Where are the coronavirus cases in North Carolina?
The CDC has awarded $13.8 million to the state of North Carolina to fight the coronavirus. This grant comes as an initial response to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
With local offices in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Greenville, Raleigh, and Wilmington there is no one speaking to small business owners about their concerns than Transworld Business Advisors. Our team has worked tirelessly over the last few weeks listening and learning the major fears and concerns of small business owners.
Fears Of North Carolina Small Business Owners
- "We have been able to survive the first wave of the pandemic but a prolonged time table would be devastating to our small business."
- A majority of small businesses lease their space. With limited income how landlords expect full payment/.
- Many of the small business owners have already begun round 1 of layoffs.
- Some small business owners are keeping skilled labor on the payroll in fear of losing them to local competitors.
- "When will government assistance arrive?"
- Many small business owners that we have spoken with are asking, "Will North Carolina face a complete statewide shutdown?"
North Carolina small business owners are realist, they understand that the consequences are real and devastating. Concerns for their businesses are balanced with concerns for their employees, their families and those impacted directed during this coronavirus pandemic.
Raleigh's News & Observes is reporting 239 statewide cases as of March 21st.
SBA Help For Coronavirus
Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.
Resources from the Small Business Association