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Business succession plans can be hard to develop — and harder still for PR firms, which hold intangible, difficult-to-price assets.
Family physician Malcolm Harris says his name was wrongly included in a UPMC listing of 1,600 doctors who will not be in Highmark’s network.
The Affordable Care Act and the Highmark-UPMC breakup mean the normal open-enrollment period dynamics have been turned on their heads.
Pittsburgh’s law schools are holding fast to tried-and-true approaches, as others look at creative ways to increase enrollment.
Too many people with good driving records in low-to-moderate-income households can’t find affordable car insurance.
Also: credit holds; the Oscar for Best Picture with a Drone?; I do it Microsoft way; the annoyance game; and testing the iPhone 6.
For midsized law firms, daily life is marked by constantly balancing between keeping an active practice and managing strategic operations.
People on the move.
A decision by an FINRA panel should remind companies that hiring multiple employees from a competitor may lead to a “raiding” lawsuit.
Also: Board member appointed West Penn Multi-List head; unintended acceleration in Toyota Corollas eyed.
The unemployment rate in the Pittsburgh region has remained steady for three months now.
Sam Hwi Lee has been in the post since November 2012 and on the board since 2008.
Crude oil and frack sand are fast-growing darlings of the nation’s largest railroads.
A pro-export organization is making its way to Pennsylvania, fighting for a streamlined approval process
Report is expected to include farms’ impact on the state’s landscape, wildlife and electric grid.
On a sunny afternoon in Rankin, Steven Kovacik shined his flashlight down the long tunnel that once served as an active blast furnace. He
New vice president of operations for Duquesne Light discusses safety, workforce
FirstEnergy Corp. is eliminating a health care subsidy for retirees beginning Jan. 1, affecting 8,500 former employees.
Children’s health insurance gave immigrants the confidence to start businesses and succeed, Harvard researcher says.
Consol retirees who became managers say losing some of their benefits will hurt them financially.
The average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed 5 percent over the past year to a new high of $4.35 per transaction.
The battery maker started manufacturing in March at the former Sony plant in Westmoreland County.
Project to ship ethane from Ohio to Canada moves forward.
The state might have used incomplete, inaccurate data to decide whether chemicals leaking from a shale wastewater site contaminated a well.
After years on the sidelines, Iron City is finding success again by tapping into the city’s sports teams.
A new service aims to help firms more accurately track time employees spend of varying tasks.
PTT Global Chemical and Marubeni Corp. are looking at Washington County and two other sites for possible ethane cracker project.
Scan a product’s bar code with this smartphone app -- and up pops a record of campaign contributions made by the company.
Six months and more of looking for work wears down the hardiest of job seekers.
There’s an interesting subplot in SEC letters that question a company’s accounting practices.
The business week in review.
Understanding reverse mortgages and their implications are important in avoiding surprises later.
As PPT marks its 40th season, Ted Pappas, the longtime artistic director, wins raves for being professional and personable.
People on the move
The aging of the U.S. population will put long-term care into focus.
Don Lindich’s top recommendation is the Outlaw Audio RR2150 for $699.
Words such as “fresh,” “real,” and “artisinal” sound appealing but often are marketing tactics.
Instead of confronting a rogue group singlehandedly, you need to partner with your manager.
Business meetings, events and seminars this week.
Point Park University hopes to start work on the $75 million complex on Forbes Avenue before the end of the year.
Economic growth and consumer sentiment help major indexes erase earlier reverse.
Len Boselovic’s Sept. 21 column mentioned the Center for Political Accountability’s successful advocacy for greater transparency.
Also: Sale of FedFirst to CB Financial approved by shareholders; son replaces father as COO, president of hand tool maker.
PPG opens it new North American architectural paints headquarters in Cranberry, but it wasn’t a sure bet the region would get the facility.
The mayor and his staff have said discussions have focused on a new agreement structured more along the lines of the Pittsburgh Promise.
McCaffery Interests and Rubino Partners are working with Pittsburgh to develop a plan for the structure and surrounding area.
British Airways is offering a flight safety course for fliers willing to drop $265 to learn the tricks to surviving a plane crash.
Also: Bayer’s credit outlook looking better credit card issuers waive late payments; FAB Universal lawsuit delayed for settlement talks
Officials from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection are deciding which regulations to keep, and which need to be changed.
Gov. Tom Corbett, former Gov. Tom Ridge and Fox News pundit Sean Hannity all spoke at the Downtown event Thursday.