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TALLAHASSEE, Fla — The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) today released the DBPR Business Brief, a comprehensive guide to starting and owning a business as told by hundreds of Florida’s premiere industry leaders.
Multi-Agency Sting Leads to 11 Arrests in Manatee County (10.14.16)
PALMETTO, Fla. — The Department of Financial Services’ Division of Investigative and Forensic Services (DIFS) today announced 11 arrests following a multi-agency undercover workers’ compensation and unlicensed contracting sting in Manatee County.
DBPR to Consumers: Protect Yourself Following Hurricane Matthew (10.12.16)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Following the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) is reminding Floridians of the importance of hiring state-licensed professionals and the dangers posed by unlicensed individuals.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) announced today that it has awarded the Clay Ford Minority Scholarship to 39 fifth-year minority accounting students from 10 different universities across Florida.
Rotary International Meeting - Lake City Rotary Club (November 3, 2016)
Secretary Lawson met with a group of business owners, attorneys, city and county commission leaders at the Lake City Rotary Club on November 3, 2016.
Annual 'Celebrate Women in Business' Panel Discussion (3.31.16)
Follow the hashtag #celebrateWIB to see event highlights.
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DBPR Business Brief
The DBPR Business Brief is a comprehensive guide to starting and running a business as told by Florida industry leaders. This eBook offers a first-person perspective on insightful business topics such as personal and professional growth, leadership, decision-making, overcoming obstacles...and more! We encourage everyone that is considering starting a business in Florida to read this eBook. We hope that the information provided will help to give your business the best start possible. You can download the DBPR Business Brief for free by clicking the link below.
DBPR Children's eBook
In 2013, DBPR set off to create a children’s e-book with illustrations created by Florida students. You can download the book, Follow Your Dreams in Florida, You can be anything you want to be! for free. Follow the links below to download the format to your preference. We encourage parents to read the book with your children and teachers with your students. We hope that this book inspires children to shoot for the stars to become what they want to be in Florida when they grow up.