Word around the water cooler.

  1. For the Second Time, SBF is a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace

    SBF has moved up two spots to No. 2 in the annual list of Tampa Bay’s best places to work, based on employee surveys.

  2. PPP Deadline Extended to May 31

    There’s still time for businesses (and sole proprietors) to apply for Paycheck Protection Program loans.

  3. Facing a wave of unemployment fraud, what should you do?

    Since the start of the pandemic, fraudulent unemployment claims have exploded, and it’s estimated that more than $63 billion has been paid out improperly.

  4. Comprehensive COVID-19 Relief Package Passed

    The American Rescue Plan Act, the third coronavirus relief package signed since the start of the pandemic, has help for small businesses and individuals.

  5. How Joto’s Pizza Pulled Together to Keep Serving the Community

    Joto’s Pizza has continued to serve its community for 47 years, and even the pandemic hasn’t stopped them.

  6. New PPP Rules to Help the Smallest Businesses

    Businesses with fewer than 20 employees will be the only businesses allowed to apply for PPP funding for a two-week period.