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Remote Employee Monitoring for Compliance and Efficiency

COVID 19 ushered in an age of remote working, a practice that likely will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Gartner, a respected HR research firm, posted survey results that show 82% of all companies intend to allow full or part-time remote working going forward. Remote working has advantages for both employers and employees.… Continue reading Remote Employee Monitoring for Compliance and Efficiency

Posted on October 5, 2021 in Employees

Cybersecurity Threats: How To Secure Your Business

The stories about major companies, hospitals, city governments, and huge retail operations being hacked or crippled by cyber-attacks are becoming daily news items. Recently, the federal government tasked the Department of Homeland Security to take specific actions to counter cyber attacks. So, if giant corporations and governments are struggling with the problem, you also need… Continue reading Cybersecurity Threats: How To Secure Your Business

Posted on August 24, 2021 in Business Strategy

ERP or CRM: How To Choose The Right Solution

ERP and CRM are among the most commonly recognized acronyms in business software — and the least understood. These platforms are database repositories designed to provide an organization with better controls and assist in planning for growth. But both platforms focus on different aspects of the business, meaning neither can provide all the information desired.… Continue reading ERP or CRM: How To Choose The Right Solution

Posted on July 28, 2021 in Business Strategy

When NOT To Pivot Your Business

The COVID 19 pandemic is (hopefully) a once-in-a-century economic disruption of global dimensions that continues to challenge many small businesses today. One of the pandemic business survival buzzwords that found its way into the press, business seminars, and social media is “pivot.” Pivot is not a new concept, but it is usually associated with startups… Continue reading When NOT To Pivot Your Business

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Business Strategy

Booking Business Travel Again? Know Your Deductions

The travel industry in general and airlines specifically took a massive hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. With major cities in lockdown and strict restrictions on hotels and restaurants, “business travel” was accomplished virtually on smartphones or laptops. Now that vaccines have allowed a loosening of restrictions, traditional business travel is once again an option. Among… Continue reading Booking Business Travel Again? Know Your Deductions

Posted on June 30, 2021 in Taxes

How COVID has Affected Change: Post-COVID Innovation

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) reported that the number of active business owners fell by 3.3 million—or 22 percent—from February to April 2020. COVID has been a once-in-a-lifetime economic disturbance that has impacted all businesses to one degree or another and throttled some companies altogether. When public policy tells the population, except for… Continue reading How COVID has Affected Change: Post-COVID Innovation

Posted on June 29, 2021 in COVID-19 Relief Series

Business Ideas 2021: Post-COVID Opportunities For Business

For small business owners, there’s hope! This COVID-19 pandemic is leaving a trail of distress, and turmoil affecting the American population and disrupting the global business environment in unprecedented ways. However, if you are a small business owner there is some good news. History shows that after every extreme economic downturn, new opportunities arise. The… Continue reading Business Ideas 2021: Post-COVID Opportunities For Business

Posted on May 26, 2021 in Business Strategy, COVID-19 Relief Series

All About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The latest COVID relief bill includes help specifically for restaurants and similar businesses. If you are an owner of a small business in the foodservice industry, you may be eligible to receive benefits through this fund. In this post, we will answer some of the biggest questions people have about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).… Continue reading All About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Posted on May 21, 2021 in COVID-19 Relief Series

Your 2021 Small Business Tax Filing and Preparation Guide

If you’re a small business owner in California, you know what every small business owner knows– that you have to do taxes. Taxes certainly aren’t fun, but they don’t have to be so hard. It may seem daunting, especially if you’re a new small business, but preparation and filing are more simple than you might… Continue reading Your 2021 Small Business Tax Filing and Preparation Guide

Posted on April 26, 2021 in Accounting, Taxes