What legal entity is right for your business? | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. What legal entity is right for your business? The legal status your business takes maybe decided by what industry you are working in. An LLP is a separate legal entity from its members.

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Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Things to remember: The legal form that your business takes will affect numerous aspects of your business trading. This makes the business a separate legal entity from you. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 199

E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

To set an email signature file: 1) From the Tools Menu, choose Options 2) Select Mail Format 3) Select Signatures 4) Select New and follow the instructions to add your email signature. It is too easy to press Send and then regret what you have written or find yourself in some legal trouble. Tip for filing emails: If it is necessary to file a hard copy of the email. File emails chronologically by date and time. Copyright © 2005 All rights reserved.

2007 100

10 Moments When Being a Freelance Writer Sucks

Dumb Little Man

As a writer, your PC is one of your biggest assets containing all your files and documents including client jobs at various stages of completion. Copyright Infringement. You wrote a lovely post, sourced images randomly and forgot to attribute the owners or even check their copyright policy. They spot it, red flag it and send you a please-take-it-down email threatening legal action in 7 days. Rose is a Freelance Writer but frankly, it wasn’t all rosy from page one.

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An Introduction to Trademarks for the Uninitiated Solopreneur

The Solopreneur Life

This article provides a brief overview of the basic legal concerns and implications associated with adopting and seeking to register a new trademark. By way of contrast, copyright law protects creative expressions of ideas—advertisements, publications, songs and other works that are recorded or imprinted in tangible media. Filing for Registration. Trademark registration applications are filed with the USPTO.

2010 170

Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. You can keep working while it saves the file, too. Whether it’s a copywriter, editor, or legal, I regularly have multiple eyes and hands on my docs. When they open the file, it opens right in Microsoft Office. Summing it up… I love being able to work on my documents from multiple locations but hate having to email my files to myself, download, edit, and repeat. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

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Internet Monitoring Software: A Productivity Booster

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. One such instance is the negation of legal risks. I mentioned the employee who uses Facebook and Twitter earlier but some workers view offensive or illicit websites while at work, or attempt to download copyrighted files. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest-Post. This guest post was provided by Lee Munson on behalf of GFI Software Ltd.

2011 169

Start 2011 off Organized! - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

Clean Out Your Files It’s easy for your cabinets and folders to become overstuffed with outdated paperwork, so it’s important that you take time once a year to purge the old and make room for the new. Start with your reference, client, and financial files.

2011 162

Ask the Admin: Records Retention

Administrative Arts

For other types of high level meeting minutes, such as executive management meetings and the like, you will probably want to get a recommendation from your legal department as to how long they should be kept. Setting Up a Filing System Part 2: Active vs. Historical Files. Copyright: Administrative Arts Ask the Admin: Records Retention. I got this e-mail from Kelly: What is the business standard for the length of time to keep meeting minutes?

Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Employment Lawsuits

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Stay within legal guidelines regarding employment. Consider Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) to cover you against claims or lawsuits filed against you by employees. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 179

Working From Home: Notary Public

Administrative Arts

While a dual tray printer is ideal (and will save you paper expense in the long run), you can get by with a decent single tray printer that can take both letter and legal size paper. Setting Up a Filing System Part 3: Creating Your Files.

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No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Usually, they’re getting bogged down with a few tasks in a particular software – they can’t fix footers in Microsoft Word or rearrange pages in an Adobe.pdf file. I’m certainly no expert, but I’ve mastered what I need to solve most issues I’ve run into with any Adobe.pdf file. I noticed though, that more and more of my work involved managing and manipulating.pdf files. Maybe it’s not a program, maybe it’s your filing system or your calendaring habits.

Tweet Hijack

Catch Friday

Watching TV and movies on the net has become acceptable to a vast number of people across the world, and file sharing is common place, but is it legal? Is it really healthy that the US Feds want to rule the world, or is this solely about copyright? Your innocent tweet hijacked to attack US Government Websites, and even if you don't know about it you can go to jail. On Twitter Hacker group Anonymous have 249,000 followers, are you one of them or is one of your children?

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Pitch of the Week – Waste Notes

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Top 5 Sales Tips for Small Business » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 7:32 am and is filed under Pitch of the Week , WinWeb. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 179

Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You

Productive & Organized

afreshspace   @ StephCalahan I just use a legal pad for daily to-do's but keep bigger or future projects in my outlook task list declutterlady   @ StephCalahan Hey, Stephanie, it's iPEP for me; 1 workspace/project w/ability to keep all in 1 place!

2010 283

Oh where or where is my password?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 August, 2010 Oh where or where is my password? I keep mine in an encrypted Word file on my computer. I also have an encrypted file with various other important numbers like my and my husbands social security numbers and the like.

2010 130

An Open Letter To Our Prime Minister, David Cameron

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Legal Security and Fairness : The United Kingdom is a place where any person – whether in business or not- should be able to live in a situation of legal security and fairness. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 213

The Inception of a Business Idea

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. New inventions can be a legal minefield involving copyrights and patents, but some of the best business ideas are often things that are so simple it is hard to believe no-one else thought of it first.

2010 198

Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 December, 2009 Do you like what you do? If you know what works best for you and if your job is 80/20 on what you like then you can put up with the small stuff like filing and filling out expense forms.

2009 172

Let your fingers do the walking: Quick keyboard shortcut keys

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 23 June, 2009 Colour Coding Works. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2009 130

Grrr! moments

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 23 May, 2009 Grrr! At one office I worked in we had a mail cart with slots for everyones mail, but it was filed First name, Last name. the phone book, standard filing practices etc.)

2009 130

Ten Small Business Startup Ideas – 2009/09/20 | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. A premium hotline providing legal advice. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Sunday, September 20th, 2009 at 7:05 am and is filed under Business Ideas. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 164

Change of Business Ownership | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. E-Mail me or follow me. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Starting a Small Business?

2008 196

Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 December, 2009 Meetings Plus: Taking them offline I organize a lot of meetings in a day, week, month; heck, even into next year. When a meeting is finalized, I put the scheduling sheet in a completed file.

2009 141

Pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 August, 2010 Pass it on. This is useful if you want to file the email and change the Subject line to something that better describes what the email is about or to put notes in the email.

2010 130

The E-tiquette of E-mail

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise The E-tiquette of E-mail By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Outlook E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by Patricia Robb of Laughing all the Way to Work: The Ultimate Secretarial Survival Blog. To set an e-mail signature file: From the Tools Menu, choose Options Select Mail Format Select Signatures Select New and follow the instructions to add your e-mail signature.

2008 100

Small Business Start-Up Idea – Weight Loss Consultation | THE.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. You will need to have a legal agreement in place with all your clients because there are complications relating to weight loss that could potentially result in litigation against you. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 186

Anyone can be an Administrative Assistant, right?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 17 December, 2008 Anyone can be an Administrative Assistant, right? Try to anticipate the need so you can have the file or the answer your boss needs, before he or she even knows they need it. A good assistant knows just where to find the document or file needed, or they won’t stop looking till they do. Having a good filing system and keeping the file list up to date is something every assistant needs to be able to do.

2008 100

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 September, 2008 Using a Bring-Forward System to Help Organize Your Boss Of all the articles I have written, the one I wrote on the bring-forward system by far gets the most views. I use hanging file folders labelled from January through to December. They are legal-sized folders, because I like a lot of space, but letter size would work just as well. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice.

2008 125

The E-tiquette of E-mail

Laughing all the Way to Work

To set an e-mail signature file: 1) From the Tools Menu, choose Options 2) Select Mail Format 3) Select Signatures 4) Select New and follow the instructions to add your e-mail signature. It is too easy to press Send and then regret what you have written or find yourself in some legal trouble. Tip for filing e-mails: If it is necessary to file a hard copy of the e-mail. File e-mails chronologically by date and time. Copyright © 2005 All rights reserved.

2008 100

Small Business Checklist: Business Process Outsourcing | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. « Ethics And Small Business Small Business Quotation: Obstacles » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Thursday, October 18th, 2007 at 10:52 am and is filed under Business Checklists , How to.

2007 217

Small Business Startup Checklist – Naming Your Business | THE.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. You may be inspired to come up with a name that is similar but differentiates you in some way Be aware of the legal issues that surround naming a business. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 203

Top 5 Tips for Writing a Staff Handbook

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Make sure you include a disclaimer stating that the handbook is not a legal document. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

2010 130

On the job tips for new Admins.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 December, 2009 On the job tips for new Admins. This can be as simple as having hanging file folders marked from January to December and then you just put items in the appropriate month that you need to bring forward for your boss. I am a young - 22 years old - legal secretary working in patent law with no professional experience whatsoever. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice.

2009 132

Q & A: What protection does a limited liability company offer to.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. in the UK – is a legal entity, like a different person, so you, the business owner is not direct liable for any debt. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

2007 205

When you need it later: The Bring-Forward System

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 15 March, 2009 When you need it later: The Bring-Forward System My boss likes me to keep him organized and the way I do that is to have a system to bring forward items, which I then bring to his attention when he needs to see it. Tried and True Method: I set up 12 hanging file folders labelled January through to December. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice.

2009 100

Managing your Boss's Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 29 August, 2009 Managing your Bosss Inbox Nowadays our bosses are busy almost 24/7 and in order to cope they need our help managing their e-mail account. Get any files they may need as a result of the e-mail correspondence. Going through some major organizing and filing here at our office and this is another 'a propos' topic that hits home. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice.

2009 100

Frustration Busters!

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 26 July, 2009 Frustration Busters! Or if you want to attach a file, choose Attach File. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

2009 100

Working for the Disorganized.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 10 October, 2008 Working for the Disorganized. Keep an organized filing system and file list. If your boss tends to misplace things when they get it, make an extra copy for your file before giving it to them. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2008 100

How To Make This Recession Work For Your Small Home Business.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. We need far more small businesses and less big corporations, i will do and say anything that is legal to help my clients to survive this recession with their future intact. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 192

Is it that time of the year already?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 January, 2009 Is it that time of the year already? In some organizations raises are tied to how well you do and it is also a record that is kept on your personnel file. Normally, I put something about needing to get my filing system up to date, but I think I may have missed the point when I have done that. I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice.

2009 100

Registering your business – Start Up Guides – Part 5 | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer! Ask me your small business questions, I will answer them ASAP.

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