This week, another one of our clients fell victim to Social Engineering. An employee received an email to make a change in another employee’s payroll deposit bank account that went undetected for two months. The business owner had a clearly written policy to never accept written instructions for changes in bank account information. Yet the employee made the change. Our client spent hours filing claims, lost sleep from the horror and frustration of the situation, and spent thousands of dollars to make her employee whole. It’s time to educate yourself on Social Engineering so this doesn’t happen to you.
When you drive around Cleveland, you don’t need to go far to find a building that has been engineered for sustainability by our client Emerald Built Environments. They are everywhere. Since 2012 they have worked with real estate developers, building owners, architects, contractors, and engineers to provide clean building consulting in Cleveland, the U.S., and now internationally.
Meet Deep Clean Solutions, our client who has mastered the art of deep cleaning restrooms, ceilings (including kitchen ceiling), tile, and grout. We are grateful for the work that founder Chris Wisbar does to make the places we visit immaculate. We just wish that all public restrooms and kitchens used him.
Regularly, we receive requests to have books “investor ready” and we can help you, too. What exactly does investor ready mean? When you're seeking investment in your company, you need to be prepared to answer any and all questions that potential investors might have. You are going to want to share your vision, mission, and strategic plan and you need to present a clean set of financial statements. Here are a few tips on getting your company and financials ready for investors.
Please meet Nafisah Alim, Founder and Executive Director of People, Places, and Dreams--a minority-owned, for-profit Mental Health and Substance Use Agency, accredited by OHMAS. BudgetEase’s expertise in working with Treatment Centers makes our collaboration with People, Places, and Dreams impactful. BudgetEase is so grateful for Nafisah and her team’s work to help those challenged with addiction.
We are routinely contacted by small business owners who have made errors in their QuickBooks files. Mistakes range from not too bad to downright scary for the average business owner or inexperienced bookkeeper. Some of the things we routinely correct are:
This month, we would like to bring awareness to mental health, and a client of ours who is a behavioral health agency. New Visions Unlimited provides high-quality, client-centered treatment to the community. Their team of compassionate professionals creates pathways for positive change.
This month's spotlight interview will have you drooling for award-winning pierogies! Perla Pierogies, a client of ours, hand-crafts quality pierogies that are made with the finest ingredients. With vegan options, anyone could indulge in this comfort food!
Please meet a new client whom we have worked with for years: Newbomb Design, LLC, a creative design firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Newbomb Design loves to create logotypes, creative advertisements, art direction, and interior branding designs for businesses, organizations, products, events, and people. The industries they serve include entrepreneurial, IT/ software, apparel, and so much more! Read about what President, Brian Willse has to say about their amazing company!