Yearly Archives - 2021

Top 5 COVID-19 Reopening Strategy Considerations

As we move into a new phase of the pandemic, one of the key things on every business person’s mind is implementing an effective COVID-19 reopening strategy. We’ve learned a lot over the past year. We know that COVID-19 is incredibly contagious (and new variants are even more so). We know that social distancing and...

Inside President Biden’s Executive Order to Fight COVID-19 in the Workplace

Just one day after taking office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order intended to both better protect workers from COVID-19 and to better enforce workplace safety rules. The move ignited a flurry of praise and criticism, with many claiming there will be unintended consequences to the economy and, ironically, also in the very hospitals...

UK Businesses Use AI to Survive COVID — With the Help of Government Tax Relief

Two out of every five businesses in the UK plan to invest in artificial intelligence to adapt and make it through the COVID-19 pandemic, according to just-released research. And a recent tax change will make that easier to do financially. “It is vital that we support businesses through the difficult months ahead,” says UK Financial...

Meeting UK Regulations and Re-opening with Confidence

While the United Kingdom and other countries worldwide race against time to get the COVID-19 vaccine out, businesses are struggling to survive — and keep both their employees and customers safe. The latest national lockdown, which went into effect Jan. 5 and will stay in place until at least mid-February, makes that even more challenging. The...

Tax Deductions and the COVID-19 Workplace Solution

COVID-19 has brought an onslaught of additional expenses for businesses and organizations, including plexiglass barriers, new signage, personal protective equipment, increased cleaning protocols and more. In this unrelenting cycle of bad news, a recent development in the field of taxes may provide some hope. A 2017 change to the Internal Revenue Code allows business owners to...