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business

n. any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does not mean it is a company, a corporation, partnership, or have any such formal organization, but it can range from a street peddler to General Motors. It is sometimes significant to determine if an accident, visit, travel, meal or other activity was part of "business" or for pleasure or no particular purpose.

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One enterprising company, however, has taken the business name game to new heights.
Both Regehr and Cornaby point out that it's better to spend a small amount of money up front and do some comprehensive searching than have to reroute after you have been in business for a while - especially when you weigh the cost one year from now of changing your sign, letterhead, business cards, brochures and even the name of your corporation, and losing the good reputation you've built under a now-defunct business name,
According to the company, new business names are of vital importance to businesses such as office equipment and supply dealers, telecommunications service providers, computer hardware and software companies, professional service organizations, and others that provide products and services to new businesses.
Catuday, Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialist, said that submitting applications to register business name by starting business owners this month is timely.
The Department of Trade and Industry yesterday launched its electronic payment facility, resolving the only missing link to an end to end online business name registration that now enables entrepreneurs to do business a lot quicker, easier, friendlier and more transparent in less than 15 minutes.
With the database matched to the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase Premium, as well as being the most up to date source of business names data currently available in the UK, it will contain UPRNs (unique property reference numbers) and be easily compatible with existing sources of public sector address data.
Yell is once again launching a nationwide search for Britain's Best Business Name, inviting people from the West Midlands to submit their favourite quirky and original business names by November 11.
A COVENTRY firm is already making the running in the search for the most humorous business names in Britain.
BIG business names on Merseyside attended a lunch at the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation yesterday to launch an executive club.
Of the total figure last year, 2,636 were new businesses and only 299 were renewed business names.
Memphis, TN, May 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Businesses interested in incorporating or forming an LLC have a new tool that makes searching for existing business names easier than ever.
The organisation, which was established in 1984 to register and protect business names, has registered over 100,000 business names since then.

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