It Figures 10/05 The cost of complying with federal regulations, wasting time at work and more
Only the Loan-lyWhere do small businesses go to borrow money?
|56%||of businesses have at least oneloan outstanding.|
|29%||have at least one transactionloan from a nonbank lender outstanding.|
|25%||have at least one transactionloan from a bank outstanding.|
|25%||have at least one line of creditfrom a bank outstanding.|
|5%||have at least one line of creditfrom a nonbank lender outstanding.|
|Source: SBA, "Availability of Financing toSmall Firms Using the Survey of Small Business Finances"|
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|Source: SBA, "Availability of Financing to Small FirmsUsing the Survey of Small Business Finances"|
39% ofend users admit clicking embedded links in spam;
11%have purchased products or services from spam e-mails.
Statistic Source:Mirapoint/Radicati Group
|Complying with federalregulations costs businesses with fewer than 20 employees nearly|
60% morethan larger firms.
Statistic Source:SBA Office of Advocacy
45% ofsmall businesses will upgrade their desktop applications within theyear.
48% ofemployees say they travel for work less frequently compared to fiveyears ago.
Statistic Source:Robert Half International
|The average workerwastes more than|
2 hoursevery day.
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