|12 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2011
On January 4, 2010, our Board of Directors approved a reduction in force that resulted in the termination of approximately 33% of the Company's workforce, effective January 7, 2010. On February 23, 2010, our Board of Directors approved an additional reduction in force that resulted in the termination of approximately 20% of our workforce, effective March 4, 2010. These reductions in force were related to our ongoing restructuring and cost reduction efforts as the Board of Directors explores a variety of strategic alternatives, including the potential sale of the Company or certain of its assets and/or the acquisition of other entities or businesses.
The Company incurred charges of $143,000 in connection with the reductions in force, consisting of one-time employee termination benefits. All amounts were paid as of September 30, 2010.
On November 30, 2010, our Board of Directors approved a reduction in force that resulted in the termination of 36 employees of the Company, or approximately 60% of the Company’s workforce, effective December 1, 2010. The reduction in force was related to the Company’s ongoing restructuring and cost reduction efforts and strategy of focusing its resources on the development and expansion of its core InstantProfile product, the successor to the Company’s LEC-billed directory product. All terminated employees were involved in the marketing and sale of the Company’s InstantPromote product by its subsidiary, Local Marketing Experts, Inc.
The Company incurred expenses of $99,319 in connection with the reduction in force, of which $37,500 was incurred for one-time employee termination benefits payable in cash. The remaining expenses relate to salaries and wages payable in cash to the affected employees which were paid in the first quarter of fiscal 2011.
In May 2011 the Company ceased the Direct Sales business and migrated the remaining customers to Reach Local in exchange for ten and five percent of gross revenues derived from such customers during the first and second year, respectively. The Company recorded $5,773 in revenues for this agreement during the year ended September 30, 2011. In connection with the discontinued Direct Sales business, seven employees were terminated. See Note 3.
The entire disclosure for restructuring and related activities. Description of restructuring activities such as exit and disposal activities, include facts and circumstances leading to the plan, the expected plan completion date, the major types of costs associated with the plan activities, total expected costs, the accrual balance at the end of the period, and the periods over which the remaining accrual will be settled.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef