19% of Small Businesses Reduced Employees Because of Obamacare
CNBC asks and answers the question Will Obamacare Hurt Jobs? It's Already Happening, Poll Finds
Small business owners' fear of the effect of the new health-care reform law on their bottom line is prompting many to hold off on hiring and even to shed jobs in some cases, a recent poll found.
A Gallup random dial poll of 607 small businesses conducted November 12-16 2012 asked the question "Over the next 12 months, do you expect the overall number of job positions at your company to increase a lot, increase a little, stay the same, decrease a little, or decrease a lot?"
The net survey results show Small-Business Owners' Hiring Intentions Plunge.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) will release their April survey on Tuesday, June 14th. Here is a pre-release of the employment results from NFIB: NFIB Jobs Statement: On Main Street, Job Creation is Collapsing“After solid job gains early in the year, progress has slowed to a trickle ... meaningful job creation on Main Street has collapsed....
The question of the day is "Why Aren't Small Businesses Hiring?" Most of the answers should be obvious, but let's take a look at a recent Gallup Poll on Hiring to confirm.85% of those surveyed -- are most likely to say the reasons they are not doing so include not needing additional employees; worries about weak business conditions, inclu
Research has found that 25 per cent of small business owners feel overwhelmed with the running of their own business at times, according to a survey by Hiscox Insurance. Many owners also end up spending much of their working days performing tasks such as ordering stationery, manning reception, cleaning offices and dealing with invoices. For those who are burning the candle at both ends, there is a solution.
This week is National Small Business Week, described as a time to recognize and celebrate the special impact made by outstanding American entrepreneurs and small business owners, according the event's sponsor, the Small Business Administration. So it's a good time to ask the question, What's the biggest barri