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SBA Suspends Requirements for Federal Construction Contracts and Expands HUBZones

SBA Suspends Requirements for Federal Construction Contracts and Expands HUBZones By Gloria Larkin Some members of the small business community have a new avenue to explore as it continues to seek relief from the pandemic, as the Small Business Administration (SBA) has suspended the bona fide place of business requirement for 8(a) construction contracts. The... Read More

Biden Expanding COVID-19 EIDL Program

Biden Expanding COVID-19 EIDL Program By Gloria Larkin Many small businesses are feeling stuck. In some cases, their economic recovery has stalled and may even be backsliding. Relief funds, which can result in economic hangovers anyway, are running out. And bottlenecks have begun to appear in the credit market. To address these issues, President Joe... Read More

Small Businesses Losing Out Huge in Contracting

Small Businesses Losing Out Huge in Contracting By Gloria Larkin   A recent report from the Washington, D.C.-based Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Supporting Small Business and Strengthening the Economy Through Procurement Reform, authored by its Director of Strategic Initiatives┬áDane Stangler, offered some stark and disappointing data. The numbers concerned the involvement and impact of small... Read More