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Business & Career Institute to bring small business workshops back to Oak Forest

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute and SCORE have once again partnered to bring free business workshops geared for small business developers and owners. Two new workshops will be offered this fall at the college’s Oak Forest Center.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am

Small-business squabbles over paid sick time laws

NEW YORK | Two months after a severe flu season forced millions of workers to stay home, paid sick time is becoming an issue for many small-business owners.

March 29, 2013 3:59 pm

Accion, Gary, ISBDC mark partnership

GARY | Accion, the City of Gary, the Gary Economic Development Corp. and the Northwest ISBDC are hosting an open house to celebrate a partnership, as well as to kick off Accion and the ISBDC's new office hours in Gary.

February 13, 2013 1:13 pm

Two local small-businesses honored

INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana small businesses were among the 20 honored Wednesday during a Statehouse ceremony.

February 06, 2013 11:52 am

The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce and Michiana SCORE ally to assist local small businesses

LAPORTE | The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce and SCORE, “Counselors to America’s Small Business” announce a new alliance to provide additional services to local members and other small businesses.

June 04, 2012 5:14 pm
PUC students analyze companies, present solutions

PUC students analyze companies, present solutions

HAMMOND | For the past semester, teams of senior management students enrolled in Purdue University Calumet's small-business consulting class analyzed established area small businesses, looking for ways to help the owners solve potential problems and grow their companies.

April 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Small businesses have chance to start 2012 off right

NEW YORK | The arrival of the new year gives small-business owners a chance to fix some of the problems that may have dogged them through 2011. Those whose accounting systems were haphazard, or who didn't have a clear policy about vacations and sick time should take advantage of the fresh st…

January 03, 2012 12:00 am

State job creation effort falls short

SPRINGFIELD | A tax incentive program launched by Gov. Pat Quinn last year was supposed to help small business owners create 20,000 new jobs.

December 18, 2011 11:45 pm
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