Banking and Finance
With the economy gaining momentum, businesses are facing a different problem — developing a sustainable and skilled workforce.
Over the past 20 years, companies of all shapes and sizes have started to adopt new standards when it comes to the way their employees work. Here's how a modern office environment can help facilitate greater productivity.
Eighty percent of high net worth individuals today didn’t grow up with wealth. They can’t follow the example set by their parents and grandparents, and they may not know the right questions to ask financial advisers. But using tools like a charitable trust or family foundation, people are able to support their core values while teaching their heirs how to manage money and give back to society.
Dealing with performance issues in the workplace can be difficult for employers, but it’s important to look at these issues from two angles. First, is the employer doing everything he or she can to facilitate the employee’s success? And secondly, is the employee doing what is requested of him or her relative to the employer’s stated expectations?
Accounting & Consulting
Equipment acquired for use in manufacturing or research and development could be partially exempt from California’s sales and use tax under a new exemption signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.