The idea of returning to “business as usual” when you’re in the middle of a disaster can seem impossible. While it is absolutely possible to make a full recovery,especially with the resources available to your business, many business owners overlook one of the most important parts of disaster recovery and business continuity – communication.
When you do business abroad, do you know the difference between a Travel Warning and a Travel Alert? How about an Emergency Message vs. a Security Message? Find out what State Department travel advisories really mean and how they affect your business.
Like most small business owners who don’t think of July as an important tax time, you may not be thinking about taxes right now, but you should be. Here are four things to do now to help achieve a good tax outcome for the year.
Blog |Get health coverage for your small business employees anytime with the SHOP Marketplace
If you’re a small business owner, you know how important it is to offer high-quality, affordable health and dental coverage that meets the needs of your business and your employees. TheSmall Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplacecan help you do that by offering flexibility, choice, and the convenience of online application and account management.
Blog |Congress Advances the Emerging & Diverse Manager Discussion with Investors, Private Sector Players and Federal Pension Plan Chief Investment Officers
Last week, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-5), Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) met and held a conversation about the importance of inclusive opportunities for the economic advancement of all Americans. This was followed by remarks from the White House and two panels.
Blog |5 Reasons a Business Revolving Line of Credit May Benefit You
Many businesses at one time or another may have cash flow challenges. One popular option to obtain short term funding is to secure a revolving line of credit. This not only helps with basic day to day operations, such as meeting payroll, purchasing supplies, increasing working capital or obtaining extra inventory; it also provides many other benefits.
SBA and Small Business Majority will host free Affordable Care Act 101 webinars so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces. Join us every other Thursday at 2 PM ET.
Please mark your calendars forMay 1-7, 2016for National Small Business Week. 2016 will mark the 53rd annual commemoration of America’s small business community by SBA, other Federal agencies, and partner organizations. To ensure continuity, SBA has decided that NSBW will always be celebrated the first week of May. More information about events and sponsorship opportunities will be available onwww.sba.gov/nsbwas it becomes available.
Event | ChallengeHERAtlanta
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 8:00AM – 12:30PM
SBA, Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), American Express OPEN (OPEN), and Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have partnered to host women business owners for this special contracting event.WOSB federal contractors can have a unique opportunity to:
Learn about the WOSB Set Aside and how to market your business under this program
Contract Officers explain how to do business with their agency and the federal government in general
Benefit from the experience of women contractors on best practices and real-life stories
Get contracting advice and learn about resources in your local community
Participate inMatchMakingwith federal buyers
Network with peer mentors and other women business owned firms.
You have started your business and now you think you are ready to grow. How do you really know if you and your company are ready for the next step? This course will help you determine if a growth opportunity is right for you.
Learn how to identify the indicators that your business is ready to grow.