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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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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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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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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Covering Yourself Legally as a Business Owner

Small Business CEO

Legal business legal legal protections When you take the plunge and become a business owner, no matter what size that business may be, there are certain aspects you leave yourself accountable for. This is what’s known as Management Liability.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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4 Risks All Workers Are Most Frequently Exposed to Working in Construction

Small Business CEO

Legal construction workers safetyAmerica’s landscape is changing. While natural disasters are partially responsible for the transformations taking place, manmade alterations are primary factors here as well. New homes and commercial buildings are continually going up across the nation.

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How Police Officers Keep Businesses Safe

Small Business CEO

Legal How police deter criminals Importance of police Protect your businessBusinesses need to be safe and secure in order to properly serve their customers, and protect employees from harm.

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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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3 Tips For Protecting Your Small Business When Going Through a Divorce

Small Business CEO

Legal divorce small buisnessWhile running a business in and of itself can be challenging, this task can become even more difficult if you have personal issues that are bleeding over into your professional life.

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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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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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Driving While Impaired – Meaning, Standards, and Penalties

Small Business CEO

Legal business fleet DWI OUIAre you using vehicle for running your business? If so, make sure you’re paying close attention to what you and your staff is doing on the road. Specifically, your compliance with the laws and regulations related to DWI and OUI.

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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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Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Into Company Formation in Luxembourg?

Small Business CEO

Legal company formation LuxembourgMore than 340 multinationals, have already established their headquarters in Luxembourg and more and more startups, entrepreneurs and companies looking into relocating their offices are considering company formation in Luxembourg.

2018 66

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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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

2018 66

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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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

2017 81

Identifying All Responsible Parties in Car Accident Injury Claims

Small Business CEO

Legal car accidentWhen you think of a car accident, you are might be tempted to believe that there can only be one at-fault person, but this is a common misconception. Oftentimes, more than one individual is been at-fault in an accident.

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6 Steps Every SMB Owner Needs to Complete After Incorporating

Small Business CEO

Legal business incorporation business legal Forming an LLC or Limited Liability Corporation is a great first step toward legitimizing your company and to insulate you and your family from the financial liabilities of your business.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Business From Personal Injury Lawsuits

Small Business CEO

Legal lawsuits personal injuryFor almost all business owners, taking on the risk of a potential personal injury lawsuit is just part of the cost of doing business. You can’t really help it if someone gets hurt on your property in some cases.

2018 66

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.

2018 58

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 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.

2018 80

Land Use and Zoning Laws in New York

Small Business CEO

LegalNew York is home to one of the oldest instated zoning law in the United States. Land use and zoning laws are out in place as a way to build towns and cities in a way that best benefits its residents and remains productive for industry.

2018 64

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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