Many businesses have situations where employees are performing their duties in very cold conditions. Working in extreme cold temperatures can result in lower work efficiency, illness, injuries and higher accident rates. Learn how to identify and prevent many cold-induced problems at your small business.
The almost steady decline in small business optimism seen through 2015 has stayed on trend for the first month of 2016. The Business Barometer® Index reached a new post-recession low of 54.3 in January—about 10 points below the level associated with normal economic growth.