Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing: Information & updates for entrepreneurs in Germany
Almost every business in Germany will be affected directly or indirectly by the current state of emergency surrounding the corona pandemic – or is already affected.
We at firma.de want to help companies, startups and freelancers to stay well informed in this crisis so that we can master it together. Regular updates will follow.
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Master list: Business Management
The Business Management section of the blog aims to help you operate your business in Germany as a savvy entrepreneur. As you can probably tell a work in progress but if there’s something you want to learn about, drop us a line on firstname.lastname@example.org ! Assessing company names: Is my company name still available? How can … Read more
Coronavirus emergency aid for companies and the self-employed
In addition to the federal government, the federal states also offer immediate aid and emergency programmes for companies damaged by the coronavirus epidemic. Read more
Coronavirus crisis: Obligation to file for insolvency suspended in Germany
Empty order books, abandoned ice cream parlors and closed movie theaters. The Ministry of Justice is responding to the ravages of COVID-19 in Germany by relaxing insolvency rules. Companies that are currently struggling with the consequences of the Corona pandemic do not have to comply with the normal obligation to file for insolvency. Read more
Coronavirus & Kurzarbeitergeld (reduced working hours compensation): What businesses need to know
To cope with the economic damage during the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies will have to take action. The German government has therefore made it easier for businesses to receive Kurzarbeitergeld (reduced hours compensation). Here you will find a detailed overview of the most important changes and facts. Read more
Assessing company names: Is my company name still available in Germany?
A great company name is worth more than most people think. The financial value becomes especially apparent when customers begin to confuse one company for another. To avoid such situations, you should carefully assess your desired company name before forming your company. firma.de has put together an overview of what to keep in mind when … Read more