The Paychex Business Series Podcast with Gene Marks - Coronavirus
The Stimulus Bill has Passed: Hear Senator Chris Coons Discuss Small Business Provisions

The Stimulus Bill has Passed: Hear Senator Chris Coons Discuss Small Business Provisions

December 29, 2020

As businesses continue to struggle as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new stimulus bill was passed on December 27, 2020 to help alleviate payments for new and existing loans given to small businesses within this past year. Join us as Gene Marks talks with Senator Chris Coons from Delaware on these unbelievable benefits for small businesses including lending through the Paycheck Protection Program, small business debt relief, and many other provisions that will provide more than $300 billion to small businesses and nonprofits all over the nation.

If you’re looking for more specifics on key provisions of the law, visit our website for additional resources on the fiscal relief package.

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Nicolle Wallace Talks Hope, Optimism, and Opportunity for Small Businesses

Nicolle Wallace Talks Hope, Optimism, and Opportunity for Small Businesses

December 23, 2020

Hope. Optimism. Opportunity. Three powerful words that mean more this year than in years past. In this episode of the Paychex Business Series, Gene Marks is talking with host of Deadline: White House, Nicolle Wallace about what has come out of COVID-19 for small businesses and where the future may lie. Hear as they talk about the opportunity working from home has created for both employers and their employees, why startups are not just for people looking to make extra money, the importance of valuing your millennial employees, and how to make the mental health of your employees a priority.

For more information on employee mental health, read our article, “Mental Health at Work During COVID-19.”

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
This episode was recorded on December 15, 2020. The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Congress and Small Business, with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez

Congress and Small Business, with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez

December 22, 2020

New parameters around Paycheck Protection Program funding. COVID-19 liability protection. Potential increases to the minimum wage. The importance of affordable health care for small business owners. The challenges of big tech and need to establish a level playing field for small business owners to succeed, not only during these trying times, but also into the future. Listen in as we discuss these issues and more with Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee. If you want a feel for what Congress plans to do to address the most pressing business challenges of today, and what to expect from them in 2021, this episode is for you.

Want to hear what else 2021 may bring for taxes, health care, regulations, and more? Watch a recording of our special digital event, The Business Impacts of the 2020 Elections: A National Perspective.

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Trainerize: How One Company is Defining a New Category in Personal Training and Fitness

Trainerize: How One Company is Defining a New Category in Personal Training and Fitness

December 15, 2020

Inspiration for a business can come from anywhere. For Sharad Mohan, Co-Founder and CEO of Trainerize, found it in 2003 while working with a physiotherapist. Hear as Sharad talks with host Gene Marks about his journey from ideation to realization, the bumps along the way, why defining a new category may be the key to a successful business, and where he sees himself going in the future.

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

How Amazon is Supporting Small Businesses During COVID-19 and Beyond

How Amazon is Supporting Small Businesses During COVID-19 and Beyond

December 8, 2020

When you think of Amazon, small businesses are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But maybe it should be. With more than half of the products sold on Amazon coming from small- and medium-sized businesses, Keri Cusick, Head of Small Business Empowerment at Amazon says small businesses are a fundamental part of their work. Hear what she has to say about what the company is doing to support small businesses, their focus on the customer experience, and what trends they’ve seen over the past few months. 

Looking for ways to get back to business during COVID-19? Download our whitepaper, “Peer Insights to Help SMBs Get Back to Business.”

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Paychex Panel Experts: Post Election Hot Topics

Paychex Panel Experts: Post Election Hot Topics

December 1, 2020

With the election behind us, many are wondering what to expect with the new Biden administration. Join Gene Marks as he talks with three experts from Paychex: Thad Inge, Senior Manager of Government Relations, Mike Trabold, Director of Compliance Risk, and Laurie Savage, Senior Compliance Analyst. Listen in as this panel talks about what business owners may see under president-elect Joe Biden, including the next round of stimulus, FICA tax, minimum wage and overtime laws, health care, 401(k) plans, and more.

Join us for our upcoming webinar on December 15, The Business Impacts of the 2020 Elections: A National Perspective, with host Gene Marks, and guests Rebecca Jarvis and Nicolle Wallace. Register today!

DISCLAIMER:
This episode was recorded on November 20, 2020. The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.