Special Report

Sep 13, 2022

Small businesses don’t have to be big to hire a CFO

When businesses want a CFO in the building, but don’t necessarily have the funds to hire one directly, they do have options, including outsourcing or contracting part-time with a retired CFO.

Sep 12, 2022

Employees expect benefits packages that enhance work/life balance

Today’s job candidates seek voluntary access to accident or disability coverage as part of a total compensation package, as well as opportunities for advancement and training.

Sep 9, 2022

Business incubators help medtech startups bring their ideas to life

Technology incubators, such as NextCorps at Sibley Square, can help innovators access these needed resources and provide other valuable services.

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Sep 7, 2022

New frontier: Telemedicine is here to stay

In March 2022, 22% of Americans had utilized some type of telehealth services in the past four weeks, according to U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey data.

Sep 6, 2022

Machine learning helps doctors practice art of medicine

Predictive analytics may date back to when Hippocrates had his fourth patient and compared the ailments in that person to those he had seen in his previous three; but tracking trends just by taking notes is cumbersome and inefficient.

Aug 31, 2022

Considerations for cloud-based accounting platforms

Businesses of all sizes and across industries are increasingly moving to cloud-based solutions for a number of functions, including cloud-based accounting.

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Aug 30, 2022

IRS, SEC, other regulatory changes may affect your business

“There’s been a shift in clients looking to us to provide proactive services, rather than just compliance,” said Mark Kovaleski, managing partner of the Rochester-based Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP a public accounting firm, where he has been a team member for almost twenty-five years.

Aug 29, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act and the IRS: What you need to know

With $25.3 billion allocated for operations support and $3.2 billion for taxpayer services, the IRS will get a much needed shot in the arm to provide taxpayers with more responsive, efficient service.

Aug 24, 2022

Food manufacturers, sellers embrace sustainability

The sustainability trend is likely to continue, as younger Gen Z and Millennial consumers are more likely than older consumers to purchase plant-based and environmentally-friendly food options.

Aug 23, 2022

Automation helps local companies keep pace with increasing demand for favorite foods, beverages

The Rochester Business Journal talked to four manufacturers of favorite and emerging brands in the region to find out how automation helps them, their employees, and their customers.

Aug 22, 2022

Important factors for food & beverage manufacturers when considering M&A

The current economy may provide a prime opportunity for mergers and acquisitions, as it allows expansion and to own more of the market share for larger, more stable corporations.

Aug 17, 2022

Colleges and universities adapt to changing demographics, student preferences

Dramatic demographic shifts, along with changes to how and where students want to learn, are leading to a substantial transformation of recruitment and instruction strategies at higher education institutions.