January 25, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Main Street Monday — Over 250,000 UK Small Businesses Set to Close Despite the UK’s best efforts to support SMBs with their Bounce Back loan program, a recent study conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), found a record number of UK small business owners are planning to close…

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January 22, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Fraud Friday — Court Overturns Wilmington Trust Bank Executives’ Convictions “I never understood why this case was brought,” says defense attorney, Michael Kelly. “In my view, this case was an incredible waste of taxpayer dollars that literally ruined the lives of four innocent people.”  As a result of a recent…

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January 20, 2021 Caity RoachEditor C-Suite Wednesday — SBA Plum Book Jobs Just ahead of New Year’s Eve, the Government Publishing Office (GPO) released the latest Plum Book,  a compendium of more than 9,000 Federal civil service leadership and support positions in the executive and legislative branches that the new presidential administration must fill in…

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January 14, 2021 Caity RoachEditor Coleman Movers & Shakers — Isabel Guzman, Amy Bassett, Kelley Groth, and Bailey Wolff President-Elect Biden Announces Nomination of Isabel Guzman as SBA Administrator Currently serving as Director of California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate and a key leader in the state’s COVID-19 economic recovery, Isabel Guzman works closely…

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January 13, 2021 Caity RoachEditor C-Suite Wednesday — SBA Reopens PPP to Community Financial Institutions The  Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (EAA) set aside $15 billion in new PPP funding for community financial institutions (CFIs) to ensure increased access for minority, underserved, veteran, and women-owned business concerns. The SBA defines…

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