small business http://kuer.org en Grants Help Small Businesses Reduce Emissions http://kuer.org/post/grants-help-small-businesses-reduce-emissions <p></p><p>Small businesses now have access to funding that will help improve air quality. The <a href="http://www.ucair.org/grants-loans/">UCAIR Air Assist program</a> offers funds to small businesses to buy equipment upgrades that will reduce emissions. The first grant recipient is an auto body shop in Salt Lake City.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:47:37 +0000 Andrea Smardon 42937 at http://kuer.org Grants Help Small Businesses Reduce Emissions “Hair Maidens” Open Utah’s First Lice Clinic http://kuer.org/post/hair-maidens-open-utah-s-first-lice-clinic <p></p><p>What do you do if someone in your family has head lice? Not so long ago, you had to make do with home treatment. Now, Salt Lake City has its first ever lice clinic.</p><p>They call themselves <a href="http://www.utahhairmaidens.com/">Hair Maidens</a>, and they consider lice their calling. Co-owners Rita Skolnick and Ashley Hafer saw a need in Utah and decided to fill it. Hafer is a nurse and a mom.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:58:34 +0000 Andrea Smardon 40817 at http://kuer.org “Hair Maidens” Open Utah’s First Lice Clinic Utah Small Business Owners Brace for Healthcare Reform http://kuer.org/post/utah-small-business-owners-brace-healthcare-reform <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Small business owners convened at the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake on Tuesday to learn about the Affordable Care Act and significant changes coming in health care. The Salt Lake Chamber along with insurance company SelectHealth released a survey revealing that the Affordable Care Act is perceived negatively by a majority of businesses, but that many of those businesses are also uninformed about the requirements of the law.</span></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:10:41 +0000 Andrea Smardon 35212 at http://kuer.org Utah Small Business Owners Brace for Healthcare Reform KUER News Pod: Tuesday March 19, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-march-19-2013 <p>A gay rights organization takes on Utah’s Amendment 3, Salt Lake County expands their small business loan program, and Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love could be gearing up for a rematch with Congressman Jim Matheson.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F83986315&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 18:33:25 +0000 Brian Grimmett 26578 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday March 19, 2013 Study Reveals Small Business Priorities in Upcoming Election http://kuer.org/post/study-reveals-small-business-priorities-upcoming-election <p>A new national survey reveals the most important issues to small business owners in this year’s election.&nbsp; Utah is in line with national trends - rating the economy as the most important issue.&nbsp; But the Beehive state parts ways with the rest of the country on which Presidential candidate is a better supporter of small businesses.&nbsp;</p><p>George Washington University and Thumbtack.com surveyed more than 6000 small businesses across the country.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 22:13:30 +0000 Andrea Smardon 19961 at http://kuer.org