A muchas pequeñas empresas de California les gustaría ofrecer opciones de jubilación a sus empleados—para ayudar a atraer una fuerza laboral talentosa y aumentar la moral de los empleados—pero no pueden permitirse los gastos generales y administrativos. El estado ahora requiere que todas las empresas con cinco o más empleados faciliten la participación de los empleados en CalSavers si aún no cuentan con un plan de jubilación. Las empresas se están incorporando gradualmente al programa a lo largo del tiempo en función de su número de empleados.
Kiev Morales ha sido empresario durante la mayor parte de su vida. ¿Su producto? Su música. El violinista de 20 años se ha presentado en todo el mundo, pero en estos días tiene que adaptarse a las audiencias virtuales y a transmisiones en línea y sólo recientemente ha vuelto a actuar al aire libre.
Con una licenciatura en Administración de Empresas y un deseo de alcanzar el sueño Americano, Araely Garcia se mudó de Guatemala a los Estados Unidos en 1995. Ella dice que su vida no ha sido la misma desde que se convirtió en co-propietaria de La Fiesta Party Supplies & Gifts, un distribuidor de importación y exportación de artículos para fiestas ubicado en Los Ángeles.
This blog originally appeared on the blog of our partner CO-STARTERS.
Although some businesses have seen the relief offered by the CARES Act—particularly the Paycheck Protection Program SBA loans—many small businesses have been left wondering if their application is even being considered.
Small Business Majority’s Outreach Team advocates for entrepreneurs on two fronts: It supports policies that would benefit small firms, and it offers workshops and events that help small business owners grow their companies. We’re sitting down with members of our Outreach Team to provide an introduction and let small business owners know how our team members can assist them.
This week we are spotlighting Awesta Sarkash, Small Business Majority’s Government Affairs Manager.
As a kid, Bobby Price never enjoyed his visits to his neighborhood barbershop, so it makes sense that it never occurred to him to open his own barbershop until much later in life. Even though Bobby has been cutting hair since he was 13, he didn’t become a full-time barber until he became a husband and a father.
In celebration of Black History Month, we hosted a Twitter chat during which we asked partners like Accion, CAMEO, Working Solutions, Illinois SBDC and Main Street Launch to share resources and advice with black small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Below is a brief recap of the questions and a sample of the great tips and information shared during the chat. For more resources and advice, visit our online portal Venturize.org.
The simple need to put food on the table is what drove Dylan Kelly to start his window-washing business. Now nearly 20 years later, it’s his team’s ability to adapt and provide high levels of service that has kept his business thriving.
In 2010, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, Sadie Tuescher’s office at her county job in Milwaukee, Wisc. was flooded with people looking for help enrolling in coverage through the new marketplaces created by the law. She was overwhelmed by the influx of clients but quickly adapted and learned everything she could about the new healthcare law. It wasn’t long before her insurance agent husband was calling her daily with questions about the ACA.
Biome, headquartered in Riverside, Calif., encourages its clients to root their beauty routines in nature with plant-based organic beauty products including soap, shampoo, essential oils and more.
Owner Jaqueline Melissa Vrba explains “Without Mother Earth we are nothing. I want to remind people that all we need is what comes from her.”