BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The economic uncertainty created by COVID-19 is the number one concern for businesses, small and large in the Buffalo-Niagara region. This according to a survey of its members by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
A year ago, Buffalo Niagara Partnership members said finding and recruiting talent was their No. 1 concern.
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented times calling for unprecedented action. News Neediest will be there, as it has been for the past 39 years, to support families during the holidays with food on tables and toys underneath Christmas trees.
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Challenges may continue for industries hardest hit by the pandemic, including Niagara’s tourism and wine businesses, even after things begin to return to normal.
Certain businesses in Erie County’s Orange Zone that the state deems as high risk will need to close Friday.
The concerns of businesses shutting its doors permanently continue after the recent declaration of an orange zone through most of Erie County.
Today, some businesses will need to shutter their doors again due to COVID-19.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership reports that an overwhelming majority of businesses in the City of Buffalo have reported a loss of income according to a business impact survey. Grant Loomis, the organization’s Vice President of Government Affairs, said further closures would be “a deathblow” to the local economy.
Creating a corporate culture of diversity and inclusion not only helps businesses do good, it helps them perform well. In today’s war for talent, companies that ignore the need to create a climate that is welcoming to all will deprive themselves of some outstanding job candidates who will seek work elsewhere.