Welcome to this week’s small business news weekly roundup!
In this week’s roundup, we’ll discuss how one small business increased sustainability, five tasks you should be outsourcing, and whether you may need a CFO and/or a separate payroll checking account.
First, some other great roundups:
- This Week in Small Business: Free Furniture!: The New York Times shares links to articles on positive numbers in manufacturing and factory orders, the USPS’ decision to end Saturday deliveries, four simple, free ways to boost workplace morale, how a tool called Workflowy keeps John Jantsch productive, why padding your time helps keep clients happy, and much more.
- 3 Things You Should Know About Small Business: Feb. 14: The Street links to articles about how struggling small businesses impede a recovery, how to make your app stand out, and On Deck Capital’s securing of more funding to lend to small businesses.
- Small Business Must-Reads: Thursday, Feb. 14: From The Wall Street Journal, links to articles on building a good business credit rating, getting the most out of your Twitter account via automation tools, the world’s top 10 most innovative food-related companies, and more.
And now, the rest!
- One Small Business Overcame Big Obstacles to Greater Sustainability: This article profiles Down Home Delivery & Catering, a 30-year old Boston company that joined the Challenge for Sustainability in 2011.
- Small Business Manager: 5 Tasks You Need to Outsource Now: Every successful small biz owner knows he or she can’t do it all — so here are great places to delegate.
- Signs a Small Business Needs a CFO: From Forbes, this article can give you some clues as to whether your small biz may need a CFO, including both internal and external indicators.
- Does my small business need a separate payroll checking account?: The Sacramento Business Journal collects responses from banking professionals on this important question.
What’s new in your small business world this week?