<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1018706268302959&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

Finance

Treasury: State Treasurer Announces Grants for Distressed Municipalities

Michigan Business Network
July 27, 2021 3:00 PM

More than $2.7 Million Awarded for
Infrastructure and Public Safety Projects

LANSING, Mich. – State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today announced a total of $2.7 million is being awarded to 16 municipalities through the Financially Distressed Cities, Villages and Townships (FDCVT) Grant Program.

Read More

Attorney General Nessel Issues Statement on $7M Approved for Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act Fund

Michigan Business Network
July 27, 2021 2:00 PM

LANSING   – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued the following statement in response to Governor Gretchen Whitmer signing Senate Bill 27, a supplemental appropriations bill that includes $7 million for the Wrongful Imprisonment  Compensation Act (WICA) Fund:
Read More

SBAM | Proposed Legislation Would Increase Availability of Affordable Health Coverage

Michigan Business Network
July 27, 2021 9:00 AM

The Coalition to Protect and Promote Association Health Plans Applauds New Introduction of Legislation

Washington - On behalf of small businesses and self-employed individuals across the country, we applaud members of Congress for their ongoing commitment to enacting policies that would give employees of small employers and self-employed individuals with no employees much-needed access to comprehensive, affordable health coverage through an “Association Health Plan” (AHP).

Read More

SBAM | Avoiding Risk in Background Screening

Michigan Business Network
July 26, 2021 5:00 PM

By Susan Chance, courtesy of SBAM Approved Partner ASE

Is avoiding risk in background screening worth having someone on staff just to help with beefing up your company’s background checking practices?

One publication suggests just that. It has been my experience that most people working with backgrounds are wearing many hats, and especially with all of the events of the last 16 months or so, employers have been in a race to keep up with all of the changes to their practices just in regard to the COVID pandemic. Given the time and attention demanded by this, in addition to an already busy schedule, who has time to worry about the details of background checking?

Read More

Foster Swift | Attorney Joins 2021 Dapper Dads for Good Cause

Michigan Business Network
July 26, 2021 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. –Foster Swift attorney Mark T. Koerner is among 23 business leaders competing in the annual Dapper Dads challenge, hosted by the Sparrow Foundation and the Women Working Wonders (W3) committee.

Read More

Clark Schaefer Hackett | Child Tax Credit Payments - What You Need to Know

Michigan Business Network
July 22, 2021 2:00 PM

If you have children age 17 or under, it’s critical to understand the recent changes made to the child tax credit

The first advance payments under the temporarily expanded child tax credit (CTC) are arriving in mid-July 2021.

Read More

Treasury: Seven Ways To Be Alert And Informed When Considering Student Loans

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2021 2:00 PM

Financially Empowered Students Better Understand How to Manage and Leverage Financial Aid

LANSING, Mich. – As Michiganders prepare for the upcoming fall semester and start paying their college tuition bills, the Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid Team is asking students and their families to be alert and informed when considering student loans.

Read More

SBAM | Is Remote Work Dumbing Us down?

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2021 12:00 PM

By Anthony Kaylin, courtesy of SBAM Approved Partner ASE

The benefits of remote work, when logistically feasible, are immense.

Employees have more flexibility with their day, and employers have found that employees tend to work longer. It has forced employers to rethink the future workplace. But there are drawbacks.

Read More

AG Nessel, MDHHS Director Hertel Reissue Consumer Alert Following Notice of Food Assistance Scam

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2021 8:00 AM

LANSING   – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Elizabeth Hertel put out a warning today about a scam related to the State’s Food Assistance Program (FAP).
Read More

Renaissance Venture Capital Closes $77.5M Fourth Fund

Michigan Business Network
July 20, 2021 2:00 PM

ANN ARBOR, MICH.  July 20, 2021--Renaissance Venture Capital has closed its fourth fund with $77.5 million of new capital.  Since it opened in 2008, Renaissance has raised over $280 million, making it the largest “fund of funds” of its kind in the United States.  Renaissance has become a role model for similar funds that have emerged in Cincinnati, Houston, and most recently Wisconsin. 

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |   |