What is profitable for small businesses

Age employees: what the employer needs to know
Elena Sidorenko shares information related to the employment of pre-retirement age employees in the company: whether additional reporting is needed for this, what are the features of concluding an employment…

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5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks
Often, company executives are held criminally liable for actions whose criminality they do not even realize - “ignorance of the law does not exempt from liability”. According to statistics, in…

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Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeni Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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How to love criticism and make the company more creative

Although much is said about the benefits of criticism, often this very word carries a negative connotation. Dmitry Trepolsky explains how, by adapting the critical assessment method used in the creative field, companies can not only make criticism an effective tool for improvement, but also develop their creative potential. Continue reading

How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens and large chain stores

An entrepreneur from Khabarovsk bought a tiny cookie production line. I found a recipe, put together a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple of months I realized that enthusiasm alone is not enough – nobody buys cookies. Stanislav Matushevich tells how he got involved in this business, traveled around the city and the surrounding villages, studded dozens of thresholds and brought the manufacturer an agreement with a large million-dollar network. Continue reading

Who is robbing you and your company right now

Irina Narchemashvili, financial director of ATManagement Group, describes three ways to “leak” money from the company and explains how to prevent employees from robbing themselves and stop stealing from themselves
Every month, a business loses money that it might not lose. Incorrect work with prices, suppliers and the warehouse, lack of marketing, analysis of advertising and sales funnel, poor motivation system with large salaries. Continue reading

Loopholes in the legislation on the dismissal of maternity

In accordance with the current Labor Code of the Russian Federation, the dismissal of a pregnant employee on maternity leave or the mother before her child reaches the age of three years, on the initiative of the employer, is unacceptable. However, there are a number of exceptions to this document whereby an employer has the right to dismiss an employee on maternity leave. Continue reading

“No legs - no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers
Weak, old, and not sufficiently dexterous could not only bring no benefit to the relatives, but they became a burden and a threat. A good solution to the problem was…

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How to conclude a contract with a self-employed
How much noise the self-employed reform made! And all due to the fact that from January 1, 2019, law No. 422-FZ entered into force, which introduced a new tax regime…

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OKR in the company, or Two tools to advance towards ambitious goals
Natalya Gulchevskaya talks about two tools within the company's management system for key results and goals (OKR) - visualization, progress meetings; shares personal experience of its implementation At the first…

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How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens and large chain stores
An entrepreneur from Khabarovsk bought a tiny cookie production line. I found a recipe, put together a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple of months…

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