May-17 2013

 

N.H. trails nation in nonemployer business creation

The only other state that didn’t see gains was Louisiana
Flotsam & Jetsam: May 17, 2013

Flotsam & Jetsam: May 17, 2013

Sometimes you have to wonder whether the people serving in the General Court are real or simply figments of someone’s twisted imagination.
Cartoon for the week of May 17, 2013

Cartoon for the week of May 17, 2013

Strategies to bolster your retirement confidence

Strategies to bolster your retirement confidence

Time is always a significant factor when planning investments.
Tools for successful business succession

Tools for successful business succession

It is never too early for a business to start work on a succession plan
Cynthia Read of Granite United Way

Cynthia Read of Granite United Way

2013 Financial Executive of the Year winner
Jody Holt of Single Digits

Jody Holt of Single Digits

2013 Financial Executive of the Year winner

Stopping the losses before retirement

Tips for preparing a retirement income strategy.
Mark Fenske of Great NH Restaurants

Mark Fenske of Great NH Restaurants

2013 Financial Executive of the Year winner
Michael Wilson of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Michael Wilson of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

2013 Financial Executive of the Year winner
Tim Scullin of SIG Sauer

Tim Scullin of SIG Sauer

2013 Financial Executive of the Year winner
Takeaways from a trip to New York City

Takeaways from a trip to New York City

Revamped NHBR.com: more features, mobile-friendly

Revamped NHBR.com: more features, mobile-friendly

New NHBR website features a responsive design as well as new sections including "Granite Innovation".

The Dealer Bill of Rights is fair to all

An editorial supporting Senate Bill 126, the Dealer Bill of Rights.
N.H. already has slot machines –- and lots of them

N.H. already has slot machines –- and lots of them

As the Legislature debates whether to allow a “high-end” casino, New Hampshire residents have been playing slot machines all along

Immigration reform must address the skills gap

The skills gap threatens not only our nation's economic growth, but also our ability to compete globally.

Bar Foundation honors former NHCLU director Claire Ebel

N.H. manufacturers learn to live with, and reap benefits from, deregulated electricity market

It's only been since about 2006 when companies large and small got out of their comfort zones and began to take the plunge into the competitive energy market
Why businesses should take a hard look at telecommuting

Why businesses should take a hard look at telecommuting

There are no glaring legal risks in allowing workers to telecommute
Q&A with State Banking Commissioner Glenn Perlow

Q&A with State Banking Commissioner Glenn Perlow

An interview with Glenn Perlow, New Hampshire's new banking commissioner

The Old Man’s spirit lives within us

The same awesome forces of nature that carved the profile of the Old Man millions of years ago surely shape us
What to do when job enthusiasm has waned

What to do when job enthusiasm has waned

Advice from 'Begin with Yes' author Paul Boynton
America has a pundit problem

America has a pundit problem

How about requiring pundits to publish their prognostication track records?
Recognizing employees outside the cubicle

Recognizing employees outside the cubicle

It’s time to think about ways to include and embrace the whole person, not just the part of the person who’s an employee
International dispute resolution: It pays to plan ahead

International dispute resolution: It pays to plan ahead

For most international disputes, there is no satisfactory substitute to arbitration
New forms of education and other matters

New forms of education and other matters

Online education, certificate courses, articulation agreements between community colleges and traditional colleges, the ability to get college credit while still in high school and many other innovative choices will present students with more options in the future

Let’s expand the tent of health care

Prevention is the key to a healthy life and affordable health care. So why is it so hard to achieve?

The changing face of workforce talent

The makeup of the workforce is becoming more global, mobile and independent and less local, rooted in place and loyal long-term to any one employer

N.H. joins states offering Uniform Bar Exam

the New Hampshire Supreme Court has formally adopted the Uniform Bar Examination

Why Republicans should embrace RGGI

Republicans should support RGGI
GTAT buys Calif. firm with N.H. facility

GTAT buys Calif. firm with N.H. facility

Thermal Technology LLC has a facility in Concord
Ex-N.H. AG Delaney joins McLane law firm

Ex-N.H. AG Delaney joins McLane law firm

He’s taking a job at the firm his successor, Joe Foster, just left

Two N.H. firms receive Energy Department technology grants

The winning technologies have a strong potential for commercialization and job creation
BET tips amendment gets a Senate hearing

BET tips amendment gets a Senate hearing

The draft amendment to House Bill 520 did not receive a completely warm welcome
N.H. is near-perfect in new small business survey

N.H. is near-perfect in new small business survey

You can’t get a grade higher than A+
Standex settles ice machine lawsuit; reports 3Q earnings

Standex settles ice machine lawsuit; reports 3Q earnings

But the company did not admit fault in the Louisiana lawsuit
Bottomline reports $3.6 million third-quarter loss

Bottomline reports $3.6 million third-quarter loss

So far, the firm’s loss stands at $10.6 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year

Four N.H. businesses file for bankruptcy in April

The 305 total bankruptcy filings was the lowest number filed in April since 2007
UNH Law student’s brain aneurysm clip wins Holloway Prize

UNH Law student’s brain aneurysm clip wins Holloway Prize

Craig Litherland’s CranioVation clip can significantly reduce the cost of treating brain aneurysms and save lives
Residential contracts up, but total N.H. future construction contracts continue to slide

Residential contracts up, but total N.H. future construction contracts continue to slide

Contracts for infrastructure projects fell 52 percent from a year ago
Microfinance pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to visit UNH

Microfinance pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to visit UNH

The Nobel Prize winner and pioneer of the microfinance industry will be the keynoter at the New Hampshire Social Business and Microfinance Forum
NHLRA turns to Senate to block BET tips policy

NHLRA turns to Senate to block BET tips policy

But the DRA says it’s only enforcing a law that’s already in place

Nominees sought for Employment Leadership Awards

The awards honor employers whose inclusive policies and hiring practices allow people with disabilities to fairly compete for employment