Company operating in Chesterfield sees green in glass (Times-Dispatch)
A neat profile: The business is the outgrowth of Bill Richardson’s more than 20-year career in recycling and waste management for several large companies, including Richmond-based Reynolds Metals Co. In 2007, he and a partner founded Precision Recycling Industries, a North Carolina-based firm that finds new markets for recycled glass.
Petersburg woman falsely claimed overtime, faces federal charge (Progress-Index)
Between 2001 and 2009, one woman received $100,000 of compensation for overtime that she did not work.
Luna emerges from bankruptcy, anticipates steady growth (Roanoke Times)
Roanoke-based Luna Innovations Inc. emerged from bankruptcy Tuesday prepared to grow. The news means the company, which said it was on the brink of failure during bankruptcy proceedings, will be able to continue to develop its technologies for use in the medical, telecommunications, energy and defense fields.
Advocacy group gives D.C. high mark for charter school laws, low marks for Va. (Washington Post)
The District ranks high, Virginia low and Maryland last in a new ranking of charter school laws that seeks to promote growth of the independently operated public schools as well as tighter oversight of charter applicants and low performers.
Essential Tools for Every Home Office (Inc.)
There are certain tools that every entrepreneur who works from home should keep within reach. Here’s a look at 10 gadgets that will keep you organized, connected, and running on all cylinders.
The best-kept tax secret for small businesses (Fortune)
The cash balance pension plan — little-known and even less understood — is growing in popularity. “It’s the best-kept secret in retirement planning. Even CPAs don’t know about it,” says Stephen Dobrow, president of Burlingame, Calif.-based Primark Benefits.