Small Business

Does Your Small Business Need a Trademark or Copyright?
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Does Your Small Business Need a Trademark or Copyright?

One of the most important things a small business owner can do is protect its intellectual property. Registering a trademark or copyright allows businesses to protect their IP and receive exclusive rights to its use. Are trademarks and copyrights interchangeable? No. Each protection helps protect a different form of IP. Let’s take a look at…

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The Difference Between Independent Contractors and Employees.

March 16, 2021/ Kristy Donahue / Business Law, Business Tips, Employee Management, Employment Law, Human Resources, Small Business, Strategic Planning / 0 comments It has less to do with what you call them and everything to do with how you treat them. Attorney Joseph Turner discusses the important differences that every business owner should know….

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The Future of Commercial Leases

March 11, 2021/ Kristy Donahue / Business Tips, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, COVID-19, Small Business, Strategic Planning / 0 comments The one contract your business simply can not afford to get wrong! Rent payments, typically one of the largest expenses of a company, are particularly painful for business owners to make on scarcely occupied office and…

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What’s So Important About Operating Agreements ?

February 25, 2021/ Kristy Donahue / Business Tips, Contracts, COVID-19, Lawyer Succession, LLC, Other Corporate Entities, Partnership, Resolving Disputes, Small Business, Strategic Planning / 0 comments Well, to start with, it is one of the most important documents associated with your business yet in so many instances it is the least considered.  In fact, a…

What the Uber ruling means for your small business
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What the Uber ruling means for your small business

Last week’s long-awaited Supreme Court ruling in the Uber case has far reaching ramifications for any small business that engages self-employed individuals, in all sectors. Drivers, engaged by Uber on a self-employed basis, brought a claim that they were not in fact self-employed; instead, they claimed they were “workers” and were therefore entitled to statutory…

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Learn The Top 10 Things Not To Do As A Business Owner.

February 18, 2021/ Kristy Donahue / Business Law, Business Tips, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, COVID-19, Employment Law, LLC, Resolving Disputes, Small Business, Strategic Planning, Taxes / 0 comments Free virtual workshop next week. Top 10 Mistakes Business Owners Make.  Part 1- 2/22/2021  Part 2- 2/25/2021  25 +years and thousands of clients later, Attorney Larry Donahue has…

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What The Heck Is Human Resources Anyway?!?!?!? Part 3

February 15, 2021/ Vanesa Lewinger / Business Law, Business Tips, COVID-19, Employee Management, Human Resources, Small Business, Strategic Planning / 0 comments Administration Welcome to this week’s installment of “What the Heck is Human Resources?”. If you missed the first two you can find them here. This week we will use what we have learned…

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What You Need To Know When You Sell Goods & Services On-Line

February 11, 2021/ Kristy Donahue / Business Law, Business Tips, Contracts, Copyright, COVID-19, Intellectual Property, Lawsuit, Marketing, Small Business, Tech Law / 0 comments Free Workshop 2/18/2021 Thinking about selling goods or services online?  You should.  If COVID-19 taught small businesses anything, it is the importance of an online presence in order to stay in…