September-6 2013

 

Health care forum to tackle the ACA

A health care industry insider with more 40 years in the industry will be the keynote speaker at NHBR’s fifth annual Health Care Forum
Q&A with attorney Jack Sanders

Q&A with attorney Jack Sanders

“Getting old is mandatory, but aging is optional,” said Sanders, a partner in the Portsmouth office of Pierce Atwood LLP.
Criminal background checks and the hiring process

Criminal background checks and the hiring process

The practice is receiving heightened scrutiny enforcement guidance from the EEOC

Law firms promote sustainability

S corporations take notice of DRA ruling

There’s potential for significant long-term tax savings by converting to an LLC
With new incubator, Kid Galaxy founder aims to bring innovations to market

With new incubator, Kid Galaxy founder aims to bring innovations to market

Big Idea Group in Bedford works with hopeful innovators to bring their ideas from scribbled napkins to customers
Child support paid by high-income earners is recalculated

Child support paid by high-income earners is recalculated

Unfairness in the existing formula was a driving force for the Legislature’s adoption of the changes
Cartoon for the week of September 6, 2013

Cartoon for the week of September 6, 2013

New Hampshire’s dwindling advantage

The recent decision by Sturm Ruger to expand in N. Carolina should put the state on notice

Scrap N.H.’s school vouchers

The program is an ill-conceived, pointless intervention in our public education system

After LGC-Bragdon, it’s time to stop, think and act

The lesson from this misstep is that we must reform how Concord works for the public good

Forbes analysis missed the mark on Medicaid expansion

Expansion is about getting patients the right care, at the right time, in the right place

AARP applauds Ayotte, Shaheen

On behalf of AARP’s 225,000 members in New Hampshire, I am writing to thank and congratulate Senator Shaheen and Senator Ayotte for their bipartisan support as co-sponsors to The Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare and Medicaid Expenditures (PRIME) Act.
Fostering inclusiveness: What Target got wrong and Stonyfield got right

Fostering inclusiveness: What Target got wrong and Stonyfield got right

As the face of the workforce changes, businesses will continue to face diversity challenges
Bragdon should be able to handle dual Senate-LGC roles

Bragdon should be able to handle dual Senate-LGC roles

New Hampshire, with its volunteer legislature, cannot help but run into situations in which personal and vocational assignments conflict with office

What to do when personal devices slow down company bandwidth

As more and more employees use their own devices at work, the network logically slows down
5 tips to improve your employee handbook

5 tips to improve your employee handbook

Instead of collecting dust, it should be a tool that explains everything about the culture of the organization
Are we really ‘doing more with less’?

Are we really ‘doing more with less’?

Why much of our celebrated productivity is an illusion

When do U.S. contractors owe taxes on Canadian construction projects?

American construction contractors and subcontractors should be aware that a Canadian tax may be payable related to projects undertaken in Canada
State’s colleges adapt to the changing world of business education

State’s colleges adapt to the changing world of business education

All you need to know about business schools in New Hampshire
13 N.H. businesses file for bankruptcy in August

13 N.H. businesses file for bankruptcy in August

It’s the lowest number filed this year
Rochester-to-Ossipee rail upgrade wins $1.4m federal TIGER grant

Rochester-to-Ossipee rail upgrade wins $1.4m federal TIGER grant

But 20-mile North Country project looks like it’s been rejected again
Social entrepreneurs sought for UNH business competition

Social entrepreneurs sought for UNH business competition

First-ever Social Business Innovation Challenge will culminate in a keynote speech by Nobel laureate Muhammud Yunus

This is the time for cost segregation studies

Taxpayers who have acquired or remodeled a piece of real estate in the past 10 years may want to consider a retroactive study, reaping the benefit in 2013

Sept. 5 forum looks at N.H. housing market

BIA to present ‘Are We Back in Business? Housing in New Hampshire after the Great Recession’

People and Property: Real estate and construction news rundown

$1m for senior housing in Berlin, former Mary Baker Eddy homestead buildings sold in Concord, Turbocam project, Portland civic center renovations … and more

Flatley Challenge revived for a second year

N.H. area agencies voice payment concerns over new Medicaid computer system

Payment backlog is causing accounting headaches, they say
Standex begins search for new CEO

Standex begins search for new CEO

Longtime top exec Roger Fix to become board chairman
October events to celebrate manufacturing in New Hampshire

October events to celebrate manufacturing in New Hampshire

Oct. 10 Manufacturing and High Tech Summit to Reshoring Initiative founder
Study measures beer distributors’ impact on N.H. economy

Study measures beer distributors’ impact on N.H. economy

Proportionately, New Hampshire is chugging more than its fair share of suds
Residential activity again sets pace for future construction in N.H.

Residential activity again sets pace for future construction in N.H.

But infrastructure projects continue to remain stalled
Second N.H. Energy Summit to explore issues, policy

Second N.H. Energy Summit to explore issues, policy

‘Robust conversation’ of major developments is promised