Issue #4 JuLY 2008
The Top 9 from 411SmallBusinessFacts.com
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The 2008 edition of Small Business Problems & Priorities was recently released by the NFIB Research Foundation. An electronic copy is available at www.nfib.com/research. Look in the middle of the page under Publications. Individual printed copies are available on request.
The NFIB Research Foundation
The TOP 9 Questions for July 2008
1. LICENSING – How many small employers are attempting to license or otherwise sell the rights to a new product, service, process or design that they introduced in the last year? (Vol 5. Iss. 6, Q# 1d).
3. IT – How many small businesses have one or more employees who work at least half-time on computer and/or IT issues, including installation and maintenance of hardware and software and instruction of other employees? (Vol. 7, Iss. 5, Q# 2).
7. TRAINING EMPLOYEES – What portion of small employers have sent one or more employees to a vocational or trade school in the last three years to upgrade the employee's job skills? (Vol. 5, Iss. 1, Q#24a).