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Business Services – Geeks of Nevada, Inc #business #brokers

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Business Services

Every customer is important to Geeks of Nevada, Inc. but we also realize that business rely on their systems to function. Geeks of Nevada, Inc. is there to react and ensure that your business runs as smoothly as possible.

We offer multiple levels of service ranging from a single instance service to a service level agreement (SLA). Proactive management of your IT systems helps to prevent surprise downtime which oftentimes brings your company to a screeching halt. We focus on quality and operational excellence while comprehensively managing your IT infrastructure without compromising service delivery to our clients and their customers. Acting as your trusted business technology advisor and helping to incorporate technology strategies that support your overall business strategy and long term goals.

  • Onsite PC Desktop and Laptop Repair
  • System Monitoring and Maintenance
  • Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Network Security
  • Antivirus and Malware Protection
  • Spam Filtering
  • Backup Solutions
  • New Computers
  • Hardware Upgrades
  • Operating System and Software Upgrades
  • Database Management
  • Individual and Group Training

I have been doing business with Geeks of Nevada for 5 years. They built a custom computer for me. Set up my computer for wireless internet and email. They can even access my computer remotely and help me with any problems. My laptop was set up by Geeks so that my office computer can be accessed remotely so my emails can be answered and web site updated from the road. Geeks of Nevadas service is always prompt and any issues are resolved perfectly.

– Willeta Kerschner Executive Director BNI Northern Nevada

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The importance of ethics in business – Ethical business practices – Cadbury Schweppes #internet #home #business

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Ethical business practices
A Cadbury Schweppes case study

Page 1: The importance of ethics in business

Ethics concern an individual’s moral judgements about right and wrong. Decisions taken within an organisation may be made by individuals or groups, but whoever makes them will be influenced by the culture of the company. The decision to behave ethically is a moral one; employees must decide what they think is the right course of action. This may involve rejecting the route that would lead to the biggest short-term profit.

Ethical behaviour and corporate social responsibility can bring significant benefits to a business. For example, they may:

  • attract customers to the firm’s products, thereby boosting sales and profits
  • make employees want to stay with the business, reduce labour turnover and therefore increase productivity
  • attract more employees wanting to work for the business, reduce recruitment costs and enable the company to get the most talented employees
  • attract investors and keep the company’s share price high, thereby protecting the business from takeover.

Unethical behaviour or a lack of corporate social responsibility, by comparison, may damage a firm’s reputation and make it less appealing to stakeholders. Profits could fall as a result.

Along with good corporate governance, ethical behaviour is an integral part of everything that Cadbury Schweppes does. Treating stakeholders fairly is seen as an essential part of the company’s success, as described here: ‘A creative and well managed corporate and social responsibility programme is in the best interests of all our stakeholders – not just our consumers – but also our shareowners, employees, customers, suppliers and other business partners who work together with us. *’

Ensuring that employees understand the company’s corporate values is achieved by the statement of ‘Our Business Principles’ which makes clear the behaviour it seeks from employees.

Cadbury Schweppes’ good practice was recognised when it was voted one of the ‘most admired companies for community and environmental responsibility’ by Management Today magazine in 2003. It was also ranked second in the Food and Drink sector in the Business in the Community ‘Per Cent Club’ Index of corporate giving for 2003, with an investment in the community of around 3of its UK pre tax profits.

* Cadbury Schweppes Corporate and Social Responsibility Report 2002

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Business – First Capital Bank of Kentucky – Louisville, KY #starting #own #business

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Allow the business expertise of First Capital Bank to be your most important financial resource. We work with our clients to develop a keen understanding of their businesses and personal lives, as they are often closely interwoven. We can then evaluate financial hurdles and opportunities intelligently, recommending solutions that make sense on a personal and professional level. We respond to our business customers by designing an approach that asks the right questions and provides the solutions necessary to meet the unique needs dictated by today s changing business climate. Allow our experienced, knowledgeable and highly qualified team to provide you with the most responsive financial products and services available to you and your business. Check out our options, use our helpful financial tools, and schedule a visit with us today. We re eager to help you get started.

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Thank you for your interest in First Capital Bank of Kentucky. We strive to make ourselves available to you, via email, telephone, postal mail and in person at any of our branch locations. or use the secure form found on our Contact Us page.

First Capital Bank of Kentucky
293 N. Hubbards Lane
Louisville, KY 40207





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Business Week: Cameron School of Business: UNCW #best #home #business

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UNC Wilmington Presents

The 34th Annual
Business Week
March 29th and 30th, 2016

nCino CEO Pierre Naud with UNCW student; Photo: UNCW

The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Cameron School of Business held its 34th annual Business Week on March 29th and 30th. Designed to help prepare Cameron School of Business students for the realities of the business world, this year’s program featured more than 100 sessions with prominent alumni and executives sharing their knowledge and experiences in the areas of business, marketing, entrepreneurship, information technology and more.

Jerry Greenfield of Ben Jerry’s Homemade, Inc. speaks with students during the 2016 Business Week.; Photo: UNCW

Tuesday, March 29

Business Week General Sessions
9-11 a.m. Cameron Hall

Plenary Session:
Pierre Naud
nCino

11-Noon Cameron Hall 105

Lunch on the Lawn
11:30-2 p.m. Cameron Hall Tents

Business Week General Sessions
1-4 p.m. Cameron Hall

Accounting: Meet the Professionals
4-5:30 p.m. Clock Tower Lounge, by invite only

Duane Hixon:
The Bigness of Small

4-5 p.m. CIS 1008

Wednesday, March 30

Alumni Recognition Breakfast
7-8:30 a.m. Warwick Center

Business Week General Sessions
9-11 a.m. Cameron Hall

Plenary Session:
Jerry Greenfield
Ben Jerry’s

11-Noon Cameron Hall 105

Lunch on the Lawn
11:30-2 p.m. Cameron Hall Tents

Business Week General Sessions
1-4 p.m. Cameron Hall

Brett Martin:
The Challenges of Entrepreneurship

4-5 p.m. CIS 1008

MS CSIS Alumni Reception
5:30-8:30 p.m. CIS Lobby

CIE’s Business Week Event:
Entrepreneurial Success with Dave and Vess

5:30-8:30 p.m. EBD 162

Leadership Lecture Series:
Jerry Greenfield

7-8 p.m. Burney Center

Thursday, March 31

Installation of Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli
10:30 a.m. Hoggard Lawn





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Women in Business – Women in Business – Open Programmes – Executive Education – Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University #comcast #business #phone

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Women in Business

Women in Business

Women mean business. Prepare yourself for your next career step by acquiring new knowledge, taking ownership, developing and understanding your network and gaining confidence in being present. Break through the glass ceiling, or improve your leadership, communication and presentation skills and negotiation techniques. Learn how to manage yourself, manage relationships, and manage networks.

Partners in empowering women

RSM Executive Education’s women in business programmes are offered in partnership with the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO). ECWO is committed to women’s continued advancement into leadership positions by contributing to management education and actively engaging in the gender debate.

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The Bank of Japan Can’t Jump-Start Inflation #small #business #association

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The Bank of Japan Can’t Jump-Start Inflation

On May 29 the Japanese government announced that the country’s consumer prices were unchanged in April from a year earlier, calling into question the power of the central bank’s effort to drive prices upward. The BOJ is acting a bit like a hedge fund, trying any investment to achieve its goal of raising inflation to 2 percent. It’s snapping up not only government bonds but also exchange traded funds, corporate bonds, real estate investment trusts, and venture capital loans—anything to put more money into lenders’ and investors’ hands so they can lend and invest more. “The BOJ deserves the most aggressive award among central banks,” says Yasuhiro Takahashi, a senior economist at Nomura Securities.

The latest consumer price report underscores the difficulty of the central bank’s task. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda doubled down last October and expanded his policy, formally known as quantitative and qualitative monetary easing. The central bank pledged to raise the monetary base from 60 trillion yen ($482 billion) a year to 80 trillion yen to give banks more money to lend.

The heroic effort has driven the Nikkei 225 Stock Average to a 15-year high and the yen down to almost a 12-year low against the dollar. Although that’s delighted stock investors and big exporters such as Toyota Motor and Shiseido, it hasn’t moved the needle on overall growth or inflation. A majority of 36 economists surveyed by Bloomberg see the BOJ beefing up its program by late October, when it’s expected to update its inflation forecast. If that’s less than 2 percent, the bank will pile on extra stimulus.

Nomura predicts the central bank will switch its focus from bonds to stock purchases next spring, betting a bull market might more effectively stimulate consumer spending. The brokerage sees the BOJ doubling its ETF purchases, to 6 trillion yen, while announcing plans to taper its bond purchases.

Kuroda has said that the plunge in oil prices in the short term delayed progress on generating inflation and that rising wages will engender growth, consumer spending, and higher prices. “It’s really too early to say Kuroda’s easing didn’t work,” says Takahiro Sekido, a former BOJ official who’s now a strategist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.

Japan faces structural challenges, given its aging, shrinking population and its debt burden, the biggest in the developed world. “The BOJ’s policy has been and must be more ambitious,” says former Fed Vice Chairman Donald Kohn, now at the Brookings Institution. “It’s not going to be easy to break expectations [of deflation] that have been entrenched over the decades.”

Fiscal conservatives question the BOJ’s bond-buying, which soaks up about 90 percent of all new government bonds issued to keep long-term rates low. If long-term rates returned to their historical average of 3 percent, from 0.4 percent now, the higher interest payments would push the budget deficit from 8.5 percent to 13 percent of gross domestic product, according to the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development. “The BOJ is approaching its limit in bond purchases,” says Nomura’s Takahashi.

Kuroda continues to enjoy the steadfast support of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who picked him to run the BOJ in 2013. Abe, though, has so far failed to deliver on the promised labor, tax, and regulatory reforms that economists say are needed to get Japan back on track. Monetary firepower alone won’t revitalize the economy.

The bottom line: If long-term rates return to a more normal 3 percent, Japan’s budget deficit could rise to 13 percent of GDP.

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NYS Division of Corporations, State Records and UCC #business #today

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News All Division News
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Database Searches
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Select Links
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Online Filings:
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How do I determine if the name I want to use is available?

The Division of Corporations is required by statute to reject for use any corporate, limited partnership, or limited liability company name that is not “distinguishable” from existing names on file. The only avenue to determine whether a name is available for a corporation, limited partnership or limited liability company is to make a name availability inquiry. The Corporation and Business Entity Database online search is intended for status inquiries of entities already on file with the Department of State. Customers are cautioned to avoid interpreting database search information as an indication that a name is or is not available for use.

The records of the Division of Corporations may be searched for availability of name by submitting a written request to the Department of State, Division of Corporations, One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231. The written inquiry should state that you wish to determine the availability of a name and list the name or names to be searched.

Although it is not required, it is recommended that a copy of the name availability response be attached to the document you are submitting for filing.

A finding that the name is available is not an approval of the name by the Department of State and is not a determination that the proposed name satisfies any particular requirement of law. No expenditure or other commitment should be made in reliance upon the availability of a name.

Pursuant to Section 96 of the New York State Executive Law, the fee for searching the records for availability of name is $5 per name submitted. Please note that the Department’s determination regarding the availability of a name applies only to the date and time that the name search was completed. Requests for name availability cannot be handled by telephone.

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Home – Small Business Association of Australia #business #liability #insurance

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WELCOME TO THE SMALL BUSINESS
ASSOCIATON OF AUSTRALIA

Launching your own business is never easy.

It is like starting a new chapter in your life. And to start a new chapter, sometimes, you have to take a leap of faith and get out of your comfort zone. For some of us, doing these things is not exactly easy. But what if there is someone to lend you a helping hand and offer you solid support as you navigate your way towards becoming a successful and prolific business owner?

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Kevin Nice Telecommunication Specialist

Ian Howard

Craig Tschirpig Accountant and Financial Adviser

James Stoke Commercial Lawyer

Leigh Bernhardt Industrial Relations Specialist

Ken Khatib online marketing and web development

Kira Duff Media, Communication and Events Assistant

Belinda Wilson Business Manager

David Power SBAA Strategist

Lionel Barden SBAA Policy Chair

Anne Nalder CEO and Founder

Dear Anne, It has been a great pleasure to be introduced to you five years ago. Your first impression to me is your advocacy attitude and knowledge about the protocol of small business in Australia. Your organizational ability is well demonstrated in each of the events and meetings coordinated by your organization under your strong stewardship. You have been very supportive to our Australia-China Chamber of CEO Inc by squeezing your invaluable time to attend our strategic partners’ meetings and events. Australia-China Chamber of CEO Inc is very much appreciative of your role in ACCCEO as the Advisor of the Small Business. Looking forward to more collaborations and support with yourself and your organization to Australia China Chamber of CEO Inc as well as my personal business Holiday International Golden Travel. Yours sincerely, Sally Chung Executive Vice-Chairman Australia-China Chamber of CEO Inc

Sally Chung Executive Vice Chairman of Australia – China Chamber of CEO Inc

“Small Business Association Australia is an active and progressive organisation seeking positive change for the betterment of small businesses everywhere. Founder Anne Nalder is making a real difference because she understands what owners must endure to become established and successful businesses. She is a genuine advocate of their cause in recognition of the essential contribution they make to our economy which is often overlooked – we need more ‘doers’ like Anne!”

Colin Coverdale Small Business Strategist, Opportune NFP Limited

It is essential that small business has a voice at a national level so specific concerns are raised. A concentrated focus on solid outcomes will make a difference, thanks to SBAA.

Paula Brand Small Businss Networking Events and Expo Owner

Today we are rebiulding our business and the future looks very bright all thanks to the support of the “Small Business Association of Australia”

Nic Dirubbo Marlborough Park

How Can We Help?

The Small Business Association of Australia (SBAA), understands how challenging it is to start your own business. This is one of the things that continues to motivate us to provide support and assistance to owners of small and medium enterprises or SMEs to help them succeed in their chosen endeavour.

The Small Business Association of Australia is one of the fastest growing and widely recognised organisations in the country specialising in supporting and advocating for the SME. We firmly believe that SMEs are making significant contributions to the growth of the national economy and are a vital component of Australia’s future. We continually see that owners of small and medium-sized businesses are not receiving the support and recognition they deserve, so we have taken up the challenge to help them in every way we can.

Setting up a small business in Australia is challenging at best, but with the assistance of SBAA, SMEs can grow and secure their future.

Better educate business owners.

We believe that education and knowledge are key ingredients of a successful business, so apart from organising networking events, we also host educational events and learning programs for our members. We provide various learning resources and tools to help members enrich their knowledge of running a successful enterprise.

Connect and Establish Strong Working Relationships with Like-Minded People.

SBAA regularly organise networking events that will enable members to connect and foster relationships with other business owners on a local, national, and international level.

Be Heard

SBAA serves as the “voice” of SMEs by expressing their concerns to the government. We also seek the assistance of key stakeholders on their behalf to encourage policymakers to create economic policies that will benefit and help SMEs. The launch of the SBAA Think Tank focuses on the fields of research, education, policy, and practice for small business in Australia.





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Discretely Representing Buyers and Sellers of Businesses #business #mailing #lists

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Complete Business Sales & Acquisition Services

Providing Professional Support, Guidance and Service

You have arrived at the home of your business buying & selling specialists – who offer a unique service in the Puget Sound area. SOUND BUSINESS BROKERS was founded in 1993 after more than 20 years of experience in the industry.

Both buyers and sellers of businesses can benefit from professional assistance, guidance, marketing and sales resources, and much more. This is the right place if you want the important aspects of business selling or business buying done right.

Our Mission.

Sound Business Brokers will provide the highest level of business sales and acquisition services to our clients.

While providing these services, all agents and brokers of Sound Business Brokers shall act within the highest ethical and professional standards of our industry.

Our Services.

  • Assisting business owners to execute an exit strategy by confidentially selling their businesses
  • Allowing qualified buyers, who have signed a non-disclosure agreement, access to quality business opportunities
  • Providing professional value opinion business evaluations at a reasonable cost
  • Transactional guidance throughout the acquisition process




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Business Brokers of Florida #green #business

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Business Brokers of Florida

Business Brokers of Florida is a non profit association made up of the leading business brokerage companies and agents throughout the state of Florida. It is the largest state business broker association in the country, and the second largest association of business brokers in the world.

Members of BBF must demonstrate their expertise and ability in business brokerage when applying for membership. Once accepted as a member they must adhere to a strict code of ethics.

In addition to business brokers other members of the association include leading attorneys specializing in business closings, accountants, financial planners, appraisers and various financial institutions specializing in business loans.

Currently there are five districts in the state of Florida:

Each district, with exception of the South West district which is currently under the direction of the Tampa Bay district, has its own officers and directors which governs the local area and enforces the BBF Policies, rules and regulations to its members. Each district sends representatives to be members of the state executive committee (which elects the state officers) from the committee members. The state executive committee operates under the association by laws, and is the administrative board of the association.

Currently the association has more than 1,400 members, has over 4,000 listings and maintains a database of over 16,000 sold businesses for market data comparisons.

Florida Districts





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