Small Business Resources
Check out some of the resources and organizations available to support small businesses.
Links of Interest
Massachusetts Minimum Wage for 2020 - Click here for a graphic.
Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave - Starts October 1, 2019 - Get the information you need as a Massachusetts employer to comply with the state's Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law, or find more information on how PFML effects you as a worker.
- Employer Responsibilities for Paid Family and Medical Leave video on YouTube
- Paid Family and Medical Leave Information for Workers video on YouTube
MA Health Connector for Business - Whether you have 5 employees or 50, the new Health Connector for Business offers an easy way to provide health insurance that’s affordable for your business and your employees.
Corporation Emergency Access System - The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has partnered with the non-profit, Business Network of Emergency Resources (BNET) to implement the Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) across Massachusetts. This access program allows local and state public safety leaders to facilitate entry of credentialed members of the private sector into areas that are otherwise off limits to the public because of disaster or emergency conditions. Access is accomplished through the use of a centrally issued, common credential (CEAS Card) recognized by law enforcement and emergency management officials. Access is permitted when deemed safe and will not interfere with first responder operations.
MassHire - MassHire creates and sustains powerful connections between businesses and jobseekers through a statewide network of employment professionals.
MassBiz Works Training- MassHire BizWorks helps to improve a variety of services for businesses using both state and federal resources.
SCORE - SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters.
Small Business Administration - The U.S. Small Business Administration helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. The SBA was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. Link to local Massachusetts District Office.