A new law blocking short-term insurance plans from being sold in California is perfectly timed for the state's small businesses.
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The federal government is letting America’s small businesses down when it comes to health care.
"Managing cash flow is one of the hardest things, especially when [small-business owners] are juggling a lot of different things, like making payroll or buying inventory," Brian Pifer, vice president of entrepreneurship at business advisory platform Venturize.org, told CBS MoneyWatch.
"We hope California’s lawmakers consider small businesses when deciding what bills to take up next year, and we hope 2019 will produce even better results for small firms than 2018," writes Mark Herbert, the California director of Small Business Majority.
That's the takeaway from a new report published this week by Small Business Majority, which analyzed rates of uninsured workers in small businesses between 2013 and 2016.
In a statement, Mark Herbert, California Director for Small Business Majority, said that without the return of net neutrality, “California’s small businesses would have been at a disadvantage when trying to compete with large corporations that have the resources to ensure their websites receive s
A report from the Small Business Majority and the American Sustainable Business Council found an estimated 25 percent of small- to mid-sized businesses do not reopen following a major ecological disaster.
Small Business Majority St. Louis Outreach Manager Maximilianah Zales discusses her work to help grow entrepreneurship among women and people of color in the St. Louis area.
For more on LendingClub’s support of this bill, check out our opinion piece in American Banker co-authored with like-minded advocates at the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity and Small Business Majority.
Small Business Majority found that 80 percent of small business owners they polled are in favor of ensuring interest rates and fees are clearly disclosed to borrowers.