Whether you’re running a small home-based business, or you’ve graduated to an office with 10 employees and a company car, it’s important to consider your insurance needs. You’ll get the peace of mind that comes from knowing you and your business are safe if you’re faced with an accident or disaster Read More
After representing entrepreneurs for more than 20 years, I remain dismayed that many business owners believe litigation will result in a satisfactory resolution to their disputes.

I often advise my clients to avoid litigation. Why? Consider all the associated costs, the risk of losing the litiga Read More
Many business owners think of shareholders' agreements as unnecessary corporate documentation or as a corporate formality. However, these agreements can save your business from "partner" break-ups and, even worse, shareholders' heirs or power of attorney holders. Need more information? Watch the vi Read More
Imagine for a moment there was no such thing as compliance legislation; no regulatory agencies scrutinising your every move; no auditors to appease; no obligation whatsoever to do any compliance training of any kind. Would you still support it? Read More
Whether you're bringing on a new hire or renegotiating a current employee's contract, you need to stay on the legal level in negotiations.

As Forbes reports, many employers are getting pretty brazen with how they (mis)treat potential employees in salary negotiations or interviews. But you don't Read More
How should you write your Employment Application forms? There's no simple answer - but there're definitely a few major points to look through.

Contributor Attorney Erin Mindoro gives employers 6 legal tips to get more out of any Employment Application form. Read More
This need for confidentiality is the reason why business sellers should always insist on a confidentiality agreement with a potential buyer before even discussing the value of the business. Read More
This week, small business owners typically don't have big budgets for legal fees, but there are times when you should turn to a lawyer for advice. Rebecca Geller, the president and CEO of The Geller Law Group, has these four tips for entrepreneurs. Read More
Starting a small business requires a lot of paperwork. Make sure you have your bases covered with these legal documents. Read More
Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com, shares what two of the most important documents needed to form an LLC in this post on Small Business Trends. Read More

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