Blogs

Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Posted on: 08/16/2017 3:17 pm

Courtesy of Michael E. McCabe of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. _______________________________________________________________ It has now been almost one year since the Florida Supreme Court, in Castellanos v. Next Door Co., held that statutory fee limitations on what an injured worker’s attorney could be paid were unconstitutional. In response, the insurance industry has raised workers’ compensation rates […]

Bonita Springs High School Groundbreaking

Principal Jeff Estes: Bonita Springs High School to create 120 local jobs

Posted on: 08/15/2017 4:09 pm

Bonita Springs High School held its first classes on August 10 in portables on the Estero High School campus. Below is a Q & A with Principal Jeff Estes about the school’s job creation goals, which programs it offers students, and what the new school means for the quality of life in Bonita Springs. When […]

Five ways you can improve the cybersecurity of your business

Posted on: 05/23/2017 7:52 pm

Tips from Be Brilliant! Marketing and MSW Interactive Designs, LLC As technology grows and more and more business and personal information is stored online, it is more important than ever to have a cyber defense plan. Here are five tips from Bryon McCartney, managing partner of Be Brilliant! Marketing, and Erin Burdette, the director of […]

Where Can You Receive Free Small Business Advice?

Posted on: 03/09/2017 3:37 pm

If you’ve started a small business in Southwest Florida, you may be at the point at which you need a little guidance to keep operations running smoothly. However, there are several consulting companies that will charge you for their advice. Instead of shelling out big dollars to improve your business, why not seek out the […]

A List of Helpful Tips for Moving Your Business to Southwest Florida

Posted on: 02/28/2017 3:46 pm

Southwest Florida’s commercial business is booming — Naples was recently ranked number one for job growth. It’s no wonder that the growing job market coupled with Florida’s favorable tax climate make Southwest Florida an ideal location for businesses. If you’ve been considering moving your business to Southwest Florida, there’s no better time than the present […]

How to Establish Effective Team Building in Your Startup

Posted on: 02/16/2017 3:43 pm

For startups, and all other businesses, team building can be an invaluable asset that will help your startup grow. Building and establishing a core team of people you trust can positively affect your startup in many ways, and it’s time to embrace it. Here’s how to establish team building in your startup: 1: Embrace The […]

Future Job Growth Report in Southwest Florida

Posted on: 02/16/2017 3:40 pm

Southwest Florida has one of the fastest growing job markets in the United States, according to both Bloomberg and Forbes, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Forbes reports that much of the gains will be in the real estate and hospitality industries, due in part to retiring baby boomers looking for a […]

Are You Relocating Your Business? Here are Seven Important Factors to Consider

Posted on: 01/19/2017 3:50 pm

If you’ve made the decision that it’s time to relocate your business, you will want to consider how your new business location can impact your bottom line. Choosing a new business location is a big decision, which is why you should carefully consider these important factors: 1. Growth You’ll need to consider growth in a […]

10 Key Benefits of Relocating Your Business to Southwest Florida

Posted on: 01/05/2017 3:53 pm

Moving your business to Southwest Florida is an excellent decision, and it’s not just for the beautiful weather and scenery (although, we have to admit, that is definitely a selling point). Here are 10 key benefits you can experience when you relocate your business to Southwest Florida. 1: Talent When you choose Southwest Florida for […]

7 Tips to Propel Small Business Growth

Posted on: 12/20/2016 3:56 pm

Business owners don’t start companies to keep business growth stagnant. Even for small business owners who don’t have the goals of becoming a massive corporation, growth is a critical component to have any business survive a changing economy — and it’s an important aspect that will help you keep customers returning. Growth doesn’t always pertain […]