As a result of the April 24th signing of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act into law, the Small Business Administration's loan/grant programs aiming to ameliorate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis reopened for business at 10:30am on Monday, April 27, 2020. The new … [Read more...] about U.S. Small Business Loan Programs Reopened
President Donald Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 226) into law on April 25, 2020, providing $484 billion in financial assistance and funding for various programs in response to the COVID-19 crisis, including the small business loan programs launched … [Read more...] about President Trump Signs Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act into Law
The U.S. Census Bureau has launched "two new experimental surveys to measure temporal social and economic trends in the nation’s small businesses and households over the next three months" to "provide insight into the scope of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic response on social and economic … [Read more...] about Census Bureau Launches Experimental Pulse Surveys During COVID-19 Crisis
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, jurisdictions will allow us to reopen, some faster than others, and with a variety of rules. The Insights Association has developed these guidelines to help marketing research and data analytics organizations prepare now to can get back to a semblance of normal … [Read more...] about Back to the Office After COVID-19?
Changes in Survey Research in Times of COVID-19 Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT Presented by Angela Ambitho, Yashwant Deshmukh, Johnny Heald, and Ignacio Zuasnabar Register Here This webinar brings together survey researchers from different parts of the world who will share with … [Read more...] about Upcoming Webinar on Research During COVID-19
Concern for family and friends always occupies the high ground in my mind. It’s a presence more noticeable in recent weeks for obvious reasons. For me, that “top of mind” place has been getting increasingly crowded. As the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis intensifies and companies across … [Read more...] about Laid Off? Your Next Job Begins Now!
The second wave of an Insights Association member survey indicates that market research and data collection agencies are experiencing an escalation of project postponements and diminished sales pipelines. Given this data, it’s not surprising that layoffs have picked up across the industry: 33% of … [Read more...] about IA COVID-19 Tracking Survey: Agencies Experience Escalation of Project Postponements, Diminished Sales Pipelines
The U.S. Senate approved H.R. 226 on April 21, 2020, providing $484 billion in financial assistance and funding for various programs in response to the COVID-19 crisis, including the small business loan programs launched and expanded by the March 27th CARES Act. The measure would increases the … [Read more...] about Replenishment of Small Business Loan Programs (PPP, EIDL) Passes Senate, Heads to House
Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired 20|20 Research, a qualitative technology-led research services provider in the US. The addition of 20|20 Research adds high-quality proprietary online qualitative tools to Schlesinger Group’s … [Read more...] about Schlesinger Group Acquires 20/20 Research
Angus Webb, the founder and Managing Director of online research supplier Panelbase, died last Wednesday evening from the COVID-19 virus, at a hospital in Spain. He was 45 years old. … [Read more...] about Obituary: Panelbase founder Angus Webb