850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine June-July 2010

It Pays to Tow the OSHA Line

Don’t Side-step Safety Violations You can’t rely on luck to keep your workplace safe, say health and safety consultants By Jason Dehart Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine It started out as a nice accomplishment that…

Sometimes It Takes a Community to Run a Store

Where a Community Gathers Red Bay Grocery is a business reborn on the road less traveled — thanks to its customers and community By Scott Jackson Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine Small, rural communities dot…

How Business Fared in the 2010 Legislative Session

The Pro-Business Approach Florida lawmakers worked to get the state’s economy back on track with a variety of measures favored by the state’s business interests. By Linda Kleindienst Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine   Florida’s…

Water for People Gets Support in Northwest Florida

According to UNICEF, more than 1 billion  people around the world have no access to clean drinking water. An additional 2.6 billion people lack proper sanitation. Employees of American Water, the largest investor-owner water and wastewater utility company in the…

How's the Economy Treating Small Business?

The 850 Economic Road Test From Havana to Pensacola, 850 hits the road in Northwest Florida to test the economic waters of small business By Lilly Rockwell with Zandra Wolfgram and Tony Bridges Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue…

Save Money on Worker's Comp NOW

Lowering the Cost of Doing Business Major reforms of the state’s workers’ compensation laws in 2003 have resulted in fewer claims filed by employees and better insurance rates for businesses By Christine Jordan Sexton Originally published in the June/July 2010…