To earn bonuses, you need to work with the bank longer and connect more of its products. Alfa-Bank has launched a new bonus program for small businesses. As part of this offer, entrepreneurs can accumulate bonuses and spend them on their needs. Points can be used both within the bank and withdraw them to other […]
Entrepreneurs noticed a new advertisement that suggests using smartphones instead of the usual cash registers – but the Federal Tax Service said that this was illegal. One of the Russian companies began to advertise an unusual service – connecting a smartphone instead of an online cash register. But in fact, this practice is illegal, because […]
There are many measures of social support for small and medium-sized businesses in Russia, and most of them are implemented for budget money. Basically, these are My Business centers in the regions, as well as the work of the SME Corporation. However, there is also a non-governmental initiative under which small businesses can receive financial […]
S7 Airlines launched the Weighty Miles project to support Russian business. Passengers will be able to share their miles with entrepreneurs, and the airline will convert them into free kilograms for cargo transportation using S7 Logistics. RB was told about this in the press service of the company.
In March 2022, there was a new outbreak of coronavirus in the PRC, which only recently began to weaken, and employees were released from quarantine. However, entrepreneurs still feel the consequences of the Chinese lockdown — difficulties with logistics, higher transportation costs and the destruction of the built supply chain. The situation is aggravated by […]
Instructions on how to participate in government projects – what should businesses take into account?
The market has swung again. Foreign customers and contractors have left, domestic companies are cutting budgets, ambitious newcomers are joining the fight for vacant niches. When even industry leaders are shaking, only one player has stable orders, says Igor Nitochkin, CEO of the international testing agency Qualitica. He told how to start participating in state […]
X5 Group has completed the spin-off of online businesses into a separate entity, X5 Digital. The food retail company announced such plans a year ago.
The imposition of sanctions has led to problems that are in many ways reminiscent of the 2020 coronavirus crisis. The difference is only in the consequences. Alexandra Gerasimova, CEO of Fitmost, spoke about how these crises are similar and how they differ, and what entrepreneurs should do now to save their business. The service was […]
The Central Bank proposed to change the criteria for classifying companies as small and medium-sized businesses
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation proposed to change the criteria for classifying companies as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The regulator believes that now the unified register of SMEs includes a large number of companies that are “difficult to attribute to this segment.”
It doesn’t matter where you’re going to turn to for support, goodwill and credit history are the starting points to get an idea of what you can expect. How to attract investments at the start and get a grant in your region, says Kira Lubich, director of the management company of the international network Real […]