PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) 2.0
The economic fallout from COVID-19 has continued to wreak havoc with hundreds of thousands of small businesses shuttering their businesses. After months of Congressional wrangling, the recently passed 2021 Consolidated…Read more »
PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOAN FORGIVENESS: MY 24 WEEK COVERED PERIOD HAS ENDED OR ALMOST ENDED. WHAT’S NEXT?
The CARES Act’s PPP program put $525 billion into the hands of small businesses to retain and pay employees and to assist in paying rent and utility expenses during the…Read more »
IS YOUR COMPANY CULTURE INCLUSIVE? DON’T GUESS OR ASSUME USE THE INCLUSION INDEX® TO FIND OUT
Diversity and inclusion are nouns, yet these words are spring-loaded for action within corporate boards and executive suites today. Around the globe, governments, regulators, stakeholders and shareholders are exploring what…Read more »
LEADING IN TIMES OF CHANGE: DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF?
Consider these real scenes in managing during the COVID period: “I have a 70 year old employee who has worked here for 30 years. She’s capable and hard-working. She’s refusing…Read more »
RETURNING TO WORK: HOW BEST TO REINTEGRATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AND TEAMS
As the daughter of a teacher of English, I learned that words matter. What they mean and how to use them makes a difference. I also like playing with words,…Read more »
COVID-19 START-UP AND SMALL BUSINESS UPDATE: MY PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED, WHAT’S NEXT?
The CARES Act allocated $350 billion towards the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The government is working to approve an additional $250 billion for this program as the initial funding is…Read more »
COVID-19 DISASTER LOANS: HELP WITH PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM AND ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN GRANTS
The Coronavirus COVID-19 has spurred the US Government to act with unprecedented speed with the signing of the CARES Act and a $2 trillion stimulus package to provide relief for…Read more »
NEW DATA PRIVACY LAWS GREATLY INCREASE A COMPANY’S CYBERSECURITY EXPOSURE
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect and most companies are not ready to deal with its impact on their businesses. This is largely because…Read more »
DEALING WITH THE BAY AREA WAGE FRENZY
Recent reports on tracking compensation – published by PayScale and Glassdoor* – show swelling salaries for professionals in technology roles. As companies now increase the use of computing power for…Read more »
MANAGING COMPANY PERFORMANCE: KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES
Every company has key transactions that are critical to the efficient, profitable performance of the company. This is particularly true of manufacturing entities, which may be characterized by frequent, repetitive…Read more »