7 Essential Elements for Your Business Contracts

December 10, 2014

Contracts are the cornerstones of many businesses, as they define various crucial business relationships, include those between a business and its employees, vendors, distributors, etc. Whether you are just getting your business started or your business has been operating for some time, knowing the fundamental elements that business contracts should…
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Should You Sign a Non-Compete Agreement? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

November 10, 2014

Consultants, contractors and other employees can be asked by their employers to sign non-compete agreements, which are essentially contracts preventing people from sharing the trade secrets or intellectual property of a business with another company. While non-compete agreements are popular and widely used in the tech industry: They can come…
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How to Create a Business Plan in 7 Steps (3/3)

October 31, 2014

Wrapping up our blog series How to Create a Business Plan: 7 Elements of a Successful Business Plan, below, we will explain the final three components that are essential to developing a comprehensive business plan that can position your future business for optimal success. Final Components of a Comprehensive Business…
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How to Create a Business Plan in 7 Steps (2/3)

October 20, 2014

Picking up from where How to Create a Business Plan: 7 Elements of a Successful Business Plan (Pt. 1) left off, below, we will continue pointing out some of the most essential aspects of a comprehensive business plan. More Important Components of a Successful Business Plan… 3. The Business Goals…
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How to Create a Business Plan in 7 Steps (1/3)

October 10, 2014

When you are ready to start your own business, one of the first steps in the process will be to create a business plan to outline the various details of your business. While it is possible to forego this step, taking the time to create a business plan that is…
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Wrongful Termination Lawsuits: 5 Grounds for Filing These Cases

September 10, 2014

In many cases, offers of employment are “at-will,” meaning that an employer can – at any time – end the relationship and let an employee go without cause or reason. Despite this fact, however, there are cases in which firing a person from his job may be illegal and, as…
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Resolving Disputes with Arbitration: The Pros & Cons

August 10, 2014

Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution that can help people avoid litigation while working out solutions to their legal conflicts. As with any legal process, there are some distinct benefits and disadvantages to resolving disputes through arbitration, and whether or not this is a better choice for disputing…
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Employee Rights in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

July 10, 2014

Various laws have been enacted to outline employee rights, govern the relationship between workers and their employers and generally protect employees in the workplace. From wages and discrimination-related issues to taxation and grounds for termination, a number of different issues come into play with employment law and employee rights. In…
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Breach of Contract FAQs

June 10, 2014

Whether you or your business has entered into a contract with another party, you want to be able to trust that the other party will meet the terms of the contract. Unfortunately, however, this may not end up happening, as any number of factors can result in possible breaches of…
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7 Legal Mistakes Landlords Should Avoid

May 9, 2014

Overseeing rental properties as a landlord comes with a lot of responsibilities and some legal obligations. Because the laws governing the landlord-tenant relationship can be complex and because violating these laws can result in lawsuits or other legal troubles for landlords, in this three-part blog, we will focus on some…
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