Covid-19 has hit many businesses hard. Yelp.com's Local Economic Impact Report announced that more than 97,966 businesses in the US permanently shut down due to the pandemic - and that was from reports in September of this year. Businesses may have experienced even...
Small business owners wear many hats and are often strapped for time. Staying on top of the latest industry happenings and HR trends that affect your small business can be a full-time job in and of itself. Look no further than these blog posts, where we will keep you fresh on all the latest happenings and topics that may affect your small business. Topic examples include how employers can prepare for natural disasters, how election day impacts the workplace, and HR and workforce trends to look out for. Located in the Greater New England region, we at Navigate want to help your business perform better, which is why we want to make it easier for you to be on top of all the latest happenings. When you have a good idea of what is going on outside of your business, you can use that knowledge to inform and shape your strategy moving forward.
Forging Ahead in the “New Normal”
In these times, we are all called upon to lead when our feelings may be more negative than positive.
How to Get an Employee Retention Tax Credit in 2020
We are living in a time like nothing we have ever seen before. It seems that the entire world has been put on hold while scientists, doctors, and governments try to discover the answer to COVID-19. While everyone waits, most businesses have either been shut down or...
Finding Hidden Opportunities for Small Business Owners During a Pandemic
The outbreak of a pandemic has brought about radical changes for business owners around the world.
Resources for Navigate Partners
For information on resources available to you during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, see this round-up of resources for the New England area.
What is the CARES Act and its Paycheck Protection Program?
For U.S. businesses: The Small Business Administration has just released new details on the Paycheck Protection Program. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
How to Support LGBTQ Employees in the Workplace All Year Long
Pride Month is in June. Every June, events including festivals and parades are held around the country to celebrate the progress the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community has made, while also recognizing the distance still needed to achieve...
Unlimited PTO: Is It Right For Your Workplace?
As summer approaches, we are entering the busiest time of year for people looking to go on vacation and take time off of work. This season often leads employers to consider their time off policies, and whether or not a change to the time off policy could be made that...
Offering Benefits to a Multigenerational Workforce
In our last blog post, we described five benefits trends to look out for in 2019. One of these trends is the increased customization of benefits offerings, due to today’s workforce spanning several generations. The average workforce today could span as many as five...
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