A Message from the CEO
Congress is currently considering a fifth round of major legislation to help small businesses and to stimulate the economy. Scott Humphrey talks about the importance of your voice in the work we are doing in Washington. We need you. With a few clicks, you can make sure your voice is heard directly by your Representatives and Senators.
Leadership Live - 11.27.20
“The spread of the coronavirus is showing us that what we share is much more powerful than what keeps us apart, for better or for worse. All people are inescapably interconnected, and the more we can come together to solve our problems, the better off we will all be.”
— Scott Kelly, retired NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year on the International Space Station. (Source: New York Times)
SBA Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less
There is now some relief for businesses that borrowed $50,000 or less under the PPP. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a simpler loan forgiveness application for these small PPP loans. The new forgiveness form reduces the administrative burden of what was needed to calculate the amount of the PPP loan to be forgiven.
OSHA Issued COVID-19 Guidance for In-Home Repair Services
The Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new guidelines that can help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus for workers who perform in-home repair services.
WFCA Endorses Problem Solvers Caucus COVID-19 Relief Proposal
The $1.5 trillion compromised package addresses critical areas of need, including COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, healthcare provider support, unemployment insurance, direct stimulus payments, worker and liability protection, small business and non-profit support, food security, schools and child care, housing, student loan relief, election support, and state and local aid.
Storm Prep - Hurricane Season
The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is very active so far. If you’re in the path of one of these storms and haven’t already taken prep steps, it’s time to get busy. Here are a few ideas and resources from our partners at Risk Strategies and resources to guide your efforts for preparing for this sesason.
Combating Covid-19 Webinar Series
With each day there is new development occurring with the Covid-19 crisis. As our member it is important that we continue bringing you the latest news on how it is impacting your business and what you need to do during this time. In these webinars, we decipher legislation and respond to your frequently asked questions. Check here to register for upcoming sessions as well as to view archived webinars and download materials shared in the presentations.
Questions and Answers about the Impact of Covid-19 on Your Business
We have gathered member questions answered by our general counsel, Jeff King, working with Lobbyit as well as FAQs on Business insurance to create this resource. This page will continue to grow. Please check back often.
Resources and Useful Links for the Coronavirus Response
We have gathered the considerable library of resources we have amassed in one location. Here you will find all the compiled articles on helping you to understand the impact of past, present, and upcoming legislation on your business, tips on how to navigate your business insurance, member business tools and resources, and numerous federal, state, and industry resources.