Reading Time: 3 minutes Outsourcing certain business functions to third-party service providers is not a new concept. Businesses have been outsourcing functions like payroll, IT and human resources for years. However, many companies haven’t given much thought to outsourcing their accounting and finance functions. There are many advantages of outsourced accounting — including freeing up your team to.
Reading Time: 7 minutes What do Family Feud hosts and DCAA have in common? They both use surveys to find the best answers. While Steve Harvey exclaims “Survey says!?” during the hit game show to see if a contestant has found the best answer to a question, DCAA uses the Pre-Award Survey to determine whether a contractor has found.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Although government contracting work is often considered low risk, this industry is not without risk as many contractors experienced at the beginning of this year. December 22, 2018 marked the first of 35 days in the partial government shutdown, by far the longest government shutdown in recorded history. Nearly 800,000 federal workers and.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Every company, big or small, should have a mission statement. Why? When carefully conceived and well written, a mission statement can serve as a beacon to the world — letting everyone know what the business stands for and where it’s headed. It can build customer loyalty and mobilize people behind a common cause..
Reading Time: 2 minutes For many years, owners of small and midsize businesses looked at outsourcing much like some homeowners viewed hiring a cleaning person. That is, they saw it as a luxury. But no more — in today’s increasingly specialized economy, outsourcing has become a common way to cut costs and obtain expert assistance. Why would.
Reading Time: 2 minutes For many companies, there comes a time when owners must decide whether to renew a lease, move on to a different one or buy new (or pre-existing) space. In some cases, it’s a relatively easy decision. Maybe you’re happy where you are and feel like such a part of the local community that.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As a business owner, you know that it’s easy to spend nearly every working hour on the multitude of day-to-day tasks and crises that never seem to end. It’s essential to your company’s survival, however, to find time for strategic planning. Lost in the weeds Business owners put off strategic planning for.