Author: Donna McCown

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Posted on April 01, 2020 by Donna McCown in Featured

Maricopa SBDC Is OPEN – Virtually How we can support you: Our offices are open – virtually.  We are here to help, so don’t hesitate…

What do Employers Have to Pay For Under the New Guidelines?

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

Posted by:  Wendy McClellan wendy@structure4success.com If I have to temporarily close my business, do I have to pay my employees during this time? Not generally,…

3 Strategies for Strengthening Your Business During COVID-19

Posted on March 18, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Yolanda A. Facio, Business Analyst, Maricopa SBDC The current business climate is stressful; I understand that you are facing challenges and may have fears…

SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Donna McCown in Featured

SBA to Provide Small Businesses Up to $2 Million

Coronavirus cases top 94,000: Live updates on COVID-19

Posted on March 05, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Live Science Staff A newly identified coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is spreading across the globe. Here’s what you need to know about the virus and the disease…

Think BIG & Start Small

Posted on March 03, 2020 by Donna McCown in Featured

Proud to Support America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) as They Celebrate 40 Years of Helping Businesses “Think BIG & Start Small.”  For 40 years the…

Economic Fallout From Coronavirus Grows

Posted on February 26, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/18/world/asia/china-coronavirus.html At least 150 million people in China — over 10 percent of the country’s population — are living under government restrictions on how often…

Coronavirus May Delay Hard-Fought U.S. Trade Wins in China

Posted on February 05, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Ana Swanson NYTIMES The spread of the virus is likely to slow China’s progress in meeting the commitments it agreed to last month as part…

Defying Trump, UK’s Johnson refuses to ban Huawei from 5G

Posted on January 30, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

Paul Sandle, Jack Stubbs LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson granted Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network on Tuesday, frustrating a global…

Trump Sees ‘Big Trade Deal’ With EU, Repeats Auto Tariff Threat

Posted on January 23, 2020 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Josh Wingrove, Jordan Fabian, and Shawn Donnan President Donald Trump is gearing up another attempt at trade talks with the European Union and is hopeful the two…