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Small business owners need to be constantly aware of the changing business landscape to avoid potential consequences. From employee law changes to paid sick leave, there were quite a few shifts that occurred in 2016. Here is a quick recap of important law changes, as...

Human resources departments seek to cultivate strong relationships between a company and its employees while keeping a constant watch on changing regulations. Unfortunately, most small businesses aren’t able to employ their own HR department to keep track of the list of employment laws. To ensure...

The Eastern District of Texas filed a lawsuit on Nov. 22 to block the Final Rule of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Overtime Protection Rule, which did not go into effect Dec. 1, 2016. The court entered a preliminary injunction, delaying implementation of the Final...

The first time you meet someone sets the tone for an entire relationship, and can be the difference between gaining a new partner, client or customer or not. Luckily, there are ways to increase the likelihood of a positive first impression by knowing what influences...

Managing risk comes with the territory when you are a small business owner. Sometimes, however, that risk can become too great for you to handle — it is important to have an expert on-hand to take on any legal complications you may encounter. Attorneys possess the...

Mishandling confidential information - even if it happens accidentally - can have significant financial and legal consequences. Human Resources typically ensures that confidential information is kept safe. However, most small businesses do not have a dedicated HR representative, so this responsibility typically falls directly on...

Beginning Jan. 22, a new form goes into place that will improve the speed and accuracy of completing the I-9 form. Overall, this is a great thing, but it can present issues for small businesses without a dedicated human resources department to keep on top...

A contract is the foundation for any business agreement, and you should always have a legal professional review it to ensure you are protected. Unfortunately, breaches happens quite often and results in many court cases. So, what do you need to know if a contract...

Starting a business can be scary and intimidating. Business owners fear the high and unforeseen costs associated with consulting an attorney.  As a result, they avoid seeking legal advice until it is too late to avoid simple business mistakes.  By the time many of our...

It is not an easy task to build a business and gain recognition in today's growing market. When that kind of time and money is put into a business, it is important to protect that investment. This can be done through the filing of a trademark....