It’s amazing what can change in just a few weeks! It feels like we’re in a surreal movie. I am amazed, even stunned, at the rapid dynamic change we are all experiencing both with our businesses and our families. I’d… Read more→
Leveraging freelance resources is no longer just for Goliath cutting edge tech firms like Google. Hiring isn’t easy and it isn’t a perfect science. Maybe it’s time to consider the hybrid option, the “try and buy.”
Employee benefits are designed to attract and retain the highest quality employees. Yes, they can be expensive and yes, the cost seems to go up each year. If we look at the benefits as an investment toward finding and keeping the right people,… Read more→
Is in house accounting software or an outside collection agency the best solution for your small business’s payment collections and cash flow?
Building a resilient salesforce is harder than ever. Having an appealing job opportunity with a rockstar culture and team are required to land the most desired candidates. In this article, we’ve summarized tips on recruiting top talent and the importance… Read more→
Maintaining strong data security practices and emphasizing employee awareness of cyber threats is an essential part of doing business today even for small businesses.
Whether you work in a family business or not, your business is a family asset. Up to 85% of firms are initially established with some sort of family investment, and the work you do every day is a vital resource… Read more→
by Marcus Newman, GCG Financial On May 5, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2017-36 to index the contribution percentages in 2018 for purposes of determining affordability of an employer’s plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)…. Read more→
by Deanna L. Salo, Cray Kaiser Struggling to find and retain tradespeople? Deciding when the timing is right to replace that 30-year-old machine? Noticing that your technology systems are slowing you down rather than making you more efficient? You’re not alone…. Read more→
Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the newest members of the Chicago Family Business Council! Since 1994, we’ve educated and empowered the people of entrepreneurial and family businesses through impactful programs and a unique community of peer… Read more→