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Indian Auto Industry May Face Shortage of Skilled Labour

The president of the Confederation of Indian Industry, stated that, it is the time for state governments and aftermarket service providers to develop their skills to cater the booming industry and to face any competition. According to him, Indian auto industry is growing and it will continue to grow in coming years. Several major auto […]

How to Display Towels in Hotel Bathrooms

Now a days, hotel industry is emphasizing more on the room and amenities than what they used to do earlier. They are providing different things for guests’ convenience. They are providing more amenities to attract the guests from different places. Providing towels is one of the thing among them. In order to attract customers and […]

Different Types of Accommodations in Hospitality Industry

Generally people travel from one place to other place for different purposes. Then they need accommodation, when they go to new place. There are different types of accommodations in hospitality industry, they can choose any type, such as: Boutique hotel: This type of hotel is a 5 star hotel, which provides all the features and […]

Small Businesses More Prone to Fraudulent Attacks

A shift from the use of paper records to electronically stored information is being widely seen among the small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). An efficient way of business performance is observed with the digitalization process. At the same time, there has been a rise of cyber criminals involved in penetration of data systems of […]

Small Business Owners Go Green

According to a survey conducted by Manta, it was found that, Small businesses are becoming more eco-friendlier. It was found that 90% of the businesses which sell green products/services or the companies which are adopting green practices are genuinely concerned about the environment. Besides, 46% of the total 421 respondents surveyed said that demand from […]

Spending on IT to Rise

According to a survey conducted by Microsoft on more than 500 Microsoft Small Business Specialist Partners related to 5 major IT markets, 63% of their SMB customers are expected to spend more on IT this year, when compared to last year. This is a 38% increase form the last year results. It was also found […]

Accountants Expect More Insolvencies in Small Firms

According to the latest annual credit check survey conducted by Accountancy Magazine Venture Finance, SMEs are finding it difficult to find funding and most of them turning to other ways of funding such as ABL (asset based lending). Out of 250 accountants participated in the survey, 60% of the accountants believe that there will be […]

UK SMEs Play a Key Role in E-Commerce: e-Bay

According to online auction house eBay, the number of small businesses which are going to hit the million pound mark by trading online is projected to double this year. Data released by the e-commerce site showed that, in 2009, only 66 companies managed to achieve a turnover of £1m, with the number expected to increase […]

Small Business Owners Planning Layoffs Due To Double-Dip Recession

According to two recent surveys conducted by Citibank and Discover Financial Services, on small businesses, the small business owners are not confident about the U.S economy. According to Citibank survey on small business owners, 86% were fearing double-dip recession. The survey states that, 83% of the small businesses have postponed their hiring plans, with 7% […]