Companies employing less than 100 workers can be termed as small companies. As far as the United States is considered, there are large numbers of small businesses operating across the country. In fact, these small businesses or companies constitute a major portion of the country’s employers as well as employ more than half of the country’s total workforce. Although many consider the industrial giants as the driving force behind economic growth, the truth lies somewhere else and has to be accepted without the slightest doubt. Small businesses play a very important role in the country’s overall economic growth as well as ensure the living standards of the people of the country continue to remain good. More…
OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — State minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams says that government will be implementing comprehensive policies to sustain small and medium enterprises.
According to the minister the Companies Office of Jamaica will soon be introducing the super form (business registration form).
Reposted from Kansas City Star
By KEVIN G. HALL
HOLGUIN, Cuba — Sergio Luis Suarez, 24, is among the new faces of Cuba’s budding business class. He cut hair for profit before it was legal, but now he’s licensed by the government and has transformed the front of his mother’s apartment into a makeshift salon. His monthly profit: about $25, at 50 cents a cut.