Category Archives: Business

Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Just yesterday, President Donald Trump told a trio of New York Times reporters that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation turned to his finances, he’d view it as a “violation” of Mueller’s charge. “This is about Russia,” Trump said. But according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelsen, investigators had already been investigating several Trump business transactions with Russians. Read More

50 Free Marketing Tools Any Small Business Can Use

You’re a small business. You need to market your products and services to establish yourself on the market and edge ahead of competitors. Though your marketing budget doesn’t stretch too far. Fortunately, there is a whole host of free marketing tools that small businesses can benefit from. Here’s 50! Free Marketing Tools Portent Portent is a handy free marketing tool for businesses, allowing you to Read More

Hiring 10,000 in US in 2 years, we do that in India in 2 quarters: Infosys

IT major Infosys has committed to adding 10,000 jobs in the US in the next few years, but it hires similar number of people in India in less than two quarters, its CEO Vishal Sikka said on Friday. Asserting that hiring in the US will not impact its recruitment plans in India, the Bengaluru-based company said it has rolled out Read More

6 factors to consider before choosing a Business Analytics program

In today’s extremely competitive business scenario many businesses are adopting innovative strategies to tap growth. But some dynamic business leaders are viewing the present slowdown as an opportunity. They are successfully leveraging the power of data to analyze competition, optimize their resources, enhance customer experiences, take informed decisions and gauge upcoming market trends. As per NASSCOM, Big Data analytics sector Read More

Content & SEO Teams Together – Focused on a Customer-First Strategy

For half of the world, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is all about search engines, its algorithms, rankings, off-page and all other technical terms. While fighting the battle of enhancing the ranking in SERPs (Search Engine Result Page), often one thing is neglected or considered as last option. That last option is Content. Now the question arises, what’s the role of Read More

4 Ways to Reinvent The Employee Training Program Without Looking Like an Amateur

Employee training serves multiple purposes in any business. It allows you to set a standard for how your business operates. It also keeps employees safe, helps improve customer satisfaction, increases efficiency, and enables productive work. If you don’t have a formal employee training program, however, you can’t measure results or maintain consistency. Imagine a school without a curriculum. Teachers wouldn’t know Read More

GST to put a few organised used-car dealers out of business

Goods and Services Tax (GST) may have made new cars more affordable but it will increase the prices of used cars, boost the unorganised market and wipe out smaller players from the organised segment. According to used car operators GST on used cars is the same as new cars which is 28 percent and this is several times higher than Read More

‘The party will be over’: How GST will affect businesses that don’t pay tax

Rakesh Sachdeva sells auto parts in a busy market in central Delhi, just a few miles from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office. Yet despite having a flourishing business he does not pay any tax. Until now, his rundown premises and small scale operation has kept the business below the radar of India’s tax officials. Come July 1, however, “the party Read More

1.6 lakh new businesses register on GSTN in 4 days

Navin Kumar, chairman of the GST Network.(Livemint) As many as 1.6 lakh businesses that were previously not registered for either VAT, service tax or excise duty have enrolled for Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the past four days. As the GST Network portal reopened for the third time registration for both new assessees and existing excise, service tax and Read More

Ready or not, businesses brace for GST

HIGHLIGHTS HSBC estimates GST could add 0.4 per cent to economic growth One particular concern is how a new feature of the GST, the input tax credit, will work Official schedule of GST rates runs to 213 pages and has undergone repeated last-minute changes The official schedule of GST rates runs to 213 pages and has undergone repeated last-minute changes Read More