How a novice entrepreneur competes with business giants
Quite often you can hear the opinion that if, next to a small store, a hypermarket opens, for example, the store will close very soon. Such an opinion, as a…

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Marketer: instructions for use
The author has been working in the field of marketing for more than a decade. The period has come that is associated with the lack of widespread dissemination of information…

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“The tail steers a dog”, or Three stories of real business
Svetlana Emelyanova, managing partner of STEP Consulting, shares three stories from business practice that describe the resistance of the company's employees to useful changes and innovations, and explains how to…

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Corruption in the company: how to identify kickback schemes and defeat theft

Corruption – or theft in companies – is a very broad topic. Depending on the size of the company, the scope of activity, the presence or absence of a security service, the list of possible schemes varies greatly. Consider the most common cases in small and medium-sized businesses and possible solutions to these issues. Continue reading

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 can an entrepreneur reduce land tax
Mikhail Parishioner talks about contesting the cadastral value of the land as a way to optimize land tax payments and explains how this process is going on, what are the…

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Transferring an employee to self-employed: opportunities and risks
In 2019, a new tax regime appeared in Russia - a tax on professional income. This regime is established by the Federal Law of November 27, 2018 No. 422-ФЗ "On…

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How to prevent a good idea from perishing
Out of 10 business ideas, approximately 7-8 are never realized - these disappointing conclusions are presented in the business press. The root cause of such failures lies in the inability…

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