21 11, 2018

Utah Ranks No. 1 State for Volunteers

By |2018-11-28T12:16:28+00:00November 21st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Carley Porter in Fox 13 on November 21, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The Corporation for National and Community Service released its 2018 volunteer rankings, with Utah coming in at the number one spot. According to the organization, Utah has the highest rate of volunteers at 51 percent. Utah beat out Minnesota [...]

2 10, 2018

Utah’s Employers Council Releases Results of 2018 Planning Packet Survey Containing Projected Pay Increases for 2019

By |2018-10-02T08:17:39+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Survey reveals projected pay increases and current trends in Utah, Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming   Salt Lake City, October 2, 2018 – Utah’s Employers Council, a leader in human resource and employment law services for the business community, recently announced the results of its 2018 Planning Packet Survey that reveals projections about compensation budgets for 2019 and [...]

2 08, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Governor Gary Herbert

By |2018-10-26T11:56:57+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber has created a new podcast called "CEO Success Stories." In every episode Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top CEO from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. If you have ideas or [...]

20 07, 2018

Utah Again Leads the Nation in Job Growth

By |2018-07-25T14:18:51+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 20, 2018 Utah enjoyed the nation’s fastest job growth over the past 12 months, with construction leading the way, according to federal data released Friday. The number of jobs in the state jumped by 3.3 percent from June 2017 to June 2018, the U.S. Bureau [...]

13 07, 2018

Salt Lake City Ranks Among Top Seeing Gains in Housing Inventory, Report Says

By |2018-07-20T08:19:11+00:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on July 13, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Though the Wasatch Front is facing a housing crunch with growing affordability issues, a new report indicates that progress is being made regarding the supply of homes. San Francisco-based Trulia.com — an online residential real estate site — reported Thursday that [...]

12 07, 2018

These are the Best and Worst States for Retirment

By |2018-08-02T10:18:27+00:00July 12th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Taylor Tepper in Bankrate on July 12, 2018 You’ve retired. You received your gold watch, claimed Social Security and begun to plan that oft-delayed trip of a lifetime. You’re ready to take in nature’s splendor by the water. Where, though, should you enjoy your repose: Hilton Head, South Carolina? Jekyll Island, Georgia? [...]

10 07, 2018

America’s Top States for Business 2018

By |2018-07-12T11:50:58+00:00July 10th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by CNBC on July 10, 2018 We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Global CFO Council, YPO and the states themselves. States receive points based on their rankings in each metric. Then [...]

2 07, 2018

2018’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business

By |2018-07-18T10:44:04+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Adam McCann in WalletHub on July 2, 2018 Starting a business is never easy. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, about a fifth of all startups typically don’t survive past year one of operation, and nearly half never make it to their fifth anniversary. But startups fail for different reasons, a [...]

16 06, 2018

Utah May See a Wave of Wealthy People Buying Million-Dollar Homes. And it Could Drive up Prices for Everyone.

By |2018-07-17T07:09:33+00:00June 16th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Tony Semerad in The Salt Lake Tribune on June 16, 2018 Wealthy out-of-staters drawn by Utah’s many charms have lifted sales of million-dollar homes along the Wasatch Front in recent years. Now, thanks to the latest federal tax reform, some economists are predicting that steady flow of rich homebuyers could turn into [...]

24 01, 2017

Air Quality and the 2017 Legislative Session

By |2017-01-24T00:43:02+00:00January 24th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

This week marks the beginning of the 2017 General Legislative Session and as such, discussing important issues to look for and be aware of is critical for businesses to get involved and understand how these various issues affect our state’s economy. One of the most visible legislative issues on the Hill is Utah’s air quality. [...]