Getting Ahead – Credit Repair Assistance Workshop Series

Learn how to achieve your personal financial goals.

This five-session workshop series, held once a week for two hours each session beginning Tuesday, July 29, will provide a basic overview of how to manage one’s personal finances. It is designed to empower individuals to take control of their financial lives and to give individuals the tools needed to achieve their financial goals.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014 is here! Enjoy three-course prix-fixe dining at nearly 300 of the City’s finest restaurants from now through August 15.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014 is here! Enjoy three-course prix-fixe dining at nearly 300 of the City’s finest restaurants from now through August 15.

NYC Business Solutions Bronx Center Information Session

Join us for a detailed overview of the NYC Business Solutions set of services and discover which is most suitable for your business. Attendees will also receive information about accessing financing for their businesses.

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time: 4 – 7 p.m.

Location: NYC Business Solutions Bronx Center, 400 East Fordham Road, 7th Fl. (entrance on Webster Avenue), Bronx, NY 10458

RSVP: Natalie Williams at (718) 960-7916 or via e-mail (please include your name, business name, phone number & e-mail address)

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It’s Paid Sick Leave Day.
Employees covered by NYC’s new Paid Sick Leave law will be able to begin using accrued leave on July 30, 2014.
Under the law, certain employers now must provide sick leave so employees can care for themselves or a family member.
Know your rights and responsibilities, find more information from New York City Department of Consumer Affairs here.

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It’s Paid Sick Leave Day.

Employees covered by NYC’s new Paid Sick Leave law will be able to begin using accrued leave on July 30, 2014.

Under the law, certain employers now must provide sick leave so employees can care for themselves or a family member.

Know your rights and responsibilities, find more information from New York City Department of Consumer Affairs here.

Experts Address Concerns of City Small Business Owners | City & State

Maria Torres-Springer, the commissioner of the city’s Department of Small Business Services kicked off the event with brief remarks, pointing out that small businesses represent nearly 95 percent of all businesses in the city, and employ nearly half of the private sector workforce. Torres-Springer also ran through a list of new initiatives from the de Blasio administration that included a new tech talent pipeline, the creation of the Jobs for New Yorkers task force, a business mentorship program, and a craft entrepreneur program in Spanish, as well as more aggressive outreach to immigrant communities.

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Expanding NYC Business Acceleration to retail and industrial businesses will help even more businesses start, operate and grow in New York City,” said Maria Torres-Springer, commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services.

Down to Business: Making Your Restaurant/Bar Last

Do you own a restaurant or bar? Join us on Tuesday, July 29, for a free business course that will get you well on your way of becoming a successful restaurant/bar owner. Class participants will explore the top 10 things they should know in order to continue to grow their business.

Solutions To Help Immigrant Entrepreneurs

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By Rodrigo Camarena, NYC Business Solutions Program Manager

For decades New York City has been at the center of global innovation, entrepreneurship, culture, and creativity. From innovative new tech and media companies to trendsetting fashions and world-class cuisine, New York City is home to some of the world’s most dynamic new businesses and game-changing ideas. An important ingredient in our City’s ingenuity and economic success are New York’s foreign-born entrepreneurs who own more than a third of the City’s more than 200,000 small businesses and 1 in 6 businesses nationally.

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