Tips for Winding Down a Small Business
October 22, 2021

I was saddened to recently to hear the news that the Innsbrook Foundation was dissolving, an unfortunate fate for an organization that had served the Innsbrook community so effectively for over 30 years, but an inevitable part of the life cycle…

Pitch Virginia Coming to VCU’s Shift Retail Lab on November 10
October 18, 2021

The inaugural Pitch Virginia event, organized by Activation Capital, is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10 at the newly opened Shift Retail Lab at VCU, an initiative of the VCU da Vinci Center. The festivities will feature pitches from high…

Perkins Law Sponsors River City Open Collegiate Tennis Tournament
October 08, 2021

RVA Small Business and Nonprofit law firm Perkins Law, PLLC is excited to sponsor this weekend's River City Open, the largest NCAA Division I men’s tennis event in the area. Organized by the River City Tennis Foundation, a local charity promoting…

October Nonprofit Spotlight: Celebrate! RVA
October 01, 2021

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for October 2021 is Celebrate! RVA. Perkins Law salutes Celebrate! RVA for its mission to give children the chance…

SCORE’s Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
September 17, 2021

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for the upcoming 3-night virtual SCORE workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring RVA’s small business attorney, Eric Perkins on October 7th. Speakers…

Upcoming Webinar on Developing a One-Page Business Plan for Small Biz Owners and Entrepreneurs
September 14, 2021

Richmond SCORE is conducting an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for entrepreneurs and small business owners on an accelerated strategy for developing an abbreviated one-page business plan for your business. …

What Small Business Owners Should Know About The New Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act
September 07, 2021

On March 2, 2021, Virginia became the second state to enact a comprehensive state privacy law when Governor Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “CDPA”) into law. The CDPA creates consumer rights, similar to California’s…

Quick Reminder About Minimum Wage Increases in Virginia
September 03, 2021

As amended by the General Assembly in 2020, the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (“VMWA”) creates a schedule of incremental increases to the minimum wage throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. The first increase, effective May 1, 2021, raised…

September Nonprofit Spotlight: Podium RVA
September 01, 2021

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for September 2021 is Podium. Perkins Law salutes Podium RVA for its mission to Empower youth ages 10 - 19 in greater…

Perkins Law Prospective Franchisee Zoom Workshop – September 9th
September 01, 2021

Ever considered franchising as a path to business ownership? If so, then careful planning and research are a must. Secure a seat for the Perkins Law Prospective Franchisee Workshop on September 9th led by small business and franchise attorney,…