New Hampshire Business Review - May 6 2011

April new hire numbers remain steady

It certainly could have been a lot worse: The number of newly hired workers in April remained essentially unchanged from March.New Hampshire employers added 16,304 new employees to their payrolls last month - just 281 more, or 1.8 percent, over…

Future construction deals show strength in March

The value of future construction contracts reported in New Hampshire rose dramatically in two of three sectors in March, but the third -- residential construction -- remains stubbornly sluggish.According to figures from industry information service McGraw-Hill Construction, there was a…

Enterprise Bank to open 4th N.H. branch

Massachusetts-based Enterprise Bank has announced plans to open its fourth southern New Hampshire branch, this one in Pelham.The bank said it is currently pursuing all regulatory approvals, with the goal of opening the new full-service branch at 139 Bridge St.…

April new hire numbers remain steady

It certainly could have been a lot worse: The number of newly hired workers in April remained essentially unchanged from March.New Hampshire employers added 16,304 new employees to their payrolls last month - just 281 more, or 1.8 percent, over…