Business umbrella insurance covers many things but not everything. Like any other kind of insurance, there are always those loopholes you don't know about. Make sure your commercial umbrella insurance covers what you need it to cover. A few tips. Read More
If you are thinking of selling your business, this guide will help you organize in preparation for the sale. Read More
Compared to their big-business counterparts, small businesses are especially vulnerable to patent infringement because they may lack the knowledge, expertise or resources necessary to prevent the theft of their invention. Use this guide to navigate the application process, understand costs and fees, and identify financial assistance opportunities available for small businesses. Read More
The legal structure that you choose for your new company (NewCo) has important consequences in terms of liability protection, double taxation, funding as well as other things. This article is a primer on the subject. Read More
All businesses must comply with federal, state, and local requirements to legally operate in the United States. While these compliance requirements can protect your business name, you may want to take further steps to safeguard your business name. Read on to learn more about different types of business names and how to protect them in your locally, nationally, and internationally.

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While most lawyers are honest professionals, the legal industry does have its share of rotten apples. From overbilling to downright incompetence, our recent interviews with legal experts revealed 16 dirty secrets bad attorneys don’t want you to know. Read More
Small business owners might be surprised to learn they they are vulnerable to the same worker complaints that plague corporate America. In particular, more employees are suing companies for violating wage-and-hour rules, typically claiming they weren't paid overtime. Read More
Despite the work of campaigners and legislators there remains a massive, massive under-representation of women in senior positions, an online resource for female entrepreneurs says. Karen Gill founder of Every woman explains that the situation today is not one of 'blatant sexual discrimination', but a disparity between male and female salaries as well as the unequal proportions of men and women i Read More
Risk Management for Texas Businesses. This is a concise article describing employee rights, written to assist Texas employers. Contains link for valuable information from the Texas Workforce Commission. Read More
To operate a business legally one needs to meet all the laws for operating a business in your country and local community. In the United States that means the laws of the federal government, state governments of every state in which you do business, and in many locales, even city and/or county laws governing business operation. While this may sound intimidating, there are multiple sources of help Read More

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