At some point, your employees will go through some real life problems that will take them away from work. You need to know when, why, and how much the law requires you to give.
Most of the time I meet a new client, they’re in some sort of crisis. Often it’s a crisis of their own making, in which they’re so deeply mired in that they can’t self-extract. I greatly prefer to work on … Continued
This article is the second in my series on what’s involved in planning for the worst. In the last one I gave an overview on who and what is involved in the process. This time I’ll lay out some of … Continued
Owning your own business is kind of like giving birth to a needy child. It will fill your days with all manner of excitement, some good, some bad. There also comes a time when you need to start considering what … Continued
One of the fundamental skills for a business owner is the ability to deal with contracts. Every day in Ontario, thousands of contracts are entered into for thousands of different reasons…. Quite often by people who don’t really understand what … Continued
Firing employees is among the least comfortable tasks that face business owners. Whether it’s a result of poor quality of work, conduct in the workplace, budget cuts, or restructuring, dismissing an employee is rarely a decision that’s made easily. Employees … Continued