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Why You Should Seek Legal Advice for Your Business

Posted on November 17, 2022

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Small and mid-size businesses enjoy many advantages when compared to larger companies. Unfortunately, however, being a smaller company does not exempt the company from the same legal risks and challenges as your larger counterparts. In fact, in some ways, being a smaller company can actually put you at greater risk. Many well-meaning business owners assume that their business is too small to incur the normal turmoil of larger businesses. It is only when a legal issue does arise that they recognize the severity of the situation. As more regulatory and […]

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Steps To Follow When Your Business is Dealing With Legal Issues

Posted on November 3, 2022

Ideally, legal issues would be prevented through measured, proactive action. However, even the most diligent business owners or leaders can find themselves facing a serious legal issue. Some of the most common legal issues involving small and medium-sized businesses include contract disputes, intellectual property issues, employment law compliance, and regulatory problems. If your business is involved in any type of legal issue, it is important to take quick and decisive action to protect your interests. The following are some key steps to follow. How to Handle Legal Problems in Your […]

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How To Recession-Proof Your Business

Posted on October 13, 2022

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Business owners have been faced with seemingly endless challenges in the past few years. Shipping delays, labor shortages, and supply chain issues have forced many business owners to get creative in order to keep their businesses afloat. Lingering economic problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic and other international issues have added yet another layer of complexity to the mix, and business owners are scrambling to adapt. Many are wondering how they can recession-proof their businesses and protect themselves from the economic downturn. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to recession-proofing your […]

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How Your Business Can Avoid Lawsuits

Posted on October 6, 2022

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No business owner wants to deal with the headache and expense of a lawsuit. But unfortunately, even the most well-meaning businesses can find themselves on the wrong side of the law. The good news is that you can take steps to help avoid legal problems before they occur. One of the best ways to protect your business from lawsuits is to be proactive about risk management. This means taking steps to identify and mitigate risks before they result in legal action. You might perform regular safety audits of your workplace, […]

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Can You Access The Bank Accounts Of Deceased Family Members?

Posted on September 15, 2022

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If your family member passes away but has no legal documents explaining who should receive what assets and only had their own name on the bank accounts, what happens to the funds in the accounts? What legal action can you take at this point? Questions like these are vital to consider. When an individual does not have any estate planning documents in place or have other individuals on their bank accounts, surviving family may be left with many more questions than answers. This is why it is so important for […]

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Combating Labor Shortages in Manufacturing

Posted on September 6, 2022

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Labor shortages have affected many industries, but few as harshly as the manufacturing industry. In our modern world, manufacturing jobs require not only operational know-how but also substantial digital expertise. Workers with the necessary skillsets are rare, and many who do have the necessary skills have moved on from manufacturing jobs to positions with higher pay, better benefits, or more flexibility. Increased costs and supply chain disruptions caused by lockdowns and the Russia-Ukraine war are only exacerbating problems in the manufacturing industry. Employers in the manufacturing industry are now faced […]

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Are You Able to Be a Visionary at Your Company?

Posted on July 14, 2022

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Most small and medium-sized businesses begin as an idea. Over time, that idea is developed and refined into a thriving company. Most entrepreneurs are dreamers at heart. However, they are forced to focus on more practical, immediate matters when building their businesses. Unfortunately, many business owners and business leaders find themselves so busy dealing with day-to-day business operations they no longer have time to be the visionary they once were. If this situation describes you, it may be time to reevaluate how you spend your time. Are you taking on […]

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Review Your Business Contracts Frequently to Ward off Problems

Posted on July 7, 2022

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Contractual relationships are the backbone of a successful business. Unfortunately, many business owners are stretched so thin that reviewing contracts gets put on the back burner – especially during these chaotic times. It can be easy to overlook contract renewals or proceed with a renewal without updating or negotiating the contract terms. Business contracts should be checked frequently to account for changing needs, increased expenses, and other concerns. Failing to regularly review and modify contracts as needed can cost business owners precious time and money. Contract Review and Negotiation is […]

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Coping With Inflation During Already-Challenging Times

Posted on July 5, 2022

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In May 2022, consumer prices in the United States rose 8.6 percent – the fastest rate in over 40 years. Inflation has touched nearly every aspect of Americans’ lives, and few have felt the effects more powerfully than business owners. A study conducted by the National Federation of Independent Business found that 33 percent of business owners cite inflation as their number one business concern. When combined with labor shortages, supply chain issues, and other concerns, it is no surprise that many businesses are struggling. Small and medium-sized businesses are […]

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A Helpful Option For Small and Mid-size Businesses

Posted on June 16, 2022

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There is no doubt that many small and medium-sized businesses are currently struggling. In addition to typical business concerns like compliance issues and customer service, businesses must also contend with skyrocketing costs and labor shortages. Large companies have in-house legal counsel who are dedicated to addressing the company’s legal needs. However, small and medium-sized businesses typically cannot afford to have a full-time lawyer on their team. These smaller businesses often try to handle legal matters on their own or hire an attorney ad hoc after they have gotten into legal […]

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