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Important Changes In Virginia Employment Law
There are a number of very significant changes to Virginia employment laws that go into effect July 1, 2020. This article is an executive summary of those changes. They will dramatically impact the landscape in Virginia.
Norfolk Supply Chain Emergency Grant Funding
In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, City of Norfolk Economic Development has introduced a business loan product to help business impacted by inventory and supply chain disruptions and are in danger of ceasing business operations. Successful applicants are able to receive $10,000.00 to $35,000.00...
Virginia Beach Emergency Grants
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and Governor Northam’s order to close businesses, The Virginia Beach City Council has voted to allow economic development funds from the Virginia Beach Development Authority to be used for emergency grants. Businesses that qualify may be able to up to...