Category: Bulletin

Zoom Fatigue: How to Keep Your Virtual Team Engaged and Productive

Oct 19, 2020 / Bulletin

While virtual meetings have made work-from-home more convenient than ever, many businesspeople are not convinced that this is a viable long-term option. Several Fortune 500 CEOs recently voiced their opinions on virtual meetings. While many of them expressed the benefits of virtual meetings at the beginning of the year, they have recently questioned the effectiveness of such meetings. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated that “30 minutes into your first video meeting in the morning […]

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Stimulus Negotiations Continue after Multiple Counteroffers

Oct 12, 2020 / Bulletin

In last week’s bulletin, we discussed new developments on the progress of the HEROES Act, the current version of the second stimulus bill that Congress continues to negotiate for approval. After reviewing the construction of the bill, the HEROES Act contains significant relief for small businesses, including restaurants. Restaurants in Southwest Florida have been strongly impacted over the past few months, some of which have permanently closed. Nonetheless, the new stimulus […]

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How the HEROES Act may Help Restaurants in Southwest Florida

Oct 5, 2020 / Bulletin

The $2.2 trillion HEROES Act recently passed in the House of Representatives on October 1. The bill passed by a 214 to 207 vote after several revisions from the original version proposed in mid-May. The bill proceeds to the Senate for a possible vote in the near future. The HEROES Act marks the sixth bill introduced by Congress in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The original version of the bill […]

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Florida Enters Phase 3 with Right to Work and Increased Restaurant Capacity

Sep 28, 2020 / Bulletin

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order for Phase 3 of the “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery” this past Friday in St. Petersburg. The newly issued executive order focuses on Florida residents’ right to seek employment and operate businesses without local ordinances, preventing them from doing so. As part of this plan, Governor DeSantis also allowed restaurants throughout the state to operate at full indoor capacity.  DeSantis also required […]

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