small businesses

Deal or No Deal? Three Things to Know About Where Brexit Stands These Days.

Deal or No Deal? Three Things to Know About Where Brexit Stands These Days.

The U.K. parliament is back in session and all eyes are on the British Lion as October 31 looms.  

That’s the date new prime minister Boris Johnson promises to take the U.K. out of the European Union, deal or no deal. 

What Countries Are Blacklisted and What Are the Consequences of Working with Them?

What Countries Are Blacklisted and What Are the Consequences of Working with Them?

There are several countries around the world with which companies are prohibited from carrying out any sort of financial transaction. The reason for these bans is that the countries are blacklisted under authority of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body that the G7 group of nations founded in 1989.

The Best U.S. Cities for Small Companies

The Best U.S. Cities for Small Companies

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration1 there were 30.7 million small businesses operating in the U.S. in 2018, employing 59.9 million people, or 47.3% of all U.S. employees, the SBA notes.

While these small businesses are spread across every state and city in the country, some cities stand out as being more welcoming for small companies than others, especially entrepreneurial start-ups just opening their doors.

Have Cash, Will Travel: For Smaller Companies, FX Markets Offer Risk and Opportunity

Have Cash, Will Travel: For Smaller Companies, FX Markets Offer Risk and Opportunity

In the first installation of our new series on “The impact of foreign exchange on small to mid-sized companies" we look at how these sized businesses can effectively manage FX volatility.