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Could Florida push for laws requiring paid sick leave?

With the worst of the flu season pretty much over with, many Florida residents have been watching the news closely as cities and states across the nation have been tackling the difficult issue of offering compensation during sick leave. And although some businesses here in the state offer paid time off for sick days, it's worth noting that we do not yet have a law that requires companies to do so.

Filing with SEC confirms that Orlando's SeaWorld is going public

As we speculated in a post the other week, Orlando-based SeaWorld is going public. The move seems to indicate that as we emerge from our national recession, consumers feel a bit more free to spend their money on vacations and entertainment, which, of course, is SeaWorld's bread and butter.

Small banks seem to be boosting Orlando's business climate

Access to capital is one of the most important elements to a successful business launch. If a startup has taken time and space in its business formation and planning process to seek out and acquire favorable loans and lines of credit, it is more likely to succeed than would be a business that just takes a slapdash, as-needed approach to financing.

Orlando approves $140K for companies to expand operations in city

The city of Orlando recently announced that it would be offering upwards of $140,000 to two companies that will expand their presences in the city. Although government incentives to private businesses are controversial in some quarters, the migration of good-paying jobs into the Orlando area is indisputably a good thing for our local employment rate, our tax rates and the collective intelligence of our general business community.

Fans go gaga for Orlando's first Wawa

Have you ever heard of Wawa? Maybe not, but the Pennsylvania-based convenience store is being greeted by a groundswell of people who have as it opens its first store in Orlando. This bodes well for the next phase of its business plan -- an expansion into south and central Florida.

Val-Pak distributor's $100M purchase shows adaptable approach to business plan

When it comes to technology, the only thing constant is change. It is essential that any company factor changing technology into its business plan. Failing to take into account the way technology will shape your customer base, your expenses and overall approach to business would be a recipe for failure.

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