Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup!
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss your December small biz checklist, how to throw an eco-friendly holiday party, and how divorcing couples can remain business partners (an interesting read even if you don’t fall into this category).
First, some other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Cliffhanger!: The New York Times shares links to articles on Grover Norquist’s five commandments, sales numbers for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, the top holiday marketing techniques for this year, how to put holiday bonuses and comp packages in perspective while motivating employees, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: Dec. 6: The Street shares links to articles on how Hurricane Sandy affected small business hiring last month, a new push in Congress for start-up visas, and what will be hot in the restaurant industry next year.
- Small Business Must-Reads: Thursday: From The Wall Street Journal, links to articles on President Obama’s tax plan, small importers and travel companies turning to some form of hedging, a redesign of New York City’s 11,412 payphones, and more.
And now, the rest!
- Your December Small Business Checklist: Forbes shares this handy checklist as you close out your business’ year.
- How to Host an Eco-Friendly Holiday Party: Are you having a holiday party for your customers or employees? Here are some tips on how to make your celebration as eco-friendly as possible.
- When Couples Divorce but Still Run a Business Together: The New York Times explores this challenging situation from the perspective of several ex-couples but current business partners who make it work.
What’s new in your small business world this week?