Cash maketh the SMB: How to ensure your small business always has cash in the bank

In the words of a successful entrepreneur, profit may be optional, but cash is mandatory. All decisions regarding customers and contracts impact the amount of cash the business generates. SME owners dislike losing orders. The fear of losing the order occasionally clouds decisions about the order profitability or its capability to […]

‘Ensure Classes Are Held Regularly’, Partha Chatterjee Tells Teachers’ Body

West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee (file) Kolkata: West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Sunday asked the members of Trinamool Congress-controlled primary teachers’ association to ensure regular classes in schools. “I have urged the members of our association to see to it that teachers regularly take classes and students also […]

I respect academia, will ensure all are partners in progress: Prakash Javadekar

New HRD minister Prakash Javadekar (centre). Photo: PTI New Delhi: A day before he formally takes charge as human resource development (HRD) minister, Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday sounded a note of conciliation with stakeholders in the education sector and promised to try and take everyone along. Javadekar also stressed his […]

How Raghuram Rajan and Jaitley have been working to ensure that rate cuts don’t go wasted

Image credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP The lay observer wouldn’t be faulted for thinking more than half of all stories in the pink papers are about the Reserve Bank of India’s interest rates: Businessmen (and the finance minister) demanding cheaper rates, economists arguing that this will cause inflation and analysts hedging. The Economic […]