June-13 2014

 

B Corp. measure set to become law

B Corp. measure set to become law

Governor 'looks forward to signing' legislation
Businesses seem pleased with 2014 Legislature

Businesses seem pleased with 2014 Legislature

‘I wish all of the sessions could be like this,’ says one lobbyist
A hunger for local food

A hunger for local food

Food co-ops feed trend for supermarket alternatives

Trade missions: a tool for economic growth

Over 15 years of such trips, N.H. businesses have reaped tens of millions in contracts

End systemic corruption our elections

EPA’s climate action is good for New Hampshire

It’s an opportunity for businesses and investors to continue to innovate and build a clean energy economy

N.H. ignores needs of small business

Hassan’s hypocrisy on travel ban

We are tired of elected officials saying one thing, but doing another
Variations on the due-diligence process theme

Variations on the due-diligence process theme

New wrinkles in dealing with the ‘numbers’ and approaching inspections
Shedding light on corporate successor liability

Shedding light on corporate successor liability

Recent litigation offers insight to businesses buying assets or seeking to collect a significant debt
Can you use an accountant to form an LLC in N.H.?

Can you use an accountant to form an LLC in N.H.?

You can, but there are several risks to be aware of
What to do if you're a victim of ID theft

What to do if you're a victim of ID theft

Identity fraud investigations are difficult and time-consuming
The unaddressed dangers of high-frequency trading

The unaddressed dangers of high-frequency trading

It is all about the speed of light, not the quality of the investment
Where does your organization place diversity?

Where does your organization place diversity?

Plenty of organizations say they value inclusion, then prove those words to be lip service
A blueprint for building a winning sales team

A blueprint for building a winning sales team

Hiring the right people is the first and one of the most important steps in business success
A twin-state approach to fostering leadership

A twin-state approach to fostering leadership

Leadership Upper Valley stands alone among similar programs
Where’s the morality we used to take for granted?

Where’s the morality we used to take for granted?

It’s a value that can’t be taught in a training class
Q&A with Kerry Pfrimmer of SCORE

Q&A with Kerry Pfrimmer of SCORE

Kerry Pfrimmer, who last fall became New Hampshire district director of SCORE, says his organization’s impact ‘is quite significant and growing each year.’
Under-the-radar bills OKd at end of N.H. legislative session

Under-the-radar bills OKd at end of N.H. legislative session

Service dogs, sewer lines and farm stands are among the subjects
Charter school buys former Manchester manufacturing plant

Charter school buys former Manchester manufacturing plant

Perimeter Road location sold for $1.4 million
Laconia planners adopt building design scoring system

Laconia planners adopt building design scoring system

First community in state to set architectural standards
Seacoast real estate sales off in May

Seacoast real estate sales off in May

Year-over-year numbers are down 12.1% from 2013
Laconia workforce housing project gets $1.3m grant

Laconia workforce housing project gets $1.3m grant

New Hampshire Housing awards HOME funding to Community Land Trust

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

ICSC networking event, Athas named Manchester-Nashua Realtor of Year … and more
Portsmouth shopping center sold for $24.7 million

Portsmouth shopping center sold for $24.7 million

Clarion Partners sells Durgin Square to Dividend Capital
NHBR/e-forecasting economic index rises again

NHBR/e-forecasting economic index rises again

Leading indicators goes up 0.2 percent in April
Judge paves way for racial harassment suit to go to trial

Judge paves way for racial harassment suit to go to trial

Ruling: Noose, taunts ‘more than enough’ to support charge of a hostile work environment
N.H. farmers a big winner in 2014 session

N.H. farmers a big winner in 2014 session

Bills establish Farm to Plate Program, clear some regulatory hurdles
Separate N.H. forums seek input on policies

Separate N.H. forums seek input on policies

BIA, state energy office holding statewide listening sessions
Pay-sharing, employer social media access bill OKd

Pay-sharing, employer social media access bill OKd

Governor’s signature awaited after passage on last day of session
SNHU report sees growing need for insurance workers

SNHU report sees growing need for insurance workers

Insurers are ‘facing new business models, systems and technologies, and workforce strategies’
Lawmakers OK raft of business-related bills

Lawmakers OK raft of business-related bills

Compromises could alter N.H.’s legal landscape for some companies
April foreclosures rise in N.H., but outlook still looks bright

April foreclosures rise in N.H., but outlook still looks bright

Year-to-date numbers are down 15 percent
N.H. Retail Association offers info on organized retail crime

N.H. Retail Association offers info on organized retail crime

An updated compilation of N.H. statutes relating to organized theft
North Conway retail site sold for $1.4 million

North Conway retail site sold for $1.4 million

Owner of Settler’s Green centers acquires neighboring property

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Nobis wins national SBA honor, change in leadership at SFC Engineering … and more
New IRS rules for property owners

New IRS rules for property owners

Major changes to fixed asset depreciation and repairs costs for 2014
Energy-efficiency bills get their last chance in Legislature

Energy-efficiency bills get their last chance in Legislature

House, Senate to consider PACE loans, RGGI-backed programs
CoreLogic: Manchester-Nashua home prices rise 0.4%

CoreLogic: Manchester-Nashua home prices rise 0.4%

Data firm says region lags behind national 10.5% annual increase
Governor launches high-tech startup initiative

Governor launches high-tech startup initiative

‘Live Free and Start’ will focus on streamlining, updating regulations and tax provisions
Med malpractice ‘early offer’ changes die in conference

Med malpractice ‘early offer’ changes die in conference

Also a victim: 10% hike in unemployment benefits