Small Business

New York Takes Action to Protect Small Businesses Nationwide from Predatory Lenders

Bloomberg August 30, 2019 Cuomo Signs Bill Cracking Down on Small-Business-Loan Abuses By Zachary Mider Ban on out-of-state confessions of judgment has national scope Law will restrict use by unregulated cash-advance lenders New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill aimed at preventing predatory lenders from using the state’s court…

Opinion: New Corporate Purpose Equals New Opportunity

Inside Sources August 30, 2019 by Rhett Buttle The Business Roundtable, an influential group of CEOs of America’s most powerful corporations, made headlines recently by declaring they would no longer define the purpose of a corporation as solely focused on generating returns for shareholders. Instead, they declared that the purpose…

Announcing: Health Insurance Tele-Town Hall & ASBC Business Summit

Tele-Town Hall Invitation:  Small Business Owners and Health Care Costs September 12th @ 2:30ET You are invited to join Public Private Strategies for a lively online discussion on Thursday, September 12 at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT. We’re talking about new research, supported by the Commonwealth Fund, conducted into how health care costs…

SBA: Entrepreneurs Need to prepare for Natural Disaster- the Time is Now

By Ashley D. Bell, Region IV Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration Covering: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee September is National Preparedness Month. I view this as not a celebration, but as a critical reminder for entrepreneurs across the Southeast of how important it is to…

Business Campaign Launched to Protect Democracy, a patriotic call-to-arms that small businesses are now joining in a unified voice

PRESS RELEASE Date: August 21, 2019 From: South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject: Business Campaign Launched to Protect Democracy Contact: Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC—The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) today launched “Protect Democracy USA”, a campaign to raise the…

Small businesses nationally shed 105,000 jobs in past 3 months

PRESS RELEASE Date:       August 5, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Small businesses nationally shed 105,000 jobs in past 3 months Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733, 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Small businesses nationally shed 105,000 jobs in past 3 months (Columbia, SC) The Department of Labor released…