BUSINESS RESOURCES

Apr 02, 2020

BUSINESS WEBINARS

  • PROGRAMS, TOOLS & RESOURCES WEBINAR SERIES: Expand your knowledge and get vital business information with our live webinar training series that covers virtual sales techniques, customer financing, 3-D design renderings and more. VIEW SCHEDULE
  • RECORDED WEBINAR: Immediate Actions to Stabilize Your Business. Get insights on navigating the CARES Act, SBA Loans, other funding sources and considerations. VIEW VIDEO NOW
  • RECORDED WEBINAR: Planning Considerations for Employees. Navigating your business through the COVID-19 Crisis. VIEW VIDEO NOW
  • FREE ICPI LIVE WEBINAR APR 23, 1PM EDT: COVID-19 Crew Safety Best Practices. Discussion covers responsibilities of managers, supervisors and employees, as well as specific job site measures and OSHA recordkeeping. REGISTER NOW. Belgard Partner PROMO CODE: CV2WEBINARS

TIPS & TACTICS FOR NO-CONTACT VIRTUAL SELLING

These steps outline the virtual sales process for hardscape professionals, offer best practices tips and provide graphic icons that you can use on your company website to promote your virtual sales policy. LEARN MORE

FORGIVABLE PAYROLL LOANS

The CARES Act stimulus bill included a new type of SBA loan to help businesses cover payroll costs, mortgage interest, rent and utilities. Unlike the disaster loans currently available through the SBA, these work stabilization loans are potentially forgivable up to 100%. Percentage of loan forgiveness is proportional to workforce kept at full pay compared to historical levels. GET DETAILS

DIGITAL MARKETING TIPS & TRICKS

Now is the time to plug in and give your online presence the upgrade it deserves. These business resources were designed specifically with the Belgard contractor in mind. GET TIPS NOW

SAFETY PROCEDURES CUSTOMER TEMPLATE

This letter template outlines safety procedures that your company should have in place. Customize with your company name and send to customers to ease the minds regarding current or upcoming installation projects. DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE

FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION - COVID-19 FAQs

For companies that employ foreign labor, the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is offering answers to frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19. The March 20, 2020 memorandum with details can be found HERE.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SUPPLIES H-2B PROGRAM FAQs

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced that it intends to make available 35,000 supplemental H-2B temporary non-agricultural worker visas for the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2020. READ MORE

COVID-19 COMMUNICATION TIPS

More than ever, what you say is important, both on a business and human level. Get communication tips for social media, as well as language you can use for various response statements, depending upon the status of your specific market. GET TIPS

UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY TO CONDUCT BUSINESS

Whether or not you are able to continue doing installations or maintenance in your market, there are ways that you can utilize technology to maintain business continuity while adhering to local and national guidelines. LEARN MORE

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