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Published: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 08:40:27 UTC


Would the \'right to disconnect\' help workers in The City That Doesn\'t Sleep?

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 08:40:27 UTC

A first-in-the-U.S. proposal would give employees in New York City the right to ignore work-related emails and texts outside of working hours.

17 Vote(s)

Physician’s Employment Agreement Essentials

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 16:30:25 UTC

The business of healthcare has changed a great deal in recent years. Reimbursements are lower than ever before, costs are up and regulatory restrictions are at an all time high. Given these conditions, it is more important than ever before that medical practices develop strong, thoughtful employmen

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10 Mistakes That Can Result in Medical Malpractice

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:31:39 UTC

Despite the fact that most doctors and their staff use good judgement when it comes to patient care, there are thousands of medical malpractice lawsuits brought each year. Mistakes do occur but just not all medical malpractice cases are justified and not all plaintiff's cases are successful. In ord

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Situations When Physicians Will Need a Lawyer

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:18:07 UTC

To a lot of people, physicians and lawyers do not go together. But the truth is that physicians are more likely to need a lawyer than other people because of the nature of their work. Since their job requires them to interact with a lot of people on a daily basis, often involving direct physical co

20 Vote(s)

The 10 Commandments Of All Things Legal For Entrepreneurs

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 21:31:36 UTC

This post contains very, very, exciting stuff. In it, the legalities associated with starting and running an entrepreneurial venture are discussed. But, really; it's not a boring post. Check it out now.

19 Vote(s)

Freelancer vs Independent Contractor vs Employee (How to Know What You Need)

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:57:28 UTC

When you have a project, who should do the work? Do you hire a freelancer or other independent contractor, or assign it to an employee? To help you decide, here's how they differ and the potential advantages of each.

20 Vote(s)

How to Protect Your Business from a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit -

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:25:53 UTC

Aside from the financial cost of defending a sexual harassment lawsuit, it is time-consuming, stressful, and damaging to morale, even when the claim has no merit.

19 Vote(s)

Why a Sole Proprietorship May Be Best for You

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 08:40:25 UTC

For many small startup businesses, sole proprietorship may be the best business structure for them. Here is why.

29 Vote(s)

3 Times When an SMB Needs a Lawyer

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:39:19 UTC

Small business owners should build a relationship with a local attorney and have someone they can call if a legal problem arises. The big question is, when?

29 Vote(s)

What Should You Do When Someone Steals Your Content

Mon, 15 May 2017 09:41:57 UTC

One of the challenging things about the online world is that everything is just out there. You create something (whether it's a blog post, a web design, a photo, Pinterest image, or e-book) and you post it online, and anyone can try and steal it and claim it as their own-and unfortunat

30 Vote(s)

Business? Yes. Citizen? No. The Struggles of Immigration and Entrepreneurship

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:19:39 UTC

All small business owners know the hardships related with starting and maintaining a business. How much more difficult is it keep your business financially stable when you're a non-U.S. citizen?

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Protecting Your Small Business From Employee Lawsuits

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 11:00:52 UTC

While they may not be the top thing entrepreneurs think about, lawsuits are not something to be to taken lightly. One of the most common legal threats facing small business owners is the risk of employee lawsuits. Luckily these are avoidable when you take a few precautions.

27 Vote(s)

Back To School, Back To Basics: The Difference Between Copyright And Trademark

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:34:33 UTC

The major differences between a copyright and a trademark shared by Nellie Akalp on the blog

26 Vote(s)

How To Protect Yourself From Plagiarism Without Crossing The Line

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:20:12 UTC

Today, most bloggers understand that plagiarism is not acceptable. Unfortunately, there are influencers, bloggers and vloggers who believe that plagiarism is a form of flattery and use it to attract views and make sales. Just last week I watched a video with a script that was stolen word for

29 Vote(s)

Forget Delaware! Why You Should Incorporate in Your Home State

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 14:27:20 UTC

There are good reasons Delaware is considered to be the best state for business incorporation. But there are also reasons for staying in your home state.

22 Vote(s)

10 Things to Avoid When Forming a Limited Company

Tue, 24 May 2016 08:28:21 UTC

The process of setting up a limited company is so incredibly easy. However, before you submit your application, you need to make some important decisions.

25 Vote(s)

Your Franchise Business Structure Questions Answered

Tue, 17 May 2016 10:43:51 UTC

Starting a franchise? This post will help answer all of your legal business structure questions by Nellie Akalp of

26 Vote(s)

How to Decide What Business Structure is Right for You

Wed, 11 May 2016 10:32:44 UTC

Inc? LLC? Nellie Akalp, CEO of shares tips on how to decide what business structure is right for you in this post on the Freshbooks blog.

24 Vote(s)

When Is the Best Time to Incorporate Your Business?

Tue, 10 May 2016 11:09:20 UTC

When is the best time to incorporate your business? Now? At the end of the year? Find out what Nellie Akalp thinks in this post on the Intuit Quickbooks blog

26 Vote(s)

What to Do When Your Business Is Sued

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 13:27:19 UTC

What to do when your business is sued? It is imperative to understand what to do if your business is being sued.

23 Vote(s)

Here is Why you Can\'t Sue Ripoff Report (and What your Business can Do, Instead)

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:06:29 UTC

Two years ago an attorney filed a lawsuit against Xcentric Ventures, the holding company of Ripoff Report. It did not work. Learn more about the legal case.

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20 Business Laws Every Entrepreneur Should Know About - Bplans Blog

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:31:20 UTC

To make your life a little easier, we've scoured a number of government websites and compiled a list of laws and regulations that affect every business.

25 Vote(s)

How to (Legally) Run a Summer Business

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 02:48:06 UTC

There's a right way and a wrong way to run a summer business. Learn how to keep things legal at SheOwnsIt!

21 Vote(s)

Doing business without protection?

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:48:32 UTC

I get it. You have a great relationship with you client. And your go-to vendor feels like family. So a smile and a handshake seem like the right way to do business. Wrong. Read on to find out why you shouldn't be taking chances with your business relations.

18 Vote(s)

Four Common Copyright Problems in Content Marketing

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:27:28 UTC

Copyright is complicated, and many small business owners don't full understand it. Here are a few of the most common copyright problems I see.

20 Vote(s)

Internet Law: 5 Essential Facts Every SMB Should Know

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:47:55 UTC

It's the Digital Age, and savvy small business owners in today's Internet-dependent marketplace need to have a firm understanding of cyber law basics. With that in mind, let's review the 5 most important Internet law fundamentals that could mean the difference between thriving and failing.

20 Vote(s)

20 Places to Get Low Cost or Free Legal Advice for Business

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:50:55 UTC

A contract dispute, a lawsuit from a customer, an employee filing an ADA complaint - these are a few of the legal issues you could face as a small business owner. Then there are the more routine matters, like forming a new LLC or putting together a commercial lease. One way or another there will be

21 Vote(s)

5 Simple Ways to Comply With New Consumer Laws

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:17:56 UTC

Online reviews websites like Yelp and TripAdvisor are increasingly being relied upon by consumers as a low cost means of making more informed purchasing decisions and by businesses to boost sales.

20 Vote(s)

Midterm Election Issues Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Should Keep an Eye on

Sun, 09 Nov 2014 01:06:58 UTC

You'll want to keep your eye on the outcome as it may have an impact on the business decisions you make in the near future. To help you figure out what you should be paying attention to, we've elaborated on some of the main issues that stand to affect entrepreneurs and business owners alike.

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Tracking Government Grants: Compliance with Federal Regulations

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:35:47 UTC

When people think of government grants, it's likely their first thought is of grants for student financing enabling teenagers to attend college. However, there are many grants and sub-grants offered to businesses for a variety of reasons. Grants may be obtained to fund scientific and technology pro

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What Documents Do You Need to Incorporate Your Business?

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:33:10 UTC

Nellie Akalp, CEO of, shares important information on what documents are needed to incorporate a business in this post on Small Business Trends.

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Nellie Akalp Tells You Why You Need to Incorporate on FOX Business

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:21:31 UTC

Incorporating provides many benefits and doesn't require a lawyer. Find out more in Nellie Akalp's FOX Business video.

18 Vote(s)

10 Things You Should Know About Incorporating Your Small Business

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:08:22 UTC

Before you incorporate your business, read this to make sure you know what to expect. You might be surprised at what you find out.

17 Vote(s)

DBA or LLC - Exit Promise

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:39:50 UTC

When the entrepreneur decides it is time to start a new business, they often explore all of the various business structures available and discover there is much confusion related to the various options. One of the most common questions we are asked as advisors to business owners is "what is the

18 Vote(s)

Even LinkedIn Gets In Trouble for Aggressive Email Marketing

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:14:37 UTC

A federal judge says a class action suit can go ahead against LinkedIn. Users claim the company hurt their reputations by "spamming" their contact lists trying to get others they knew to sign up for the website. You may not be in a similar situation with your email marketing campaign, but remember.

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The Internet has no Laws

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 06:01:28 UTC

The Internet has no laws. Or ... there are no content or search laws on "the internet", because there's no internet overseer. Really, there "is" no Internet.

17 Vote(s)

3 Reasons Small Businesses Should Care About Net Neutrality

Mon, 26 May 2014 05:50:09 UTC

Your small business should be paying attention to proposed net neutrality changes, because they may end up crippling your online presence. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted Thursday to put forward new rules governing net neutrality, including the possibility of companies paying f

16 Vote(s)

What is the Best Structure for Your Small Business?

Fri, 23 May 2014 08:27:10 UTC

Choosing a business structure can be unnerving for the new business owner. After all, your business structure affects how you pay your taxes, how you pay yourself, and how much paperwork you have to deal with.

17 Vote(s)

5 Reasons Why You Should Form a Company in Hong Kong

Wed, 21 May 2014 05:01:10 UTC

Whether you are going to open a branch office or set up a new business, Hong Kong is one of the best places to do so. How so?

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6 Steps Every SMB Owner Needs to Complete After Incorporating

Sat, 17 May 2014 17:52:06 UTC

Incorporating a business, there is a few more steps SMB owners need to take before moving away from their sole proprietorship. Here are 6 of them.

18 Vote(s)