New Hampshire Business Review August 10 2012

 

N.H.'s only Inc. 500 firm in 2012 is moving to Kentucky

Of the 31 New Hampshire companies listed on Inc. magazine's 2012 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, only one cracked the top 500 -- and it has been slowly relocating from Hudson to Kentucky since the spring.

Firm urges GTAT shareholders to vote 'no' on exec compensation

The budding movement by shareholders to question the pay of executives at publicly held companies has reached New Hampshire

Seabrook appeal slams NRC for wind power ruling

At issue is the scope of wind power development off the coast of Maine over the next 40 years

Two N.H. nonprofits win $3m for affordable housing loans

iCAD issues 1-to-5 reverse split

GTAT posts rare quarterly setback

Sturm Ruger sales soar in 2Q

Sturm Ruger & Co. was getting so many gun orders that it couldn't build them fast enough last quarter, and its quarterly numbers reflect that. Even after suspending orders for the first two-thirds of the quarter the gun manufacturer sold nearly $120 million of firearms, up by half compared to the second quarter of 2011.
Initiative connects N.H. nonprofits with volunteer techies

Initiative connects N.H. nonprofits with volunteer techies

Despite 4Q loss, Bottomline finishes FY in the black

Bottomline Technologies posted a net of loss of $1.2 million in its last quarter of the fiscal year. The company would have had the potential for a higher "core net income" if they ignored GAAP factors.

Prenuptial agreements are not just for celebrities

N.H. employers and employees reap the benefits of state job fund grants

N.H. employers and employees reap the benefits of state job fund grants

Keene consortium sows seeds for future manufacturing workforce

RCAM has been collaborating with businesses to determine their needs and then creating courses and training programs that will teach workers the skills that will fulfill those needs
Opting in to new LLC law: should you or shouldn't you?

Opting in to new LLC law: should you or shouldn't you?

Burial is best solution for Northern Pass

Northern Pass refuses to bury transmission lines along public corridors.

Let your voice be heard on swipe fee proposal

The lawsuits swirling around Visa and MasterCard came to a settlement, which is more of a compromise. It is temporary fix and a fraction of the estimated cost of what is owed to overcharged merchants over the years.

New highway bill is only a first step

New Hampshire businesses and working families able to take a step forward after the passing of a two-year highway bill that will ensure the long-term stability to the federal highway.

In praise of Dr. Fieseher and Brad Cook

Praise to Dr. Fiesher for an informative article on Obamacare, and Brad Cooks article on NH Lobbyist Liz Murphy.

We need a 'Steve Jobs of health care'

Praise for physicians James Fieseher and Thomas Clairmont speaking up about public healthcare, but many other doctors aren't speaking up and leaving Americans in the dirt.

CASA: protecting a child's right to be safe

CASA is central to fulfilling society's most fundamental obligation by making sure a qualified, compassionate adult will fight for and protect a child's right to be safe

State Democrats seek a rebound in 2012

Smaller number of Democrats are running for re-election, while more Republicans are running for re-election of the Senate out of necessity.

A new era in non-compete agreements

Companies thinking about asking employees to sign non-competition agreements have restrictive laws they must follow

Emulate Steve Jobs with your eyes open

How many gadgets are we living without because it was to risky to propose the idea to Steve Jobs?
Developing a culture of coaching in the workplace

Developing a culture of coaching in the workplace

The tool of coaching is to give people a motivational tool to change, but it is difficult to find someone who will completely focus on you.

Expertise drives the future of employment

As we become a more knowledge-based economy, American and New Hampshire workers are having to engage directly with global competitors.
Red Sox, part 2: What they should have done

Red Sox, part 2: What they should have done

While the Red Sox's showed the positives of their season, they should have been honest about the negatives.

Why it's worth registering a trademark

US companies that use a trademark acquire them protectable trademark rights and the shipping of goods throughout the nation.
Navigating the development and subdivision permitting process

Navigating the development and subdivision permitting process

Navigating the waters of municipal permitting to obtain the approvals necessary for a land development project or subdivision can be difficult.
Internal investigations a critical tool for minimizing employer risk

Internal investigations a critical tool for minimizing employer risk

What should an employer do to effectively resolve and protect itself from liability? Employers must investigate every matter promptly and thoroughly is critical in reducing the risk to the employer.
Complying with New Hampshire's wage and hour laws: It's an employer's job

Complying with New Hampshire's wage and hour laws: It's an employer's job

New Hampshire wage and hour laws are often violated.
Employers must provide copies of non-competes and non-piracy agreements to employees under N.H. law

Employers must provide copies of non-competes and non-piracy agreements to employees under N.H. law

Workplace investigations - an important risk-management tool for employees

Workplace investigations - an important risk-management tool for employees

NHBR About Town: Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc.

NHBR About Town: Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc.

Community Action program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc, Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce hold ceremony for the expansion of Winnipesauke Transit System.
NHBR About Town: Granite Air Center

NHBR About Town: Granite Air Center

Signal Aviation Services long-time employees buy and rename company as Granite Air Center
Q&A with AFP-NH director Corey Lewandowski

Q&A with AFP-NH director Corey Lewandowski

NHBR About Town: YesterYears Ice Cream Shoppe

NHBR About Town: YesterYears Ice Cream Shoppe

NHBR About Town: St. Mary's Bank

NHBR About Town: St. Mary's Bank

Ceremony of St. Mary's Bank new headquarters in Manchester.
NHBR About Town: Stratham Mitsubishi

NHBR About Town: Stratham Mitsubishi

NHBR About Town: Citizens Bank New Hampshire & WMUR-TV

NHBR About Town: Citizens Bank New Hampshire & WMUR-TV

New Hampshire Preservation wins the second 2012 Champion in Action Award and receives a $35,000 grant from Citizens Bank Foundation.
NHBR About Town: TFMoran Inc.

NHBR About Town: TFMoran Inc.

2012 Affiliate-of-the-Year Award
NHBR About Town: AG New England

NHBR About Town: AG New England

Director of the New Hampshire Food Bank,Mel Gosselin, recieves a check from AG New England CEO Mike Bourgoine at Plausawa Valley Country Club.
NHBR About Town: Porsche of Stratham

NHBR About Town: Porsche of Stratham

Unveiling of 2013 Boxster

Presstek reports another loss

Presstek Inc. cut its losses by more than half last quarter despite the continual decline in revenue due to both a shrunken economy and a shrinking market for print media.

Future construction sputters in June

The value of construction contracts fell from previous months.
NHBR About Town: Dexter Hale Memorial Classic Golf Tournament

NHBR About Town: Dexter Hale Memorial Classic Golf Tournament

The Dexter Hale Memorial Classic Golf Tournament raised money for the Meredith Rotary Scholarship Fund