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CEDIA Podcast: SPECIAL -- The Paycheck Protection Program

Ed Wenck
Apr 02, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program “provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.” Our guest, Phil Agresta, has the details in this special edition.
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Apply for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program

CEDIA
Apr 02, 2020

Funds may be fully forgiven based on the employer maintaining or rehiring employees and maintaining salary levels.
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CEDIA Podcast: Legal and Financial Advice for the UK

Ed Wenck
Apr 01, 2020

In this special edition of the CEDIA podcast, we address our members in the UK – but there’s actually some pretty great advice in here for everyone. Regarding response to the pandemic, we speak with an accounting firm, a legal practice, two integrators and a trade supplier.
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The Importance of Employee Morale

Ed Wenck
Apr 01, 2020

Tips from a variety of integrators on keeping the team involved and engaged during remote work demanded by the pandemic.
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CEDIA Podcast: Coping with the Pandemic

Ed Wenck
Mar 31, 2020

How do you talk to your clients? Manage your business and your employees' morale during this? How do you keep everyone safe? Jason Knott (CE Pro) shares the stories he's collecting, and we talk to several firms, too: The Premier Group, Nirvana Home Entertainment, and Inspired Dwellings (the latter led by CEDIA's Board Chairman, Rob Sutherland).
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Two Minute Tech Read: Working and Living in a Remote World

Walt Zerbe
Mar 31, 2020

"As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re in the midst of what I believe will be a major change in the way business will be conducted in the future. We have more and more people working from home, taxing their residential networks and ISP nodes, and potentially opening liability for the businesses they work for in the process."
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COVID-19 Expert Advice: Some Broad Legal Issues Facing U.S. CEDIA Integrators

Ed Wenck
Mar 25, 2020

Susan Kline, a partner at the firm Faegre Drinker, has some advice on employers, employees, client relationships, and remote work.
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CEDIA Podcast: Client Care Programs

Ed Wenck
Mar 24, 2020

Steve Rissi has developed a class on client care programs that's he'll be teaching at CEDIA Expo in Denver. Rissi shares his expertise -- which includes years as the head of an integration firm's service department -- in this podcast with hosts Ed Wenck and Walt Zerbe.
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CEDIA Podcast: Financial and Legal Tips During the Disruption

Ed Wenck
Mar 20, 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts lives and business, Pete the Planner (Peter Dunn) has advice on handling your finances (business AND personal) in an emergency, and Susan Kline from the law firm Faegre Drinker has legal info for employers and employees of CEDIA firms during the coronavirus pandemic.
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CEDIA Podcast: SPECIAL -- On Business Disruption

Ed Wenck
Mar 16, 2020

Employees working remotely, spikes in absenteeism, supply chain issues -- the current state of a world coping with a virus can profoundly affect your livelihood as an integrator. Craig Caldwell, Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs at the Lacy School of Business at Butler University is here to offer his expertise on those disruptions in this special edition of the CEDIA Podcast.
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CEDIA blog posts are intended to provide general information and should not be regarded as legal opinions or advice.

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