As part of the relief efforts to help mitigate the devastation caused by Hurricane María, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is providing loans business owners—regardless of the size of their operation—, as well as loans for individuals, property owners, and tenants.
Five years ago, the married couple Joyce Rotgers and Víctor Rivera, both engineers, took the plunge and established Visional Technologies. The business offered dimensional metrology services; in plain language, they measured the components used by manufacturing businesses to
By: Astrid Vélez*
What your business needs to increase sales effectively.
Exporting is one of the main tools business owners have for increasing sales in an effective and healthy way. In difficult times, such as the ones we live in, opportunities arise to conquer new
A grandmother’s wisdom is useful even in business. Evidence of that is Yasiri Álvarez, co-founder of the business Take a Sip. She tells us that she learned from her grandmother about the benefits and medicinal properties of the hibiscus. From there, Yasiri got the idea to
“We work, but we have fun” is one of Jossie Arroyo’s favorite phrases. Jossie is the founder of Bien Cool. The business was born out of a need to supplement her income, and at first she just sold cards for special occasions. Fortunately, the reception to her designs and
You have a long day of work ahead and the medications you need to pick up at the pharmacy will have to wait. This situation that happens to all of us was the spark that led Alberto Santiago to create Entregameds, which, as the name says, is a service that delivers prescription
The best business ideas may be right in front of you, literally. That’s what happened to José Ramírez, a contractor by profession. On a work visit to Vieques, he missed the ferry to return to the main island. Waiting for the next ferry, and stuck at the pier with no
Labor Reform redefines the concept of overtime while allowing agreements for flexible work hours. Learn more about these changes.
The reality is that in many countries and companies, working hours are no longer the typical 40 hours per week, divided into five (5) work days.
Learn about the conducts that can be cause for dismissal and what regulations apply after the approval of the Labor Reform.
As a business owner, you know that good performance by your employees is one of the main keys to your business' success. That's why you need a team you
Business owner, do you know about the changes in calculating the Christmas bonus and disability leaves for your employees? Here is a summary.
The importance of small and medium-size businesses in the Puerto Rico economy is growing daily. For many, they are the hope for