Latest Small Business News 8/16/2019

Latest Small Business News 8/16/2019

Ready to Start a Business? 5 Legal To-Dos You Can’t Skip

There’s so much to get done when starting a new business. And, while making a website and getting your branding nailed down is important, there are other subtler yet equally important tasks you have to accomplish. Specifically, there are legal to-dos that every new business owner needs to complete before they can officially open the doors to their business, whether online or brick-and-mortar.

Latest Business news 8/9/2019

Latest Business news 8/9/2019

Why Small Businesses Need to Pay Attention to Young Environmental Activists

 Although there are several hot topics currently uniting today’s youth in America, one of the most compelling is the environment. Not only does concern about climate change and the health of the environment bring young people together, but it mobilizes them, taking them well outside of their classrooms, into the streets, and even to your front door. In nearly every big city around the country this year, there has been some sort of march or protest about climate change and social injustice - and the majority of people who are attending them are young and passionate.

Latest Business News 8/2/2019

Latest Business News 8/2/2019

More Tariffs for China on the Horizon

Negotiations between China and the United States seem to have it another standstill, causing President Trump to announce a plan to “impose a 10 percent tariff on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese imports next month”. A sign of only further escalation in the now year-long trade war, this latest announcement comes as a bit of a surprise. Just a couple of months ago President Trump agreed to “not to impose more tariffs” after his meeting with the Chinese president, Xi Jinping.

Latest Small Business News 7/26/2019

Latest Small Business News 7/26/2019

Updating the Outdated Small Business Act

It has been nearly two decades since the Small Business Act, or SBA, has been comprehensively updated and, in order for the United States to remain competitive, it’s time for it to change. Designed to “aid, counsel, assist and protect” the interests of small business, leaving it unchanged is hurting many small businesses that are in need of funding. If given the advantage of federal funding, many small businesses across the country would be able to advance their research and development efforts, giving them the opportunity to infuse the American market with innovation and capital.

To learn more about the current funding available for small businesses, visit www.sba.gov.