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NEWS:  Is S.C. doing enough to grow, maintain small businesses?

NEWS:  Is S.C. doing enough to grow, maintain small businesses?

By Lindsay Street, Statehouse correspondent  |  Unemployment is down. Small business taxes and regulations are down. But there are 25 percent fewer small businesses today than prior to the Great Recession, according to small business advocates.

What’s killing small business in South Carolina? Lack of access to capital, they say. Now, they are eyeing the billions of dollars the state has spent on luring big business and say they want a piece of the pie.

“Regulations are not holding back small business. Taxes are not holding back small business in the state,” said Frank Knapp CEO of the S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce.  

by · 08/04/2017 · News
NEWS: When skill sets don’t match workforce requirements

NEWS: When skill sets don’t match workforce requirements

By Lindsay Street, contributing correspondent | The state’s top educators say all the elements are in place for creating a South Carolina workforce that matches the labor market, but there’s still a disparity between the two.

The 2015 annual report, titled “S.C. labor overeducated for majority of jobs,” by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce illustrates gaps in skills that remain between workforce and labor demands.

According to the DEW report, South Carolina has an “oversupply” of labor with some college or a bachelor of the arts degrees and not enough labor with technical degrees that are in demand.

by · 08/12/2016 · News