Author Archives: Cathy Hirko

RKL debuts new services in growth and change management

Professional services and accounting firm RKL LLP, which has an office in Spring Township, introduced new services offered to help companies managed growth and change issues. Company officials said RKL Next was designed to use the firm’s skills in operations, technology, human capital, data analytics and financial management to help its clients in manage like leadership transitions and acquisitions and ...

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Lehigh Valley Business hosts Business Growth Symposium

                        Businesses in the Lehigh Valley learned how to take their business to the next level, build value and plan for the long term at Lehigh Valley Business’ Business Growth Symposium at DeSales University in Center Valley on June 13. The event, which featured a keynote speech from Catherine ...

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Ford slashing 7,000 jobs as disruption sweeps car industry

Ford Motor Co. plans to eliminate about 7,000 salaried jobs — about 10% of its global white-collar workforce — as pressures mount on automakers to keep pace with massive technological shifts amid signs global car demand has peaked. Eliminating the positions will save Ford about $600 million a year, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett wrote in a memo to employees ...

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Trump says he didn’t need to borrow from banks

WASHINGTON  – President Donald Trump is insisting he didn’t borrow from many banks because he “didn’t need the money,” not because they wouldn’t do business with him. Trump’s tweets Monday appear to be in response to New York Times reporting that Deutsche Bank anti-money laundering specialists recommended that multiple transactions associated with Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be flagged ...

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Bethlehem police chief warns: Martin Tower debris pile is ‘not a playground for souvenir hunters’

A day after Martin Tower was imploded, Bethlehem Police Chief Mark DiLuzio warned the site “is not a playground for souvenir hunters.” The tangled remnants of what was once Bethlehem Steel’s world headquarters is behind a chained-linked fence on private property where there is an active construction site. Those who do could be injured or face trespassing and other criminal ...

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