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Is it much ado about nothing? Many of us are understandably concerned about changes that are going to take place when the new healthcare legislation goes into effect and how it will impact our businesses here in New York. On July 10, the Manhattan Chamber of...

M/WBE (Minority/Women Business Enterprise) For women business owners, access to capital should not just for debt financing, but it should also include access to procurement opportunities. Multiple disparity studies showed significant disparities in contracting opportunities for women and minority owned business. As a result federal, state...

NAWBO® Advocacy Pays Off: SBA Announces Contracting Program For Women-Owned Small Businesses Women business owners can finally begin taking steps to participate in a federal contracting program that was enacted by Congress more than a decade ago. Beginning February 4, the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract...

NEW YORK, NY – New York City Comptroller John C. Liu launched an unprecedented, online report card that for the first time sheds light on the city’s failure to spend with minority- and women-owned businesses. The M/WBE Report Card will be updated daily using data from...

NAWBO members Sandi Webster of Consultants2Go and and Pat Smalls of Elite Security Personnel LLC at the Nov. 3, 2010 SCORE and American Express OPEN Speed Coaching Test Drive. SCORE is one the free services that works with businesses at any stage or type of...

A recent LA Times Article, Hiring part-time workers can have its downside, Oct. 25, 2010 is worth the read. Part time help is an important part of small business growth, but it is good to double check that you are protected and know all the rules–there...

Plenty of Suits and Ties at Annual Women’s Business Forum By KATRIN BENNHOLD Published: October 17, 2010 Twenty-three chieftains of industry — 13 of them men — committed to six concrete measures to improve the gender balance in their companies over the next 12 months. The measures included...

Following are four tips for free resources for any stage of businesses. Access to information financial, technical, management, legal, insurance, etc. is an ongoing process. If you have questions about professional services, the following organizations are available to assist you. SBS: NYC Department of...

From the Equal Pay Coalition– It’s Crunch Time for the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 182) ACTION: Contact key Senators on Facebook! FROM: Equal Pay Coalition NYC and New York Women’s Agenda & groups around the U.S. Click below for the full list of facebook links for contacts: ************************ Dear Friends, We hear...

Crain’s New York Business obtained a draft report from the New York City Councilmembers Jumaane D. Williams and Brad Lander condemning the City for failing to meet its Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program goals. Mayor Bloomberg initiated local Law 129 in 2005 to assist minority...

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