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The onboarding of new team members can go more smoothly when clear expectations are set.
The newest relief legislation passed during the COVID-19 pandemic is the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The new law contains several human resources provisions that went into effect on April 1 and will continue through September 30, 2021.
The next step Congress can take to help revive this sector is passage of the bipartisan “Hospitality and Commerce Jobs Act of 2021.”
Raising revenue to pay for this bill will cause an all-out food fight amongst sectors of the business community.
It looked like a good fit. The seller, unfortunately, didn’t see it that way.
As a trade association president, I knew that one of my most important jobs was to offer our members a friendly, well informed, third-party perspective on strategic business issues. Today, our New Direction Partners clients want the same thing: not just information about the mechanics of M&As, but also a genuine understanding of the industry and the mindsets of the people who own those companies.
For many years, I had the privilege of serving in leadership positions with Printing Industries of New England (PINE), the largest printing trade association in the Northeast. Then as now, I was greatly impressed by the resiliency of our members and their ability to adapt to changing business circumstances.