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Franchisees Fear Obamacare as Uncertainty Paralyzes Growth
Franchises

Franchisees Fear Obamacare as Uncertainty Paralyzes Growth

Franchisees are putting holds on expansion and cutting full-time employees in an attempt to temper expenses from health-care reform.
Kate Taylor
OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare
Starting a Business

OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare

What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare.
Scott Shane
How to Encourage Employee Wellness Without Being a Jerk
Growth Strategies

How to Encourage Employee Wellness Without Being a Jerk

Lessons on how to build an employee wellness program from Penn State's recent misstep, to three companies who are getting it right.
Entrepreneur Staff
Franchise Sector Seen Growing Faster Than Broader Economy; Health Care, Regulation Top Franchisee Concerns
Franchises

Franchise Sector Seen Growing Faster Than Broader Economy; Health Care, Regulation Top Franchisee Concerns

While the franchise sector is forecast to grow faster than the broader economy, franchisees are concerned by increasing government regulations and pessimistic about the future of small business.
Kate Taylor
Obamacare Already Shrinking Small-Business Job Growth
Growth Strategies

Obamacare Already Shrinking Small-Business Job Growth

Despite what defenders of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act claim, business owners report that they are cutting jobs and hours because of the new law.
Scott Shane
How the U.S. Health-Care System Stacks Up Against the Rest of the World (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

How the U.S. Health-Care System Stacks Up Against the Rest of the World (Infographic)

With health care one of the most hotly debated subjects right now, here is a look at where the U.S. stands in terms of health-care costs and services.
Kathleen Davis
Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First
Growth Strategies

Changing Your Health Plan Due to Obamacare? Survey Staffers First

Getting your team's input should be one of your first steps to prepare for the new health reforms.
Arlene Weintraub
For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike
Finance

For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike

Consumer advocates and security experts warn that the implementation of the new health-care changes will create opportunities for fraudsters to steal consumers' money and personal information.
Your Company's Obamacare Game Plan
Growth Strategies

Your Company's Obamacare Game Plan

Bookmark this benefit strategy timeline to make the most of the year-long extension.
Arlene Weintraub
Fewer Than 50 Staffers? Your Four Main Obamacare Options
Growth Strategies

Fewer Than 50 Staffers? Your Four Main Obamacare Options

A recent webinar outlines the choices businesses need to make under the Affordable Care Act.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound
Finance

OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

When it comes to the increased trend of adding part-time jobs under Obamacare, what looks like a 'win-win' is actually a 'lose-lose' for businesses.
Ray Hennessey
Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch
Entrepreneurs

Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch

For millions of young Americans who don't now have health insurance, the president is leaning on celebs to spread the word about signing up.
Diana Ransom
Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy
Growth Strategies

Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

Small-business owners will soon be able to enroll for health insurance on new, online marketplaces. Health-care experts weigh in on how that process might look.
Catherine Clifford
Doctors Skeptical and Confused About Obamacare, Survey Finds
Growth Strategies

Doctors Skeptical and Confused About Obamacare, Survey Finds

Many physicians admit that they are not familiar with a number of important aspects of the Affordable Care Act.