Monthly Archives: February 2021

Florida small businesses are resilient, even in face of hurdles presented by pandemic

Small business owners are nothing if not intrepid. They demonstrate their flexibility no matter what situation arises. Their resiliency has never been more apparent than in recent months as they encountered setbacks related to COVID-19.
Feb. 24, 2021|

Do employers have the authority to require vaccinations?

Recent announcements regarding the availability of vaccines for the COVID-19 virus have been both exciting and concerning for some employers and employees.
Feb. 24, 2021|

Qualifying requirements outlined for second round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan program

Update Jan. 20: The Economic Aid Act, signed Dec. 27, includes additional funding for Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. This article includes information about the targeted EIDL grant application process provided by the Small Business Administration.
Feb. 24, 2021|

Tips to help working from home be a success for management and employees

Is remote work here to stay? The jury is still out on what the post-COVID world will be like, but some workers already are asking for a permanent work from home policy, or at least the flexibility of a hybrid office-home situation.
Feb. 24, 2021|

Here are guidelines on how to qualify and apply for new PPP loans

The SBA has released guidance for new PPP loans available under the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act [the Economic Aid Act]. This article includes the latest guidance from the Small Business Administration.
Feb. 24, 2021|

Hageloh to head IRSC’s strategic initiatives

Indian River State College has hired technology and education veteran Michael Hageloh as executive vice president of strategic initiatives.
Feb. 23, 2021|

IRSC earmarks philanthropist‘s $45 million gift for low-income students, career training

On the day of its 2020 commencement ceremony, Indian River State College announced it has received the largest single donation in its 60-year history from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
Feb. 22, 2021|

Work begins on IRSC complex that will train students for specialized technical careers

The groundbreaking for Phase 1 of Indian River State College’s newest building — the Advanced Workforce Training Complex — occurred Dec. 4 with educators, employers, students, residents and legislators in attendance.
Feb. 22, 2021|

Treasure Coast businesses cope with a decrease in tourism dollars

Proximity to undeveloped beaches, wide-open spaces and metropolitan areas help local businesses
Feb. 22, 2021|

Bad economic times are a good time to revisit your business plans

TEAM members safe and healthy. We also hope this issue finds your business open and persevering through this challenging market. We continue to be inspired by resilient regional business owners who have innovated their organizations through 2020.
Feb. 22, 2021|