small business http://kmuw.org en Kansas Gets 'A' Grade For Small Business-Friendly Practices http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-gets-grade-small-business-friendly-practices <p>Kansas received an "A" grade again this year from <a href="http://www.thumbtack.com/ks/#2013/state">Thumbtack.com's Small Business Survey</a>. The grade was the seventh highest in the country.</p><p>The survey bases its grades on data gathered from a nationwide group of more than 7,000 small business owners, freelancers and entrepreneurs in order to rank the best places in the country to do business. The rankings were released in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation.</p><p>Kansas received its overall A grade thanks to a strong showing in several categories:</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:04:17 +0000 Kate Clause 15123 at http://kmuw.org Working For Small Biz May Be Hazardous To Your Health http://kmuw.org/post/working-small-biz-may-be-hazardous-your-health <p>A new report from a health care think tank says workers at small firms are far more likely to lack health insurance- and miss out on needed health care- than their peers at bigger companies.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:56:41 +0000 Bryan Thompson 7849 at http://kmuw.org