Legal Liability in the Workplace

Small Business CEO

When we think of “legal liability,” we often think of in terms of someone slipping and falling on a wet grocery store floor because the employees didn’t put out a “caution wet floor” sign. … Legal legal liability

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5 Important Marketing Trends for Legal Professionals

Small Business CEO

Legal professionals that stay on top of marketing trends and effectively use the latest strategies can get a leg up on all of the competition. Judging by the current climate and trends through the first half of 2017, there are some pretty clear themes to the changes in legal marketing.

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The Legal Aspects of Setting up a New Business

The Small Business Blog

Beginning a new business can be an exciting process, but the legal aspects of it can be quite intimidating. Guest Blog business partners commercial property crime employment law lawyers legal partners partnership property

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Legal Responsibilities of Your Business: Employment and Injury

Small Business CEO

As a business owner, you are lucky enough to have all sorts of additional legal responsibilities that are attached to your company. … Legal Management employee safety legal responsibilities workplace safety

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How Should I Legally Structure My Startup Business?

The Small Business Blog

Along with the countless other things a start-up has to deal with when setting up a company, there is the major decision of how the company should trade legally.

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Can An Employer Legally Verify Salary History?

Dumb Little Man

To this effect, verification of salary history has become a sort of hiring strategy, and it is legal to a certain extent. The post Can An Employer Legally Verify Salary History? The job market in the United States is becoming increasingly competitive not only in terms of individual skills but also in relation to compensation.

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5 Reasons to Offer Employees Voluntary Legal Benefits

Small Business CEO

Most Americans are faced with at least one new legal issue each year. Legal matters require time and money to resolve, and some of that time is spent while on the job. … Human Resources Legal voluntary benefits voluntary legal benefits work package

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Alternative Legal Structures for Social Entrepreneurs

Small Business Labs

   The Wall Street Journal has a good article covering the different legal structures social organizations can use to better accomplish their combined mission of social good with business practices.    Because of the legalities involved, I'm referring you to the article for more details.    Also, you should consult a lawyer or accountant prior to deciding what type of legal structure you want to form. 

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USA Mobile Drug Testing Shares what Employers Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization

Small Business CEO

With approximately 20 states and the District of Columbia legalizing the use of medical marijuana, drug testing has become a particularly hot topic for employers. Many of them are confused about what legalization means and what impact it has on them.

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Surviving Legal Terms: Does Seeking Online Help Make Sense?

Small Business CEO

A contract may contain legal terms that the signee should fully understand before she sign it in order to enter into the agreement.… … Legal business legal online legal service Law plays an important role of keeping mankind in the right.

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Legal Advice for Workers

On The Job

At least once a week I get asked a question that has a "legal" implication. I'm not a lawyer, and even though I tell these people they need to get legal advice, I know that's not possible for everyone. Someone writes me wanting to know if they can get fired for something, or what rights they have regarding their job. For one reason, lawyers cost money -- money that everyone may not have.

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Legal Advice: Just Got Sued? Here’s What To Do Next

Dumb Little Man

“You've been served.” Those three words -- indicating you’ve been served with a lawsuit -- will send a chill down the spine of just about anybody. Getting served with a lawsuit can be unnerving and confusing. If you haven’t been sued before, you will probably have a lot of questions.

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Stock Markets – Legalized Gambling – The Cancer In Our Sick Society

The Small Business Blog

When you listen to this guy during his BBC interview, it is easy to understand why you are losing you pension and savings. He claims that not governments rule the world, Goldman Sachs does. I believe him, how else can you explain, why our governments have not stopped the practice of “going short”, at least…

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

The Small Business Blog

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. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Small Business Legal Issues

The Small Business Blog

The weekly top 5 tips post is always full of helpful hints and advice for small, home and micro business owners. Make sure that you separate yourself from your business activity. Because a large number of small businesses operate as sole traders, their individual assets are not protected and would also be at risk…

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4 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Law Firm

Small Business CEO

Before you hire a legal firm to represent your business, it’s important to establish whether they’re suitable. To learn about a legal firm’s success, you can start with a simple Google Search including your geographic location. … Legal legal assistance

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Could Your Texting Get You In Legal Hot Water at Work?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, July 23, 2009 Could Your Texting Get You In Legal Hot Water at Work? The reason I bring up this message again is that the legal scope of what employers and/or lawyers will investigate regarding employee communications has widened.

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Myths About Lawyers

Small Business CEO

Lawyers have their quirks, but they’re a lot like normal people, even if they do write a lot of legal briefs that use seemingly random Latin words.… … Legal lawyersIf you want to joke about a particular profession, you’ll find plenty of material in lawyers.

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Bankruptcy Is Unexpected, Preparing Now Can Help You Later

Small Business CEO

Legal bankruptcy legal assistancePeaks And Valleys. The best times can become the worst of times quickly, and such economic downturns aren’t always predictable.

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How to Start a Company in the Netherlands

Small Business CEO

This is an important decision because the chosen legal form will influence the degree of liability for the founders of the company and will require a certain minimum share capital.… … Legal business setup starting a business

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Lawsuits For or Against You and Your Business

Small Business CEO

You need to understand how to legally protect your money and assets in the event of issues. … Legal lawsuitsEven though you would probably prefer that your business never gets involved in any lawsuit, there are lots of different instances where it can happen.

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Infographic: Lawsuits

The Small Business Blog

Your small business has hopefully avoided any legal situations so far, but once your company grows to a certain point then legal complications are practically inevitable. Business Infographics infographic lawyers legal patent trolling

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Contract Law Basics for Every Entrepreneur

Small Business CEO

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their plate, and the one thing that can really get them in trouble is the legal aspects of business. … Legal business partnership contract law contracts

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Business Taxes That Small E-Commerce Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Small Business CEO

Legal business taxes ecommerce taxesManaging taxes for your business is, well, taxing. It involves a lot of paperwork and several receipts, all of which you need to properly sort out and file.

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Why a Sole Proprietorship May Be Best for You

Small Business CEO

Basically, it means that there is no legal distinction between you and your business. A sole proprietorship would not have a separate balance sheet since it is not a legal entity: the sole proprietorship does not have assets or debts.… … Legal Management sole proprietorshi

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Business Visa Interview Tips for Those traveling to the United States

Small Business CEO

Legal Travel business visaIf you’re a businessman and you wish to travel to the United States of America , you probably know that a business visa is required and, for the same, you need to clear the interview round.

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Trying to Keep Your Delivery Vehicles Safe? Check Out These Essential Maintenance Tips

Small Business CEO

Legal Management delivery vehicle safety fleet managementThe damage caused by car crashes cost American businesses nearly $230 billion a year. Keeping the delivery vehicles you have safe is something you need to view as a priority.

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A Workers’ Compensation Guide for Small Business

Small Business CEO

Legal workers compensationEmployees are imperative to the successful operation of all small businesses, perhaps even more so than for large corporations because those larger entities usually have workers they can allocate where there’s a labor shortage.

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Protecting Your Business’ Intellectual Property Around The World

Small Business CEO

Legal intellectual property protectionImagine setting up your business abroad, only to find six months later that somebody else is selling your product and you’re powerless to prevent it. Without protecting your intellectual property (IP) when trading overseas, a scenario like this could become a reality. Preventing others from being able to copy and sell your inventions, product designs and ideas, or use your trademark is fundamental to the success of your business.

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The Advantages of Digital Compliance Archiving

Small Business CEO

… Information Technology Legal business tools digital compliance archivingAccording to recent studies, nearly 47% of business owners claim data growth is one of their biggest challenges.

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Superannuation Solutions for Every Size & Type of Business: Find the fund that is right for you – no matter the business you are in

Small Business CEO

… Finance Legal australia small business superannuation solutionsChoosing the right superannuation fund for your employees can be a complex process regardless of the industry you are in or the size of your business.

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Ways Trucking Companies Can Prevent Large Trucking Accidents

Small Business CEO

Legal Management road safety trucking accidentsAccording to the latest data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were 4,311 large trucks and buses involved in fatal accidents in 2015. This is an 8 percent year-over-year increase.

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A Starter Guide to I-9 Compliance & New Hires

Small Business CEO

Legal employment documents hiring documents i-9 compliance i-9 formsGetting a new hire onboard is more than introducing him to coworkers. You need to comply with all the regulations involved with the I-9 form. It is only one page, but the rules that go with it fill 69 pages.

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3 Times When an SMB Needs a Lawyer

Small Business CEO

Small business owners should build a relationship with a local attorney and have someone they can call if a legal problem arises. If you’re making a deal of a lifetime, you’ll need a lawyer to make sure that the contract you provide or must sign is legally sound.

2017 57

4 Ways to Protect Your Business From a Divorce

Small Business CEO

Legal divorce protecting business‘Happily ever after’ is what married couple want to achieve. Unfortunately, it’s often inevitable due to one reason or another. Depending on your personal circumstances, there are things needed to settle when divorce is inevitable.

2017 82

How to Select the Correct Commercial Law Firm for your Business

Small Business CEO

Hiring the correct commercial firm to take care of your legal interests is crucial to any successful business. A firm with other clients in your industry is beneficial as they will have an understanding of the industry and relevant legal requirements that exist within it.…

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How businesses can find lawyers without wasting time

The Small Business Blog

Guest Blog lawyers legal Finding a lawyer when you are first establishing your business is key in order to benefit in the long term. It is an area that you should invest both money and time in wisely to gain the most from a working relationship with your lawyer.

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3 Ways Small Businesses Can Meet ADA Facility Compliance Requirements

Small Business CEO

Businesses have a legal right to focus on accessibility, and this is in the retail and restaurant space especially.… … Legal Management accessibility ADA compliance disabilityAmericans with disabilities are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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How to Find a Reliable Asset Protection and Living Trust Attorney

Small Business CEO

Legal asset protection finding attorneys living trust probateA living trust refers to an estate-planning document with a list of instructions about what will happen to your assets after you die.

2017 64

Fire Smartly: Avoiding Wrongful Termination Lawsuits

Small Business CEO

… Human Resources Legal employee termination firing tips wrongful termination noticeFiring an employee is never an easy task, but when performance doesn’t meet expectations, drastic measures must be taken.

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