Tag Archives: businesses

How to make businesses GST-compliant? Make GST business-compliant

The market encourages suppliers who are GST-compliant. Photo: Mint The goods and services tax (GST) is a fundamental revolution in the way we think about indirect taxes. It has created a single market, helping move goods seamlessly across states. The GST system has enrolled close to 10 million businesses onto a single national technology backbone, the GSTN (GST… Read More »

WhatsApp Business App Launched for Small Businesses; Only Available on Android for Now

The WhatsApp Business standalone app was announced by Facebook on Wednesday in an effort to make business communication with customers more streamlined for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) on the popular messaging platform. A part of its WhatsApp for Business initiative that was first officially announced back in September last year and tested with businesses like BookMyShow and MakeMyTrip in India since, the… Read More »

The A to Z of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and ICOs for Small Businesses

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have been a hot topic in finance circles this year. Bitcoin skyrocketed to almost $20,000, causing some businesses to get involved in bitcoin primarily to ride the hype. It then lost 30 percent in one day which led to suspended trading. 16+ million Bitcoins valued at more than $213… Read More »

TUC and businesses urge Theresa May to act on rights of migrants

Leaders say uncertainty over 3.2m EU citizens in UK will inflict ‘serious damage’ on economy British business and the trade union movement have made an unprecedented joint demand to Theresa May to guarantee immediately the rights of European Union migrants to remain in the UK, warning that further uncertainty will inflict serious damage on the British economy. In… Read More »

TOP 10 CITIES FOR WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES IN AMERICA

The financial website WalletHub wanted to know what places offered the best environment for women entrepreneurs . So it looked at the 100 largest metropolitan regions in the country. It compared them across 10 key metrics, indicating friendliness toward female entrepreneurs, and included measures such as average revenue growth of women-owned businesses, presence of women’s business centers and… Read More »

Jaitley invites Aussie businesses to invest in India

On his first day in Sydney, Mr. Jaitley inaugurated ‘Make in India’ conference where he strongly pitched for foreign investments in India. Showcasing significant investment opportunities in manufacturing and infrastructure sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has invited Australian businesses to come and invest in India as he wraps up his four-day visit to the Asia Pacific country. During… Read More »