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Your resource for current news, policies and helpful updates impacting New Jersey businesses.


Capital Team Helps Small Businesses Get Funding They Deserve

The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers Network has put together a team of its top consultants to help small businesses find, apply and get approved for funding. Designed for businesses in operation for at least two years, the Capital Team brings businesses 100+ years of collective experience helping more than 10,000 small businesses secure over $1 billion.

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Legislation Signed to Protect New Jersey Workers, Employers From Unlawful Misclassification

A four-bill legislative package furthers state efforts to stop employee misclassification, the practice of illegally and improperly classifying employees as independent contractors. Misclassification deprives workers of the right to earn minimum wage and overtime, workers’ compensation and more, and puts upstanding employers at a competitive disadvantage against those who flout the law.

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State Pushes for More Vaccinations

As different coronavirus variants spread around the world and in New Jersey, officials continue to be adamant about getting as many adults and children vaccinated as possible to curb the spread of the virus and new variants. State health commissioner Judy Persichilli says, “We have to stop it and only way to stop it is not to give this virus an accepting host.”

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Vaccine Promotion Toolkit for Employers

Studies suggest that people trust their employers more than their governments and religious leaders to deliver safe and accurate information regarding vaccines. The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and Department of Health have created a toolkit with a templated letter to employees, actions employers can take to encourage employee vaccinations and more.

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Resources for Recovery and Growth Virtual Series

A free, six-part webinar series presented by the New Jersey Business Action Center features tips, processes and resources from state departments and partners to help your business. Topics include government procurement, financial resources and more.

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Webinar: Starting & Running a Business in NJ

Join NJBAC's Melanie Willoughby and the Metro NJ chapter of SCORE -- a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide -- as they host a webinar on starting and running a business in New Jersey. Melanie will discuss in detail exactly how a business can get answers on taxation, insurance, licensing, and other questions, affecting their operation. Businesses can get help with organizing a business entity such as a LLC, sales tax and other tax issues, insurance and licensing requirements, sources of financing, and other business-related issues.

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Resource to Help Businesses Prepare for Plastics Ban Law

New Jersey businesses are urged to prepare for new requirements that will ban single-use plastic carryout bags, polystyrene foam food service products, single-use paper carryout bags in grocery stores equal to or larger than 2,500 square feet, and limit plastic straws to by-request-only. The New Jersey Business Action Center has created a flyer to help businesses understand and prepare for these changes.

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