Tag: Small Business Administration

  • 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 […]