From juggling compliance issues to dealing with escalating workforce costs, human resource professionals are finding more and more responsibilities on their plates. Our panel of HR leaders discusses these topics, as well as the new strategic ro...September 1, 2012
An examination of four divisive issues. WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON?
SHOULD UTAH CONTINUE PROVIDING IN-STATE TUITION FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS?
By Heather Stewart
Of course, says Paul Mero of the Sutherland Institute, a conservative think tank based in Salt Lake City.
“Frankly, it’s just no...September 1, 2012
Utah County is facing tremendous growth. Construction is up and major tech companies are locating or expanding in the county. And though the area is still experiencing a talent shortage, local business leaders see optimism in the area’s i...September 1, 2012
Conquering the Present Business World with Lessons from the Past
For more than 10 years, Utah Business has been spotlighting some of the state’s longest-lasting companies and organizations. Is it getting old yet? Actually, yes. These companies are all getting old—old and experienced, and wrinkled...September 1, 2012
Protecting Against the Risk of Double Payment
Since construction is a credit-based business, and since contractor and material suppliers extend millions of dollars of credit each year in the form of labor and materials, Utah law allows contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers to ...September 1, 2012
New Recording Rules about to Launch
Significant change is coming to the way companies account for their leases. The standard-setting board in the United States, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), has proposed rules that will treat all leases similar to “capita...September 1, 2012
Pivotal Lessons about Educational Progress
I am a product of Utah’s public schools. I grew up in the East Millcreek area and attended Olympus High School. I did my undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Utah (yes, I bleed red). I also have two children—Rosie an...September 1, 2012
Local Companies Implement Tobacco-free Policies
It was not a surprise for MediConnect Global employees, since they had known about the company’s tobacco-free policy since May 2011. Reality, however, didn’t truly hit them until they read the eventual memo issued in September and r...September 1, 2012
How to Stay Focused and Energetic on Business Trips
After making it through airport security, you dash to your gate, grabbing a large cinnamon roll and jumbo-size coffee along the way. On your flight, you munch on salty peanuts and pretzels, guzzling Diet Coke to keep you awake so you can, liter...September 1, 2012
Utah Small Businesses Enjoying Growth Again
During tough economic times, small businesses are often the first to feel the crunch. The good news is that a gradual economic improvement is helping small Utah businesses to thrive again.
When small businesses are hiring, it means good thi...September 1, 2012
Finding Tranquility at Utah’s Top Spas
Utah’s diverse landscape and seasons promote the relaxation of its inhabitants—and the state has no shortage of high-end luxury spas that are close enough to go for an hour, a day or a full-blown vacation. Here is a sneak peek of fo...September 1, 2012
New down payment assistance mortgages from Utah Housing Corporation are fueling sales of low to moderate priced housing. Some 1,619 Utahns have obtained Utah Housing Corporation mortgages so far this year, at a pace that is almost double the vo...August 31, 2012
Rocky Mountain Care Foundation 501(c)(3) announced its DUO (Do Unto Others) program has begun to help homeowners living in Davis County.
“We are thrilled to start our ‘DUO’ program,” said Dede Fluette, executive dire...August 31, 2012
DAVID R. DUNN, S.E., LEED AP, has passed the 16-hour Structural Engineering exam. Dunn received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Utah in 2005, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He joined Dunn Associates in 2005 and brings an exper...August 31, 2012
Utah Business magazine is pleased to announce the 2012 Sustainable Business Awards (formerly the Green Business Awards). This program honors the best sustainable business practices and efforts in Utah, recognizing companies, communities and ind...August 31, 2012