There are a seemingly endless amount of moving parts when purchasing a company, filled with risks, opportunities and complications. Many aspects demand attention, but it is crucial to consider how the debts, employees and intellectual property are handled, as they contribute greatly to the success...

The Department of Labor is constantly updating its rules and regulations, which creates an environment for businesses to regularly break the law without intent. Unfortunately, ignorance is not a defense that will hold up in court. In order to protect your business, it is important...

Entrepreneurs eager to launch their startup should take advantage of today’s low interest rates to entice venture capitalists to fund their ideas with the current “cheap money.” The economic climate is creating an environment for high-net-worth investors to invest in companies before interest rates rise....

It is commonly known that employee performance is directly linked to how happy they are with their position and company. Job perks are a significant contributing factor to this happiness and a crucial way to attract top talent. Competitive benefits can be a powerful incentive...

The rules for employer-employee relations are ever-changing, and a small business without a dedicated HR department might not have the time to remain up to date on the current laws and policies. At the turn of the new year, wide reaching new laws went into...

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 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...