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A Methodological Approach to Negotiating International Business Contracts

The United States government has declared increased exports are the path for financial recovery. In particular, the Small Business Administration declared exports are the principal method to buttress American small business. So, how do small businesses effectively negotiate in the international market? Equipping oneself with a negotiation strategy permits a business to maximize benefits and …

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Importing into the US; Made sure to exercise “Reasonable Care”

If your small business is importing goods into the United States check out the US Customs and Broader Protection’s Reasonable Care Checklist to help meet your regulatory burden of ensuring reasonable care is exercised when importing merchandise. Also, your small business should look at US Customs and Boarder Protections’s Informed Compliance Publications, which detail a …

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Looking for Info on EEOC Prohibited Employment Policies/Practices?

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posts a concise list of prohibited employment practices/policies on its website. The site provides a brief truncated overview of practices employers should avoid to comply with federal laws. Clicking on the Discrimination by Type link brings you to pages giving a basic description of prohibited policies and …

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Contracting with the U.S. Department of Energy

If your small business is looking to contract or secure a federal procurement contract from the U.S. Department of Energy, then take a look at the Department of Energy’s Small Businesses: 101 on Doing Business with the Department of Energy site. The site contains information on general federal contracting, contacts within the Department of Energy …

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Starting a Small Business in Connecticut?

If you are thinking about starting a small business in Connecticut, then take a look at the federal government’s website that provides a step by step guide to begining your small business. The site features a guide to issues a prospective small business owner should consider in creating a small business in Connecticut. Some of …

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