staff

Ask the Boss

3 Locals Answer: What's Your Top Priority for 2017?

Rod Hershberger, Tim Boyle and Kristen Horler weigh in.

02/20/2017 By Isaac Eger

Tech Tools

5 Steps to Protect Your Data

These steps will safeguard your company and customer data.

01/24/2017 By Kevin Allen


Software Company Picks Up Tech Firm

Sarasota's Roper Technologies, Inc., a software and tech company with annual revenues of $3.6 billion, recently completed its acquisition of another tech firm.

12/29/2016 By staff

Biz Rules

New Business Rules to Watch in 2017

Three new rules local businesses should track in 2017.

12/28/2016 By Kevin Allen


New College Students, Faculty Participate in Student Coding Event

New College of Florida students and faculty are helping students at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus learn computer programming skills.

11/29/2016 By staff


Facebook Announces Changes to Its 'Ethnic Affinity' Marketing System

Responding to criticism that its "ethnic affinity" marketing options for advertisers could lead to discrimination, Facebook last week announced that it is changing its advertising system.

11/15/2016 By staff


Cyber Security Panel Set for Oct. 20

Panelists will discuss cyber attack trends and enterprise risk mitigation strategies, as well as local and national resources available to businesses.

10/12/2016 Research by staff


Free Talk on Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and More

Scott Carvin, the founder and CEO of Tampa's SEO Services Expert, will offer a free interactive talk on topics such as search engine optimization, social media marketing and web design.

08/15/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Graphic Company Hires New Specialist

Sun Graphic Technologies announced Tuesday that Lee Manevitch has joined the company as its color management and process specialist.

07/20/2016 Research by staff