A new survey by Citibank finds that 23 percent of small business owners have gone without pay for at least a year as they work to keep their businesses afloat in a tough economy.
It comes as no surprise that 75 percent of employees in a survey said that having a Summer Friday policy would be an effective tool for increasing productivity. But did anyone think to ask their bosses what they thought about Summer Fridays?
A new survey from Bank of America shows that small business owners are more confident in their local economies than the national economy. And they’re looking for signs of growth in their local economies before they grow their business.
Small business owners were more optimistic in April, but compared to a year ago they haven’t really moved the needle forward on feeling more confident about the economy.