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Harassment Has Gone Haywire

Employers need to realize that we have turned a corner in regard to sexual harassment and will probably never go back to the way things were. In general, this is a good thing; however, employers need to be extra vigilant in protecting themselves from potential liability.

Tax Reform Q&A

Partnered Content Under the new law the deduction for business interest is limited to 30 percent of the company’s taxable income beginning in 2018. Any excess interest that is not deductible in a given year can be carried forward to the next year and potentially taken then, subject to the same 30 percent limitation.

Sisters of Charity: The Power Of Kin

Research shows that kinship care is beneficial for children since it maintains family and community bonds, increases stability, and preserves a sense of identity, culture, and belonging during a time of crisis.

Let’s Work Together

Columbia’s startup community is a hot bed of collaborative activity. Every week at 1 Million Cups, we find out about new partnerships and joint ventures.

Forget Work-Family Balance — Embrace Billable Hours!

Balance may be unrealistic, but there is value in striving to make sure the different parts of your life are in harmony.

Two Enterprising Adaptations For Local Houses

Airbnb, the home rental concept available on the internet, appears to be doing well around Columbia.

S.C. Cities and Towns Tackle Challenges in 2018

Each year, the Municipal Association engages hundreds of municipal officials to identify major challenges facing their cities and towns around the state, and proposes changes in state law that could help meet those challenges.

Those Pesky Phrases

The English language has many little eccentricities where writers can stub their toes because they are unaware of the pitfalls. Here are some more of those words and phrases that fall into no particular category.

Another Look At Scana

Since SCANA, parent of SCE&G, is having a hard time finding believers in its nuclear plant construction stories, maybe another recall can put SCANA where it might insert some veracity into the conversation.

Inclusivity Needs To Be More Than A Buzzword

Inclusivity in business means there are a variety of voices, experiences, and backgrounds contributing to the organization’s decisions.

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