Relaxing the Rules of the Payroll Protection Program As the 8-week window of the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) neared closing, Congress made a few changes to relax some of the provisions. To summarize some of the important provisions, The 75% payroll requirement is reduced to 60%, which means the amount permitted to be spent on […]
Now that states and countries are in various stages of re-opening there are still many things we don’t know from when and what will return to the way they were before and what will change forever. There are also trends that were starting that just got amplified…here are Five workplace trends that will shape life […]
Sometimes blogging just gets interrupted. That’s what happened to us with this article. We were on the verge of hitting POST on this summary of the PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) component of the CARES Act when – drum roll – we heard the program was already out of money. So, we shelved it. For a […]
Do any of these apply to YOU? You have a retirement account You give to charity You pay taxes You find yourself in the midst of a global pandemic You are subject to the jurisdiction of laws passed by the United States of America If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, then […]
We all know this is a tough time to be a small business. Luckily there are some great resources out there such as from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: 8 Things Your Small Business Needs to Do Resources to Help Your Small Business Survive the Coronavirus Guidance for Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus […]
Madam C.J. Walker Many words can be used to describe Madam C.J. Walker: entrepreneur, philanthropist, political and social activist, self-made, millionaire, African-American. Sarah Breedlove Walker (December 23, 1867-May 25, 1919), known as Madam C.J. Walker, built a cosmetic empire in the early 1900s becoming one of the first female millionaires in the country and is […]
Have you considered the fact there is a business case for curiosity? Benefits of Curiosity Fewer decision-making errors More innovation and positive changes in both creative and noncreative jobs Reduced group conflict More-open communication and better team performance. Learn more in this article from Harvard Business Review in this article.
Many owners of family businesses are so busy running their companies that they never get around to making formal arrangements to pass on the business to the next generation or to other partners. But a failure to prepare for having to hand over the reins of your company—especially in the case of an unexpected illness […]
What is a Rabbi Trust, and why should I possibly care? If you are an employer or an employee, then a Rabbi Trust can be a very good way to handle employee benefits. An employer establishes a Rabbi Trust in order to provide future compensation to employees. It is a way for the employer to […]
If the ongoing success of your business depends on one or more key individuals, you may want to consider the role that insurance can play in protecting your business. The death or disability of a key employee—such as an owner or manager—can result in difficulties. However, even amid such troubling circumstances, there will be no […]
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