June 17, 2019

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| 9/17/2018

Florida workers’ comp rates going down again, but future challenges remain

Florida businesses could see another significant rate decrease in workers’ compensation rates next year if Florida regulators approve the latest filing from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). But the trend of lower rates may not last for long as two-year-old Florida Supreme Court decisions begin to catch up with insurer loss experience. More from the Insurance Journal.

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» Workers Comp to cover PTSD for first responders starting Oct. 1

Sales and Marketing Advice
How to create a powerful 'strategic positioning statement' (and why you need it)

The goal of every business is to capture the target buyer’s attention with a compelling message that leads to revenue. The "cha ching!" of the cash register or the buzz of your smartphone with an online payment confirmation are sweet sounds indeed. Read Ron Stein's full column.

Brevard tourism director's salary up for debate

Members of the advisory Brevard County Tourist Development Council have some advice for county management: pay the head of the tourism agency more. The county is beginning a search for a new executive director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism to replace Eric Garvey, who resigned his $128,546-a-year job to take a position in the private sector. More from Florida Today.

More than 3,000 jobs available at 'mega' fair in Sunrise

The mega job fairs are back. With thousands of job openings and fewer unemployed workers in South Florida, some companies are turning to job fairs to find talent. On Wednesday, more than 3,000 jobs will be available at a fair in Sunrise. More from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Space Florida preps for small satellite launches at Cape Canaveral

Space Florida is taking its plans to capitalize on the growing small rocket business seriously. Florida's economic development agency for the aerospace industry inked a deal with the U.S. Air Force for Space Launch Complex 20 at the Cape Canaveral Spaceport. More from the Orlando Business Journal.

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Annual Reports

 What is an annual report? An annual report is a required report that is used to update or confirm the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations’ records. The annual report is not a financial statement.

» More from Florida Small Business.


Business Profile
Train, Fight, Win

floridaOne Tallahassee entrepreneur wants to knock out the stereotype that women can't dominate in the business world. Alissa Rudloe opened "Train, Fight, Win" in Tallahassee six years ago. It offers a range of mixed martial arts and fitness classes. Rudloe is part of a rise of women owning businesses.

» Read more from WTXL.

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And Two if By Sea official trailer starring C.J. and Damien Hobgood
And Two if By Sea official trailer starring C.J. and Damien Hobgood

Role models, inspirational, down-to-earth, gutsy. Those were some of the words from a sold-out audience in Melbourne, thanking surfing stars C.J. and Damien Hobgood of Satellite Beach for their documentary, "And Two if By Sea." 

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