Will Franchises Suffer from a Proposed Higher Minimum Wage?

During his January 2015 speech, President Obama mentioned wanting to see a small hike in the current federal minimum wage per hour (the wage varies in states).

In Seattle, the mayor announced a plan to incrementally increase the minimum wage in his city over a span of between three years and seven years to up to $15 per hour.

It seems inevitable that minimum wage employees will be able to look forward to higher wages in the near future.

Are Retirees a Good Hire?

You’ve got your small business going, but now you are looking to hire some help. Are you worried about finding the right help, and even where to look?

It’s not a bad idea to consider hiring older workers, those that have retired from their careers but still looking to work.