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SMB & Startup Business in Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense | vcfo

Five Principles for SMB & Startup Business in Aerospace & Defense A recent PwC report notes that the aerospace & defense (A&D) industry generated $741B in 2022 and stands poised for further growth in the years ahead. It’s no wonder then that a wide range of SMBs and startups are enticed by opportunities to do …

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Compliance

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) | vcfo

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) – Business Compliance and Implementation Over decades, numerous local, state, and federal laws have been enacted to ensure employees are provided with sensible working conditions and protections from discrimination based on medical conditions and a range of other factors. On June 27, 2023, the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act …

Nonprofit Finance Practices

Nonprofit Finance Practices | vcfo

Restoring and Ensuring Effective Nonprofit Finance Practices Decades ago, healthcare trailblazer Sister Irene Kraus moved her mantra of “No Margin. No Mission.” into the limelight. Underscoring this was her ahead-of-the-curve understanding that mission-centered organizations must have strong finance and compliance-related practices and expertise in place to be able to provide services in line with their …

Prioritizing People in Manufacturing

Prioritizing People in Manufacturing | vcfo Blog

Prioritizing People in Manufacturing – Why it Matters? As the saying goes in manufacturing, “if you don’t have the people, you don’t have the products.” While it’s unlikely that one could find an executive that disagrees with this sentiment, manufacturing entities nonetheless often operate in isolated silos with inadequate communication and interaction between the production …

Retail Business – 3 Financial & Operational Factors

Retail Business – 3 Financial & Operational Factors | vcfo

Navigating a New Era of Retail – Three Financial and Operational Factors The market and operating environments of retail businesses have undergone dramatic transformations since the turn of the millennium; transformations that accelerated significantly more with the outset of the COVID pandemic. While some retailers have navigated these shifts to a point of better business …

Navigating the Future of Work

Navigating the Future of Work | vcfo

Just as no one could have predicted the disruptions of the past decade, no one can predict with absolute certainty what the future of work will look like. Emerging trends and technologies do, however, give us an indication of how to think about and prepare for that future. Is your business ready for it? A …

Ensuring Success in Uncertain Times

Ensuring Success in Uncertain Times

With the current uncertainty in the market, have you taken steps to prepare for various contingencies?  Are you confident in your plan? The following articles from our consulting team may be helpful to you as you review your own checklist: How to Fight Inflation: 14 Tips for Business Owners Inflation remains high despite the best …

Building Blocks of Business Valuation

Building Blocks of Business Valuation | vcfo

Building Blocks and Best Practices for Driving Business Value Business valuation is not an original or uncommon topic. It is, however, one that business owners and leaders should be far more focused on and reminded of often. That’s because many who start a business don’t always fully consider business value when developing their original strategy …