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eBureau & Oxxford Information Technology Team Up in Strategic Alliance

eBureau and Oxxford Information Technology, a leader in banking, insurance and business analytics, are pleased to announce a long-term strategic alliance to offer a comprehensive solution for accurately assessing fraud and credit risk at time of acquisition and measuring the probability of recovering customer debt from small businesses. With the combination of Oxxford’s business data, representing almost 97 percent of all ... Read More »

Small-business Owners in the USA Lose More Than a Week Every Year to Tax Preparation and Paperwork

According to a recent article by Bloomberg, small-business owners spend on average more than 40 hours — the equivalent of a full workweek — filing their federal taxes every year. One in four spends at least three full weeks on the annual chore. There is also the expense of doing that work.  Only 12 percent of employers filed their taxes on their ... Read More »

Google Aims to Get SMEs to Use BIG Data Analytics Tools

Google is aiming to get SMEs to start using big data analytics tools even as recent trends show even the most elite of businesses are struggling to make sense of the vast swathes of data being collected. Google’s UK enterprise manager Roger De’Ath told V3 he saw big data as an area of expansion for the firm. “I think it’s ... Read More »

NACM Releases Commercial Credit Reporting Fact Sheet

In support of National Small Business Week, the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) released a fact sheet today offering the nation’s small businesses a quick reference document on commercial credit reporting.  The free fact sheet, titled “Commercial Credit Reporting: What Every Company Needs to Know,” provides the smallest of the nation’s firms with the information they need to be able to ... Read More »

US Small Businesses Continue to be Stressed

“The world of the small business is getting tougher and tougher and the US has become a far less friendly place for the entrepreneur” The latest data from the National Federation of Small Business is not going to cheer those looking for some dramatic recovery in the economy in 2013.  It has long been an assumption that the small business ... Read More »

Credit Climate in the USA: Small Business Confidence Wanes –

The latest reading from the National Federation of Independent Business is not all that encouraging as regards the future as the small business optimism index has fallen back to the levels seen in February of 2011. The latest index only dropped another tenth of a point from where it was but the last few readings have been pretty weak.  The ... Read More »