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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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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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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5 Legal Issues To Consider And Address Before A Divorce

Dumb Little Man

If you are thinking of the same thing, here are some of the most common divorce legal issues you should be prepared to address. To legally put an end to a marriage, a number of processes and approaches have to be taken. Divorce legal issues vary from case to case and the laws governing them differ greatly from state to state. During the process, it’s important for divorcing couples to legally settle and document their agreed financial terms and conditions.

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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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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 Bulwark: Why Even Small Businesses Need Lawyers

Small Business CEO

It’s easy for small business owners to hold off on spending their precious resources on legal assistance, especially when their business is still in its infancy. … The post The Legal Bulwark: Why Even Small Businesses Need Lawyers appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Legal Considerations for Your Family-Owned Business

Small Business CEO

Legal business legal family business According to CPApowered.org , as much as 70% of family-owned businesses will not survive a transition to the next generation (SOURCE IN MINUTE ONE OF VIDEO).

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Charged with Crime and Hiring Defense Attorneys

Small Business CEO

Legal Defense attorneys Legal Defense Legal Tips“The law is hard, but it is the law” This old Roman saying pertains to the harsh yet fair nature of the law. It exists to protect the people from others and themselves.

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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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Business Basics: How You and Your Company can Avoid Litigation

Small Business CEO

Having legal action taken against you is going to severely damage your reputation, your relationship with clients and potentially your profits. Well, here you’ll find 4 of the simplest steps you can take to avoid a legal problem arising.… Legal litigation

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Key Things to Have In Order before Calling a Real Estate Attorney

Small Business CEO

Before you pick up the phone and call a legal professional, there are few things you’ll want to get in order first. Legal Real Estate Attorney Real Estate Lawyer Real Estate LegalNobody wants to have to face a real estate problem, but if the situation arises, you’ll be glad to have an experienced attorney to consult with to help you find a resolution. Here are some helpful tips that can enable you to make the most of your initial consultation. Summary of the Issue at Hand.

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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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The Importance Of Notarization

Small Business CEO

Some wonder what the fuss is all about when it comes to getting a legal document notarized; what it is and why it is important. Today, we will discuss some examples of legal documents that need to be notarized and why it is important to do so. Legal notarization

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Boost Your Law Business With These Digital Tips

Small Business CEO

Legal Marketing business growth digital revolution law firmThough you may not be equipped to handle the business side of your law firm, it behooves you to become a competent businessman/woman.

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Can Your Business Recover From Criminal Accusations?

Small Business CEO

LegalIt’s very possible that your business is the center of your life. You have put your heart and soul into it, and you have put lots of money, time, and energy into it as well. Through an unfortunate set of circumstances, though, your business has been accused of criminal activity.

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Why a Business Needs a Commercial Lawyer

Small Business CEO

It could be that you have already sought after a commercial lawyer to help with the set up and incorporation of your company – but there are ongoing legal requirements that you need to take into consideration so you can keep your incorporation status.… Legal commercial lawyer

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6 Tips to Help You Choose Criminal Lawyer for Business

Small Business CEO

Many entrepreneurs feel that appointing a legal practitioner for business purpose is not that necessary and it creates excessive pressure. Legal business lawyer

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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 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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Professional Negligence Claims – All You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

Legal professional negligenceAs a small business owner, you will often rely on the services of outsiders to handle certain aspects of the business. This is a smart way to complete important business tasks, reduce stress and free up time to focus on the business.

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How to Create an Internship Program for Your Green Business

Eco-Office Gals

As an alternative to monetary pay, these interns receive college credit, so you will be legally required to report in to the school once you begin an unpaid internship program. Guest Post intern internship legalities student training and progress

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A CEO’s Guide to Personal Guarantees

Small Business CEO

Legal personal guaranteeWhen exploring finance options for your business, the provider of a business loan or other source of funding may ask you to provide a personal guarantee.

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Do your employees benefit from permanent health insurance? Is your business at risk?

The Small Business Blog

Business Advice business insurance health legal Many employers provide employees with the valuable benefits offered by permanent health insurance (PHI).

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Time to sell your business? Get ready for an adventure

The Small Business Blog

Small Business / SOHO legal selling your businessSo, you’ve worked hard building your business for years, sacrificing time with your family, missing important events and doing all you can to ensure future financial security.

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eBay Seller Suing Over Negative Feedback

The Small Business Blog

Business News eBay legal legislation You’ve probably used eBay a few times, whether it was as a buyer or seller.

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P-p-p pick up a pre-nup

The Small Business Blog

Guest Blog divorce legal marriage pre-nup pre-nuptial weddingWith so many high profile and celebrity divorces in the media spotlight, it’s hard to escape the discussions going on around us about pre-nuptial agreements, often known as pre-nups.

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting Your Business Entity

Small Business CEO

However, if you are like most entrepreneurs, setting up the legal structure of your new business is less than thrilling. You may be tempted to avoid the issue completely, or to choose your legal structure based on a friend’s advice. … Legal business entity

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A Solicitor’s Advice on Property Disputes

Small Business CEO

Legal property disputesProperty disputes are one of the most infuriating processes that anyone can go through. No matter what the situation is, nearly everyone thinks they’re right- which is part of what makes them so difficult to manage.

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5 Ways to Avoid a Personal Injury Claim

Small Business CEO

For example, if someone gets injured on your property, he or she has a legal right to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. Legal business insurance personal injuryWhen you launch a business, general liability insurance might seem an unnecessary expense.

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How to Successfully Protect Company Trademarks

Small Business CEO

After all the frustration and time spent, the last thing a business owner wants to do is leave the door open to trademark cancellation, infringement, and other legal issues. … Legal branding protection trademark protection

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What You Need To Know About The SEC Whistleblower Program

Small Business CEO

Legal SEC whistleblower programThe SEC whistleblower program exists to award eligible whistleblowers who avail original information that facilitates successful enforcement of SEC actions where total civil penalties surpass $1 million.

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