New Recording Rules about to Launch
Significant change is coming to the way companies account for their leases. The standard-setting board in the United States, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), has proposed rules that will treat all leases similar to “capita...September 1, 2012
Pivotal Lessons about Educational Progress
I am a product of Utah’s public schools. I grew up in the East Millcreek area and attended Olympus High School. I did my undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Utah (yes, I bleed red). I also have two children—Rosie an...September 1, 2012
Local Companies Implement Tobacco-free Policies
It was not a surprise for MediConnect Global employees, since they had known about the company’s tobacco-free policy since May 2011. Reality, however, didn’t truly hit them until they read the eventual memo issued in September and r...September 1, 2012
How to Stay Focused and Energetic on Business Trips
After making it through airport security, you dash to your gate, grabbing a large cinnamon roll and jumbo-size coffee along the way. On your flight, you munch on salty peanuts and pretzels, guzzling Diet Coke to keep you awake so you can, liter...September 1, 2012
Utah Small Businesses Enjoying Growth Again
During tough economic times, small businesses are often the first to feel the crunch. The good news is that a gradual economic improvement is helping small Utah businesses to thrive again.
When small businesses are hiring, it means good thi...September 1, 2012
Finding Tranquility at Utah’s Top Spas
Utah’s diverse landscape and seasons promote the relaxation of its inhabitants—and the state has no shortage of high-end luxury spas that are close enough to go for an hour, a day or a full-blown vacation. Here is a sneak peek of fo...September 1, 2012
New down payment assistance mortgages from Utah Housing Corporation are fueling sales of low to moderate priced housing. Some 1,619 Utahns have obtained Utah Housing Corporation mortgages so far this year, at a pace that is almost double the vo...August 31, 2012
Rocky Mountain Care Foundation 501(c)(3) announced its DUO (Do Unto Others) program has begun to help homeowners living in Davis County.
“We are thrilled to start our ‘DUO’ program,” said Dede Fluette, executive dire...August 31, 2012
DAVID R. DUNN, S.E., LEED AP, has passed the 16-hour Structural Engineering exam. Dunn received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Utah in 2005, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He joined Dunn Associates in 2005 and brings an exper...August 31, 2012
Utah Business magazine is pleased to announce the 2012 Sustainable Business Awards (formerly the Green Business Awards). This program honors the best sustainable business practices and efforts in Utah, recognizing companies, communities and ind...August 31, 2012
Utah’s fastest growing companies “have demonstrated an irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit,” said Chris Hill, Kirton McConkie vice president.
Utah Business magazine honored their Fast 50 and Emerging 8 companies at a lunc...August 30, 2012
The official website for the state of Utah, Utah.Gov, has been awarded 105 awards since 2001, 17 this year alone, more than any other state website. As one of the most honored state websites, Utah.Gov continually sets an eGovernment standard of...August 30, 2012
Catheter Connections, Inc., a leading developer of disposable devices for preventing blood stream infections caused by vascular access devices, announced that it entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Merit Medical Systems, Inc. ...August 30, 2012
The third annual International Iridoid Research Symposium saw its highest numbers yet for attendance this year as scientists from around the world gathered to present their current research on iridoids in both plants and animals. The Symposium,...August 30, 2012
The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased .3 percent from June to July, while the Consumer Attitude Index (CAI) remained stable in the same time period, said Randy Shumway, The Cicero Group CEO.
The CPI, which tracks...August 29, 2012