SC businesswoman’s new group to advocate for little business enterprise

Diane Hardy speedily discovered that governing administration has good influence over the little organization environment when she opened Absolutely nothing Bundt Cakes a few several years ago.

She was then stunned at how little illustration little enterprise house owners experienced during the height of the pandemic when they experienced to observe local and state mandates.

Hardy now hopes the Mother and Pop Alliance will turn into the voice of South Carolina small business house owners in the Statehouse.

“We want to advocate for our tiny corporations down in Columbia to be their voice,” mentioned Hardy, director and founder of the business. “And to give them a stronger voice than they have now.”

In accordance to the Tiny Business Administration’s 2020 tiny business enterprise profile, South Carolina’s nearly 432,000 small companies make a the greater part of the state’s corporations and employ almost 44% of the state’s employees.