Small Business Employment Index

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Small Business Revenue Falls for Eighth Month, Employment Increases

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For the first time since small business employment dipped in April, we saw the beginnings of an uptick in October, according to Intuit's November Small Business Employment Index, which reports on data from Oct. 24 to Nov. 23. Overall, 30,000 new jobs were added. Michigan and Kansas saw the biggest declines in employment, while Utah and [...]
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New Small Business Employment Index Model Reveals Grim Employment Numbers and Woeful Revenues

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This month, Intuit has updated its Employment Index with new government data and more than doubled its sample set of customer data to better forecast the state of American small businesses.  This month’s indexes show that small business employment numbers have been dropping since May, while revenues have been dropping since February. This morning Intuit [...]
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Small Business Revenue Declines for the Sixth Consecutive Month: What's (Potentially) Good About That?

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This morning Intuit released the latest edition of the Intuit Small Business Indexes, which again revealed mixed results.  Compensation and hours worked for small business employees is still on the rise, but small business revenue has declined for the sixth consecutive month. And while small business employment is still growing, it is at a rate so [...]
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August 2012 Intuit Small Business Indexes: Small Businesses Hurt, Revenues Decrease Again

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This morning Intuit released the latest installment of the Intuit Small Business Indexes, which reveal tepid results. While employment is still growing, the growth rate is slowing down. Small business employment increased by 0.16 percent in August -- down from a revised growth rate of 0.2 percent in July -- while revenues continued to decline for [...]
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July 2012 Intuit Small Business Indexes: Employment Up, Revenue Down

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This morning we released the latest installment of the Intuit Small Business Indexes, which reveal mixed results. Employment saw a tepid growth of 0.17 percent growth last month, while revenue was down across all industries tracked by the revenue index. This edition of the indexes reports on July employment, compensation, and hours worked, along with [...]
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Intuit Small Business Indexes: Employment Up, Revenue Down

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This morning we released the latest Intuit Small Business Indexes, which reveal the strongest employment growth we've seen since March 2012, though revenue overall is down. This edition of the indexes reports on June employment, compensation, and hours worked, along with the May revenue figures of U.S. small businesses. Here are some highlights: Employment Index [...]
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Two More Years of Growth Needed to Reach Pre-Recession Levels

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According to the latest installment of the monthly Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes, small business revenues and employment are slowly growing at a rate that could get us back to pre-recession levels in two years. Revenue Growth The latest installment of the Intuit Small Business Revenue Index shows that revenues took an upturn [...]
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The Intuit Small Business Revenue Index: A New Gauge of U.S. Small Business Health

We've been working on the development of a new monthly measure of small business revenue for some time now, and today we are excited to share the inaugural Intuit Small Business Revenue Index with you. The Revenue Index complements Intuit’s monthly Small Business Employment Index to provide a more holistic picture of the economic health [...]
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