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Why Every Business Owner Should Consider Creating A Succession Plan

Succession planning is a paramount step to the future health of a business. Every business owner should consider creating a succession plan for the reasons below. What is a succession plan? A business succession plan is a blueprint for the future of… Read More
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What Does Gov. Whitmer's Executive Directive Mean to Business Owners in Michigan?

Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently issued Executive Directive 2020-8 which requires state departments (including the Michigan State Police) and agencies to take certain actions to obtain greater compliance with COVID-19 related laws by businesses and… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

Small Business Administration Offers Additional Economic Relief Beyond the PPP

Much has been said about the Paycheck Protection Program and its many benefits for small business owners, but did you know that the Small Business Administration (SBA) offers additional resources as well? The SBA Express Bridge Loan enables small bus… Read More
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New Law Helps Bridge Gap Between Law Enforcement and Those Who Have Difficulty Communicating

Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently signed a bill into law which helps bridge the communications gap between law enforcement and those who have difficulty communicating. House Bill 5541 and Senate Bills 278 and 279 together allow an individual applyin… Read More
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Michigan Small Business Restart Program Offers $100 Million in Grants

Applications are live for the $100 million Michigan Small Business Restart Program, a new grant program aimed at providing relief for small businesses and nonprofits as they work to recover from and mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus. Read More
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Financial Support Allocated to Help School Districts Weather Economic Impact of COVID-19

On June 30, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the MI Safe Schools Return to Learn School Roadmap, a guide that helps districts create plans for in-person learning in the fall. The Roadmap outlines the safety protocols for schools to implement in eac… Read More
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Can You Fire an Employee for Negative Online Behavior in Michigan?

In Michigan, private employment is considered “at-will,” meaning the job may be terminated at any time for any reason by either the worker or the employer. There are exceptions including discrimination, breach of contract, and public policy (if t… Read More
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SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan Offers Relief To Businesses That Qualify, May Be Used Along With PPP Loan

Last month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19. The loan offers economic relief to bu… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

Should Business Owners Implement COVID-19 Liability Waivers?

As Michigan continues to reopen, most business owners are searching for ways to limit liability should COVID-19 spread throughout the workplace. Employer liability waivers have historically been implemented to release business owners from liabilities… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

President Trump Extends Paycheck Protection Program Through Aug. 8

President Donald Trump passed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), giving small business owners until Aug. 8 to apply for aid while they weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The president approved the extension because there is more than… Read More
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Categories: Business, Covid 19

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Succession planning is a paramount step to the future health of a business. Every business owner should consider creating a succession plan for the reasons below. Wh… Read More
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently issued Executive Directive 2020-8 which requires state departments (including the Michigan State Police) and agencies to take cert… Read More
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