Kauai businesses struggle under coronavirus travel policies

HONOLULU (AP) — Kauai ended a tourism shutdown earlier this month by allowing interisland travelers to return to the island, but the impact of the coronavirus on the economy is having devastating consequences.The head of Hawaii’s lodging and tourism association said if Kauai tourism does not improve soon, many businesses are expected to fall off…Continue Reading

How Businesses Can Find “Hidden Workers”

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, low- and middle-skill workers struggled to find and retain steady work. Now, many of these workers are considered “essential,” while many others are unemployed and struggling to find work. As the pandemic eases throughout 2021, companies will be looking to hire, and these workers are ready and willing. But there…Continue Reading

‘Good news for businesses, shoppers and environment’: Meat industry welcomes new rules on sell-by dates

The new guidance​ from the Food Standards Agency allows food businesses to now choose an appropriate safe shelf-life for chilled fresh beef, lamb and pork that has been vacuum or modified atmosphere packed (VP/MAP) based on their existing in-house food safety management systems, in the same way they already do for other types of food.…Continue Reading

Why shielding businesses from coronavirus liability is a bad idea

Congress may be close to a deal on another coronavirus bailout, but Senate Republican demands for liability protections for businesses remain a major obstacle.Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has long warned of an “avalanche” of lawsuits that will stymie economic recovery efforts if Congress does not grant companies sweeping immunity from civil liability for failure…Continue Reading

Queenstown businesses welcome change on migrant hospitality workers

Navigation for News Categories Queenstown businesses are welcoming new changes aimed to help recruitment, but say they are no game-changer. Central Queenstown. Photo: 123rf.com Immigration New Zealand announced 21 tourism and hospitality roles have been added to the undersupply list for Queenstown Lakes in response to the lack of New Zealanders available to fill jobs.…Continue Reading

I run a PR firm for small businesses. After my brother died in Iraq, it felt like my world exploded — here are the 9 steps I took to rebuild my life and career.

Ami Neiberger-Miller is a writer, the founder of a PR and design services firm, and an advocate for gold star families. She is the surviving sister of US Army Specialist Christopher Neiberger, who was killed in combat in Iraq in August 2007. After her brother’s death and a separate medical emergency with her husband soon…Continue Reading

From small businesses to farmers, middle India is driving demand

No results matched your search Stock Markets7 hours ago (Nov 28, 2020 10:10PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An airport staff member pushes trolleys at Mumbai’s airport after the Indian government allowed domestic flight services to resume 2/2 By Aditi Shah and Rajendra Jadhav NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality,…Continue Reading

Small businesses fight for survival during pandemic

Dennis Romero6h ago / 2:52 AM UTCColorado governor, partner test positiveColorado Gov. Jared Polis announced Saturday night that he and his partner, Marlon Reis, have tested positive for coronavirus.”They are both asymptomatic, feeling well, and will continue to isolate in their home,” the governor’s office said in a statement.”No person or family is immune to…Continue Reading