New guidance clarifies that independent contractors do not count toward a business's payroll in the Paycheck Protection Program's small-business loans.During a National Small Business Town Hall hosted by Inc. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Chamber executive vice president and chief policy officer Neil Bradley clarified that...

Read MoreRead More

The U.S. Small Business Administration on Thursday issued an interim final rule for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which is offering $349 billion in forgivable loans that small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can use to cover costs including payroll and rent.The interim final rule lays...

Read MoreRead More
a

If you're looking to grow your business and take it to the next level in 3-5 years, you'll need to be thinking about employing capable talent, buying inventory and advertising to potential customers. Each of these activities requires a significant amount of time and capital,...

Read MoreRead More

If you're ready to apply, give yourself a head-start by organising your documentation. There are a few key pieces of documentation that most lenders will ask for. If you've got these ready to go, it gives you more time to get organised if the lender...

Read MoreRead More