Small businesses play a big role in the success of the Hoosier economy. Accounting for two out of every three new jobs, small companies create economic opportunities for small and large communities alike.
By partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration, INBiz users now have greater access to a range of federal resources, including everything from strategic planning to employee education. Read on for more detail about specific SBA initiatives.
Access to Capital (business... Read More
By maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, employers carry immense responsibility.
INSafe, a nonenforcement division of the Indiana Department of Labor, provides free consultation services designed to help employers remain proactive by identifying and correcting conditions that could be harmful to workers.
The agency’s goal is strictly to keep the Hoosier workforce safe — not to impose fines on employers.
As long as employers agree to correct any serious hazards identified during... Read More
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, accounting for two of every three new jobs in our country. INBiz recognizes the potential small businesses hold and wants to foster the ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit we see in our small business owners. The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is designed to do just that, offering a one-stop shop for Hoosier entrepreneurs looking to launch or grow a business.
With a network of locations across the state, the... Read More
DWD New Hire Website
Employee growth is always something to celebrate, but employers also have a responsibility to report new hires. Under both federal and state law, employers must report new hires to the Indiana New Hire Reporting Center within 20 days of their hire date. This process, which is completed as part of the New Hire Reporting Program of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), can be completed through DWD’s new hire website, IN-NewHire.com.
The new site includes... Read More
At first glance, notary public might not seem like the flashiest profession. But as sworn public officials, they witness some of the most important moments in people’s lives, including adoptions, marriages, mortgage signings and more. Notaries are appointed to eight-year terms by the Secretary of State and are responsible for administering oaths, serving as impartial witnesses and verifying people’s identities.
Becoming a notary public is a simple process that can open a lot of doors for... Read More