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May 30, 2023

Small-business jobs growth holds steady in May 

The rate of small business job growth in May was unchanged from April, according to the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch.   The national Small Business Jobs Index – which measures the rate of small business job growth in the U.S. – stands at 99.45, a 0.04 percent decrease from April. Meanwhile, […]

May 26, 2023

Monroe County to host informational open house for small businesses

Monroe County will conduct a Small Business Assistance Open House to provide business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and jobseekers with information on incentives and available programs available through the Division of Economic and Workforce Development.

May 19, 2023

Gen Z surpasses Baby Boomers in the small business workforce  

There are more members of Generation Z in the small business workforce than there are Baby Boomers,

May 18, 2023

Paychex Foundation donates to Junior Achievement  

The gift is part of a $1 million grant from the Paychex Charitable Foundation to Junior Achievement USA, payable over four years.

May 15, 2023

CEO of Economy Products & Solutions carries on late husband’s legacy

Denise Wesley said the company focuses on technological advancements to help make the purchasing experience more streamlined and enjoyable for customers.

May 3, 2023

Business advisory and CPA firm announces name change, new website

Earlier this year, the firm announced a new leadership structure that leaders there said better positioned the organization to continue providing high quality customer service in an increasingly dynamic market.

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May 3, 2023

Small Business hourly earnings growth continues to slow in April 

After increasing every month in 2023, the Small Business Jobs Index, which measures the change in national employment growth for businesses with less than 50 employees, declined slightly by 0.24 percent from March and now stands at 99.49 in April. 

Apr 11, 2023

Rochester residential market shifts: ‘Inventory is worse than it’s ever been’

The residential real estate market continues to cope with persistent low inventory and rising mortgage rates and area professionals expect this trend to continue for the foreseeable future.

Apr 11, 2023

EFPR Group announces trailblazing change  

EFPR Group is making a policy change that reduces the annual hourly requirement for its employees.  

Apr 10, 2023

Several Rochester area advisors named to Best-in-State list  

Forbes rankings of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors and America’s Top Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, are based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, gained through telephone, virtual and in-person due diligence interviews, along with quantitative data. 

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Apr 5, 2023

Small businesses show resiliency during the first quarter of 2023, index shows

The Small Business Jobs Index, which measures employment growth, increased modestly (0.06 percent) from the previous month to 99.73.

Mar 31, 2023

New owner/CEO announced at ConServe  

The company is now owned by Pamela Baird, who previously served as ConServe’s general counsel. Baird also assumes the role of CEO at the firm.