Legal

5 Effective Ways to Prevent Business Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is not an ideal position for any person or business. It can cripple you financially in the future, so many people tend to do their best to avoid it. However, things sometimes do not go to plan, which can cause major disruptions that a company may not be able to overcome. When it comes to bankruptcies, the best way to avoid them is by steering away from bad debt. … [Read more...]

What Industries Suffer the Most Injuries at Work?

There are many injuries and even fatalities in a wide number of industries each year, unfortunately, but it is true that some industries are much more dangerous than others. It is worth looking into which industries suffer the most injuries at work along with why this might be and what can be done to prevent these injuries from happening. Main Industries Data from HSE reveals … [Read more...]

The Importance of Having a Backup When You Go to Resign

It’s 2:00 p.m. on a Friday afternoon and you’re about to approach your manager for the purpose of resigning so that you can take a position with a competing company. You’re fully prepared, having read up on how to get ready to quit and, even, about what your letter of resignation should say (or not). Because you also know what words to use when you resign orally, you’re certain … [Read more...]

FMLA Leave: An Overview for Small and Mid-Size Employers

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. A private-sector employer is “covered,” and therefore subject to the FMLA, if it has, “50 or more employees within 75 miles for each working day during each of twenty or more calendar … [Read more...]

How to Smartly Manage Your Business after Bankruptcy

A business may very well be viable and still go bankrupt for a variety of reasons that don’t necessarily have to do with the owner or their decisions. In such cases, dissolving the business and distributing its assets between the creditors might not be the best move. Luckily, there are legal options you can take that don’t involve closing down the business you’ve worked on for … [Read more...]

What to Know When Deciding on CCTV Installation in London

Any quick look at the CCTV options available will reveal there are plenty to choose from. However, if you consider that you are more likely to buy several new cars than one CCTV system, the choice can seem a bit more daunting, then there are rules to consider as well. It’s not only impolite to record people without their knowledge, but it’s an invasion of privacy, which could … [Read more...]

How to Pick the Right Legal Team for Your Business

When you start a business, you’ll need a team that can help you in your daily business activities and meet the challenges of growth and success. While your team members will be mostly internal, such as your salespeople, back-office employees, contractors, and vendors, you will, eventually, need the services of external members as your business expands. These people, who will … [Read more...]

How to Deal with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Any sexual advance or conduct that is non-consensual or offensive to the office environment can be categorized as sexual harassment. Sadly, it still happens across workplaces. In the hindsight of the #MeToo movement, a lot of facts and stories about workplace sexual harassment came into public view. Sexual harassment in the workplace is not just limited to glamour or high … [Read more...]

5 Types of Insurance Every Startup Owner Should Know About

Startup owners should protect their new business in every way, shape, and form possible. If one little thing goes array, you can damage your entire sales forecast and set back your projected revenue growth. Delayed income could cause you to be late on your loan payments, and while you might be able to withstand a few interest charges, that’s only the least of your … [Read more...]

Why Your Company Should Hold On-site First Aid Training

The benefits of educating your employees on CPR and first aid cannot be understated. Arming your workers with these essential skills can reduce the likelihood of workplace-related accidents and injuries, lessen the severity of injuries and accidents that do end up occurring, and ultimately save lives. Continuing education that enriches your workforce also encourages employee … [Read more...]