Category Archives: Business

How to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for businesses, and small businesses are not immune from the threats posed by cybercriminals.

Don’t be complacent because your business is small: Almost half of all cyberattacks in the U.S. are directed at small businesses. In recognition of this serious problem, in August 2018, President Trump signed into law the NIST...
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Is Your Business Ready for the Tidal Wave of Changes to Virginia Employment Laws?

Virginia has historically been known as a business-friendly state, with relatively few laws enacted specifically for the protection of employees.

That reputation will certainly change as the seismic shift in the political landscape of Virginia has resulted in a virtual tsunami of changes designed to protect employees.  While the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government-imposed restrictions on...
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SBA Economic Disaster Assistance: Express Bridge Pilot Program

What SBA Economic Disaster Assistance is Available in Response to COVID-19 Part II: SBA Express Bridge Pilot Program

Overview

Pursuant to its authority under the Small Business Act, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA” or the “Agency”) provides direct loan assistance to small businesses located in communities impacted by Presidentially-declared disasters and disasters declared by SBA under...
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What SBA Economic Disaster Assistance is Available in Response to COVID-19?

Part 1: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, PL 116-123 (March 6, 2020)

ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER (“EID”) LOANS As authorized by PL116-123, the SBA has made Economic Injury Disaster Loans ("EID Loans") available for qualifying businesses that have suffered economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus epidemic. Below is a summary of the SBA's eligibility...
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