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.
This is the second in my series of articles on how you, a business owner, can use your lawyer most effectively. The most frequent conversation I have when meeting with new clients is to explain the role of the lawyer … Continued
For almost every small business, Canada’s new anti-spam law will be a game changer. Unfortunately the changed game will be tedious and more expensive for most of you. It started out as a law to stop people and companies from … Continued
This can be a confusing topic. There’s a whole lot of stuff written about it, utilizing an abundance of excessively Brobdingnagian verbiage, but it’s usually a lot of talk about what a unanimous shareholder agreement (or “USA”) is, rather than … Continued
In the hustle and bustle of running your business, record keeping often falls by the wayside. Most small business owners put corporate record keeping somewhere below “eating gravel” on their to-do list. The corporation’s minute book is often never even … 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