Talking to council officers and studying the Cycle Enfield plans, it seems many of the claims made in a postcard from the Save Our Green Lanes campaign don’t stack up. It’s not true that “cyclists would have priority over ALL other road users”; that “local people wouldn’t be able to park in Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill to use their local shops, restaurants etc”; or that “businesses wouldn’t be able to receive deliveries”. But even if much of what is written seems misleading, it is accessible and easily digestible – and, going up against a 17-page council consultation document, it seems to be winning local hearts and minds. … [Read more...] about Bike lane blues: why don’t businesses want a £30m cycle-friendly upgrade?
Google local business center
Area business owners are welcome to visit at any weekly Wednesday morning meeting at Round the Clock, 16310 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park. Their first breakfast is free. Meetings begin at 6:45 am and wrap up at 8:00 am. Call Geoff Morris at 708-302-1280 for information. … [Read more...] about Area CPA Named Business Association’s Member of the Month
HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Ho Chi Minh City has applied measures to encourage business households to turn themselves into companies, but the results have not met expectations, according to the municipal government. Figures from the municipal People’s Committee show that the number of business households shifting to company status has fallen in recent years, from 3,675 in 2017 to 3,380 in 2018, and 1,621 in the first eight months of 2019. Nguyen Duc Nghia, chairman of the HCM City Tax Agent Club, said despite the efforts made by the political system, the Government and society, the number of start-ups and household businesses turning into enterprises was still not high. He also pointed to difficulties in encouraging households to form companies, saying that most households are small and that owners are confused about complicated accounting and tax declaration procedures. Most businesses do not clearly understand tax policies. In addition, there … [Read more...] about HCM City: Number of business households turning into companies remains low
So of course, when asked whether Google is akin to a newspaper–an outlet that can face severe repercussions for what it prints and publishes, particularly if the content is fake or proven false–Salgado responded, “We are not a newspaper–we are a platform . . . [that collects information] that can include news from sources such as newspapers.” To which Kennedy replied, “Isn’t that what newspapers do?” … [Read more...] about Senators Grill Facebook, Twitter & Google On Fake News: “Your Power Scares Me”
The industry leaders have joined dozens of other companies and organizations in signing an amicus brief calling on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Court to refuse to allow the Trump administration to enforce the rule, which technology firms have branded "unconscionable." … [Read more...] about Coalition Including Facebook, Google, Amazon Urges Court To Block Trump’s Public Charge Rule Barring Immigrants Who Need Benefits