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Getting the Best Price When Buying a Business

Buying a business can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. There are many steps involved, from reviewing contracts to handling employee matters. One of the most important factors is determining an accurate value. This helps you make sure you are paying a fair price. …

February 1, 2016|General|

How Your Camera Can Help Your Injury Case

These days, most people do not leave the house without a cell phone or smartphone. These powerful handheld devices allow us to stay in touch with work, loved ones, and numerous other activities. People use apps to track what they eat, how many steps they take, and which coupons to use. …

January 15, 2016|General|

Can Employees Sue for Weight Discrimination?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third of the American population meets the technical definition of obese. With statistics like that, it is perhaps no surprise that employers have been increasingly scrutinized for targeting, mistreating, or refusing to hire overweight employees. …

January 1, 2016|General|

The High Cost of Data Breaches

Recently, many large companies have fallen prey to cybersecurity attacks. Businesses of all sizes have suffered the consequences of data breaches that are both expensive and harmful to a business’s brand and reputation. …

December 28, 2015|General|

Does Your Commercial Lease Agreement Discuss Disability Access?

Any individual or business entity entering into a commercial lease should make sure the lease specifically addresses compliance issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Overlooking this area in a business lease can bring about costly and tedious litigation for owners, landlords, and property managers. ADA Issues in Commercial Leases Under the ADA, anyone who owns, leases, or operates a "place of public accommodation" must ensure the property complies with ADA regulations. In a commercial lease, the first question is thus: Is the landlord or the tenant responsible for compliance? In any commercial lease, the terms should clearly state ...

December 8, 2015|General|

Business Owners: Are Your Employees Being Bullied?

Anyone who has ever worked in a toxic environment knows that workplace bullying is very real. When you’re threatened, intimidated, or sabotaged in the workplace, the stress and anxiety can affect nearly every area of your life – following you home to interfere with your personal life and your relationships with your kids and other loved ones. …

October 21, 2015|General|

Is There a Right Time to Sell Your Business?

If you are a business owner approaching retirement age, or you wish to sell your business and move on to another venture, you may wonder when it is the right time to sell. As with many areas of life, there is rarely one strong indicator to tell you when it’s the ideal time to make a major change. On the other hand, there are several things to consider when preparing to sell your business. Taken together, these factors can help you enter the market when the time is right. …

September 23, 2015|General|

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