Tag: SBA

  • Fire Prevention Week- Create an emergency plan for your business.

    Fire Prevention Week- Create an emergency plan for your business.

    Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13, 2018. Yes, we are nearing the end of this week, but the message remains:  Be Prepared. The U.S. Small Business Administration wrote a great article on their site: “An estimated 25 percent of businesses don’t open again after a major disaster, according to the Institute for Business and Home […]

  • Challenges for small and family owned businesses

    Challenges for small and family owned businesses

    Next week is National Small Business Week- April 29-May 5, 2018.  The Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy defines a small business as an independent business having fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses make up: 7 percent of U.S. employer firms, 64 percent of net new private-sector jobs, 2 percent of private-sector employment, 9 percent […]

  • Year end bonuses got you confused?

    Year end bonuses got you confused?

    Many small business owners struggle this time of year with determining year end bonus packages.  The balance between what the company can afford to give and the need to show appreciation for its employees is sometimes difficult. The SBA posted an article on December 7th, 5 Things to Know about Year-End Bonuses written by their […]

  • It’s all about the cash flow….

    It’s all about the cash flow….

    Many small businesses struggle with managing cash flow. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) posted a great article on their website, “Managing Small Business Cash Flow – Answers to 10 Commonly Asked Questions”. The author, Caron Beesley, addressed many of the questions plaguing small businesses. Cash flow is the lifeblood of a business and critical […]