Veterans Entrepreneurship Act

New Law Benefits Veterans Entrepreneurs

The President signed into law legislation that will expand business opportunities for veterans and help reservists keep their businesses afloat during and after deployment.

The new law waives the upfront guarantee fee for veterans applying for 7(a) express loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA), affording recently discharged servicemembers and other veterans opportunities to start new businesses and create more jobs.

Read more here.

SBA Webinar on Disaster Preparedness

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT:          “The Impact of Preparedness on the Bottom Line”  

A live presentation, followed by a question and answer session

WHEN:          Wednesday, August 5, 2015 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET

HOW:             Space is limited.  Register at http://agil.me/prep4bottomline

Five Largest firms in the US

Staffing Industry Analysts today released its annual list of largest US staffing firms, which included 122 staffing firms with US staffing revenue of more than $100 million.

The five largest firms in the US by 2014 staffing revenue are:

  1. Allegis Group, $8.29 billion
  2. Adecco, $4.50 billion
  3. Randstad Holding, $4.40 billion
  4. ManpowerGroup $3.82 billion
  5. Kelly Services, $3.29 billion

Read more here.