Business Law

Partnership disputes: Prevention and resolution

Partners usually start a business together because they realize that they have similar visions and strengths that may compliment each other. They may not think they’ll end up having a partnership dispute, but that doesn’t mean that one will never arise. Proactively...

Tips for agreements with independent contractors

When you have business needs that can’t be managed in-house, independent contractors can be a huge asset to your overall strategy for success. Not only does your small business gain access to people with unique skill sets, but you can often supplement your workforce...

5 essential things you need to do to start a business

Entrepreneurs are often consumed by their visionary ideas and the practicalities of bringing those ideas to life when launching a business. However, it's equally important to consider the legal aspects of business establishment to ensure smooth operations. Paying...

Protecting a brand from worker disparagement online

In many ways, the rise of internet culture has benefited businesses. It has never been easier for organizations to connect with their intended consumer base and develop a cohesive brand. Advertising is faster and in some ways easier, as businesses can target specific...

4 kinds of contracts that most new businesses could use

Some people will tell you that a contract is the lifeblood of a business, while others will tell you it is your first and only line of protection against the misconduct and failings of others. Regardless of how you view contracts, there's little question that they are...

Can you retire early if you run a business partnership?

Perhaps the doctor recently diagnosed your spouse with cancer, or maybe the business has just been more financially successful than you originally anticipated. There are countless reasons why you may realize several years into a successful business partnership that...