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Delta variant’s spike sparking scores of workplace coronavirus outbreaks around LA County

Fueled by rapid spread of the Delta variant, at least 140 recent coronavirus outbreaks have struck workplaces in Los Angeles County — a 150% increase since the middle of July — officials said Wednesday, July 28. Meanwhile, public health leaders posted another 15 virus-related deaths and 2,454 new cases. The outbreaks illustrate that the virus is still alive and spreading in the county as well as statewide. California leaders rekindled the state’s indoor-mask guidance Wednesday, echoing the count...
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1 in 4 Entrepreneurs Fail at Their Business Before Succeeding

1 in 4 entrepreneurs fail at least once before succeeding. It takes entrepreneurs an average of three years for their business to begin supporting them financially. These somewhat blunt statistics involving entrepreneurialism were the findings of a study by Skynova, a small business resource for creating professional invoices. Skynova surveyed 250 entrepreneurs to find out how much money it takes to launch a business, as well as the main challenges they face when getting a new venture up and ru...
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Anti-mask Huntington Beach restaurant took PPP funds while rejecting safety regulations

A Huntington Beach restaurant that has been outspoken in its defiance of state and federal COVID-19 recommendations, such as masks and vaccines, accepted money from the government’s Paycheck Protection Program. Despite its vehement anti-state and federal government social media postings, Basilico’s Pasta E Vino has accepted $57,738 in PPP funds, according to ProPublica’s Small Business Administration loan database. The federal government offered the assistance as a lifeline to small businesses d...
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Encino man created 8 fake businesses, filed for $27 million in bogus COVID-19 loans, feds say

An Encino man was arrested Thursday for attempting to bilk the federal Paycheck Protection Program, created last year to prop up business struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, out of about $27 million in loans to a handful of fake companies he created, prosecutors say. Robert Benlevi, 52, was accused of fabricating the details of eight businesses he registered in California over several weeks in Summer 2020, saying each company employed 100 people and averaged $400,000 a month in payroll. ...
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NASA exec convicted of fraud for using almost $300,000 in COVID relief to pay for a $6,450 French bulldog, a swimming pool and a Disney membership

Andrew Tezna was in a high-ranking position at NASA. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A NASA executive was sentenced to 18 months for filing fraudulent paperwork for COVID-19 relief. Andrew Tezna used the more than $285,000 he received on a French bulldog and a Disney membership. A US attorney said Tezna used COVID-19 relief programs as "a personal piggy bank." See more stories on Insider's business page. A senior executive at NASA who received $285,000 in COVID...
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United States: Update – Fraud Investigations Related To COVID-19 Assistance Programs - Frost Brown Todd

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was introduced with the CARES Act in 2020 in an effort to assist struggling businesses needing immediate access to cash during the pandemic.
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Learn PPC Fundamentals for Small Businesses with this Free Webinar

Google Ads is one of the best ways to get immediate business in today’s digital ecosystem. By attending Demystifying Google Ads: PPC Fundamentals for Small Businesses webinar, you will learn how to do this from PPC Specialist Lior Krolewicz, CEO and Founder of Yael Consulting. You will get insights into the latest PPP strategies so you can better drive customers to your front door or website. The webinar will take place on Jul 14, 2021, 12:00 PM CDT . Click the red button and register now fo...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: No industry is more ripe for disruption than banking, and this herd of upstart unicorns is ready to trample the establishment

A herd of unicorns is at the stable door, looking to trample Wells Fargo and Chase, writes Scott Galloway. Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway explains how and why fintechs are taking over banking, investing, and crypto. See more stories on Insider's business page. My ...
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Congress passed a $16 billion program to save entertainment venues rocked by the pandemic. It became a mismanaged fiasco, with thousands of businesses still waiting for relief.

The Paramount Theatre, which is operated by the non-profit Seattle Theatre Group arts organization, displays a sign on March 15, 2021 to mark the one-year anniversary of the date it closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ted S. Warren / AP Images Congress passed a $16 billion bipartisan relief package for venues months ago. The rollout has been a slow, bug-ridden disaster, and thousands of venues don't have their money. "Each day these venues don't get their money they're going o...
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Half of U.S. hospitality workers won’t return to those jobs, survey says

By Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg More than half of U.S. hospitality workers wouldn’t go back to their old jobs and over a third aren’t even considering reentering the industry, according to a survey that underscores hiring challenges for restaurants, bars and hotels. No pay increase or incentive would make these workers return to their previous workplace, according to a poll of about 13,000 job seekers during the second quarter from Joblist, an employment-search engine. These former hospitality em...
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IMF sees #Saudi growth at 2.4% this year with non-oil sector leading rebound | Reuters

IMF sees Saudi growth at 2.4% this year with non-oil sector leading rebound | Reuters The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday Saudi Arabia's economy is recovering well from the COVID-19 pandemic and the fund expected the non-oil economy to grow by 4.3% this year, with overall GDP growth seen at 2.4%.Real oil GDP is expected to shrink by 0.4%, the IMF said in a statement, as production is assumed to stay in line with an agreement between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Coun...
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Five Common Chapter 11 Myths

The COVID-19 pandemic was very difficult for many businesses. One recent business bankruptcy filer, a shopping mall owner in Texas, said the “COVID-19 pandemic proved insurmountable .” Many other business owners around the country probably feel the same way. Stimulus money, PPP loans, and some other relief programs probably allowed many businesses to remain open. Now that these programs are ending, firms which never considered bankruptcy are taking a long look at Chapter 11. Unfortunately,...
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Inequality and hate crimes against Asian Americans could wipe out $700 billion from the US economy

Skye Gould/Insider Karho Leung says the uptick in hate crimes is affecting the way Asian American entrepreneurs are running and reopening businesses. (Courtesy of Karho Leung) Asian business owners in the US are facing two crises: A surge in hate crimes and the devastating effects of the pandemic. The dual disasters are hindering the community's recovery - an integral piece of the US economy. Asian American entrepreneurs say clearer communication about aid, better policin...
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The family business, the matriarch, and a $4,145 close call: The cost of COVID-19 is much worse for some American families

Skye Gould/Insider Leslie's family poses for a photograph in Dalton, Georgia, at a quinceañera in 2019. Leslie Leslie, 22, and her family were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Her dad was hospitalized, her grandmother died, and her mom's business went under. Their story is one of too many left by a pandemic that disproportionately hit communities of color. This article is part of a series called "The Cost of Inequity," examining the hurdles that marginalized and d...
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Tayshia Adams and more 'Bachelor' stars received PPP loans for small businesses

"Bachelorette" star Tayshia Adams received $20,833 for her one-person company, Tayshia Adams Media LLC.
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Kazakhstan: Public-Private Partnerships In Kazakhstan: Evolution Of The Government Policy And Reality Of PPP Deployment (June 2021) - GRATA International

This article examines PPP development in Kazakhstan from 1991 to the time of writing. Article reviews evolution of the PPP legislation and approaches used to develop a PPP-enabling environment in order to draw lessons...
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Kazakhstan: Public-Private Partnerships In Kazakhstan: Evolution Of The Government Policy And Reality Of PPP Deployment - GRATA International

This article examines PPP development in Kazakhstan from 1991 to the time of writing. Article reviews evolution of the PPP legislation and approaches used to develop a PPP-enabling environment in order to draw lessons for the country's future policy.
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Kazakhstan: PPP Auctions In Kazakhstan - Unicase Law Firm

PPP is implemented through the conclusion of a PPP agreement in the form of property lease (lease) of state property.
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5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know Ahead of the CalSavers Deadline

Every week for the past 15 months there seems to have been a change in the mandates small businesses must follow to stay open and serve customers. From social distancing and mask requirements to piles of paperwork to qualify for business-saving PPP loans, COVID-19 has consumed our focus. However, you must not overlook another critical part of your responsibility as an employer, meeting the new compliance and employment laws. There are a number of complicated requirements for employers to keep up...
Tags: Business, Money, California, PPP, Right Now, Simple IRA, ROTH IRA, Michael Majors, COVID, The National Institute on Retirement Security, National Retirement Sales at Paychex Retirement


Folsom Cafe Owners Dip Into Savings, Sell Everything To Keep Business Alive

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Folsom Cafe Owners Dip Into Savings, Sell Everything To Keep Business Alive

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#642 Leadership Lessons from Trekking up Mt. Everest Twice (and Crossing the North and South Poles)

Listen to “#642 Leadership Lessons from Trekking up Mt Everest Twice (and Crossing the North and South Poles)” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Alison Levine,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ Leading a small business is full of challenges, and navigating them can be daunting. Sometimes it never feels like you’ll reach “the top of the mountain.”  Alison Levine is a history-making adventurer who served as Team Captain of the first...
Tags: Sales, Antarctica, North, PPP, Mount Everest, Forbes, Laurence, John Brandon, Small Business Radio Show, Employee Retention Credit ERC, Laurence Sotsky, Incentify, AT T Business More, Mt Everest Twice, Alison Levine, SocalTech


#642 Leadership Lessons from Climbing Mt. Everest Twice (and Crossing the North and South Poles)

Listen to “#642 Leadership Lessons from Trekking up Mt Everest Twice (and Crossing the North and South Poles)” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Alison Levine,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ Leading a small business is full of challenges, and navigating them can be daunting. Sometimes it never feels like you’ll reach “the top of the mountain.”  Alison Levine is a history-making adventurer who served as Team Captain of the first...
Tags: Sales, Antarctica, North, PPP, Mount Everest, Forbes, Laurence, John Brandon, Small Business Radio Show, Employee Retention Credit ERC, Laurence Sotsky, Incentify, AT T Business More, Mt Everest Twice, Alison Levine, SocalTech


Brady Gun Control Group Taking Second Taxpayer Funded COVID Bailout

Brady Gun Control Group Taking Second Taxpayer Funded COVID Bailout. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence will soon receive a second taxpayer-funded PPP loan of $579,530, which was approved by the Small Business Administration just last month. Last year, the gun control group received a PPP bailout of $695,000. As soon as the funds from the current loan are disbursed, it will mean the Brady Center has cost taxpayers more than $1,274,530. The multi-bi...
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Gusto makes first acquisition, buying Ardius to expand into R&D tax credits

Free money from the government sounds like winning the lottery, but the reality is that most tech startups and even local retail businesses and restaurants can potentially qualify for tax credits related to research and development in the United States. Those credits, which is what helps tech giants keep their tax rates to near zero, are hard for smaller companies to receive because of extensive documentation requirements and potential audit costs. So a number of startups have been launched to s...
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3 Lessons From the Pandemic to Help Small Businesses Move From Survival Mode to Strategic Mode

The pandemic tried small business owners on many levels: emotionally, logistically and financially. If the trials of the past 15 months have brought any strengths to the fore, it’s the creativity and resilience of these entrepreneurs. Over the past year, my team and I have been inspired by all the ways small businesses have been challenged to pivot again and again, sometimes with no more than a few hours’ notice. Now, as vaccination levels rise and communities loosen their restrictions, small bu...
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3 Questions Small Business Owners Need to Address to Reopen Successfully

It’s a tough time to be a small business owner. You’re tasked with reopening your business to customers or increasing capacity amidst shifting public health guidance, so there’s a lot to consider. As American cities reopen, you may be wondering whether you should still require masks on premises of employees and guests, what state and local rules apply to your business, and just how long this uncertain “reopening” phase will last. Here are 3 questions to consider as you reopen to ensure you have ...
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In the News: PPP Closes and Small Business Loan Approval Rates Increase

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provided many small businesses with much-needed funds during the pandemic, but the program has now come to an end. And this is going to force business owners to go back to funding sources they were using before the PPP. In this week’s roundup, the Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index for May has revealed approval rates are on the upswing, albeit slightly. In the article, Small Business Loan Approval Rates Increase as PPP Closes, the index for May reports...
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Federal “Save Out Stages” Aid Is Tied Up And Not Getting To The Arts

This stunning state of affairs stands in bold contrast to the initial PPP and the more recent restaurant relief funds, which were on their way to businesses within days. – Variety
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Federal “Save Our Stages” Aid Is Tied Up And Not Getting To The Arts

This stunning state of affairs stands in bold contrast to the initial PPP and the more recent restaurant relief funds, which were on their way to businesses within days. – Variety
Tags: Art, PPP, Issues, 06.09.21