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What Is OSHA Compliance?
By Max Freedman | September 15, 2023

This guide explains OSHA and the regulations it sets for workplace safety and employee health. Learn how your small business can comply with OSHA.

Business Accommodations for Customers/Clients with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, or Other Disabilities
By Chad Brooks | July 31, 2023

An outline of ways and legalities of complying with ADA standards.

Requirements for Keeping Paycheck Records
By Julie Thompson | July 31, 2023

Employers keep paycheck records to comply with federal and state laws, complete tax returns, and use in audits. Here's what you need to know.

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7 Business Lessons From the Writers Guild Strike
By Jennifer Dublino | June 27, 2023

While the WGA strike predominantly affects Hollywood industries, employers and employees in other sectors can learn a lot from the work stoppage.

How Do HIPAA Laws Impact Employers (and HIPAA Compliance Checklist)
By Adam Uzialko | April 24, 2023

This guide includes everything employers need to know about HIPAA requirements, as well as a HIPAA compliance checklist.

Apple vs. Apple: 6 Trademark Cases and What You Should Learn From Them 
By Sean Peek | April 17, 2023

You could be committing trademark infringement without knowing it. Learn from these six trademark cases.

5 Intellectual Property Mistakes That Can Doom Your Startup
By Sean Peek | April 03, 2023

Intellectual property is important, but many start-ups forget essential steps. Learn how to avoid the five IP mistakes new businesses make.

How to Handle a Business Lawsuit
By Kimberlee Leonard | March 24, 2023

Business owners are vulnerable to lawsuits. Learn common lawsuit types, as well as how to handle a lawsuit, deal with insurance, and protect your company.

Why You Should Develop a Relationship With a Business Lawyer
By Mark Fairlie | March 22, 2023

Hiring the right business lawyer is crucial. It's also helpful to develop a strong relationship with them as your business grows. Here is what you need to know.

How to Apply for a Copyright Online
By Julianna Lopez | March 10, 2023

Obtaining a copyright is a straightforward process online. Learn how to apply for a copyright online and the benefits of protecting intellectual property.

The 5 Most Popular Types of 501(c)
By Deborah Sweeney | March 06, 2023

If you plan to form a nonprofit, it's important to know about the five most common types of 501(c) groups.

Risky Business: Protecting Yourself Against Product Liability Claims
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 21, 2023

Find out why product liability claims matter in business and how to protect your company with insurance and other mitigation measures.

10 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for Your Business
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Attorneys can provide your business with valuable insight and guidance. Learn more about the benefits of hiring a company attorney.

Can You Keep a Secret? The Importance of Non-Disclosure Agreements
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 21, 2023

Keep your secrets as secret as possible by requiring employees and other essential parties to sign non-disclosure agreements. Here's how they work.

5 Steps to Remove a Shareholder
By Stella Morrison | February 21, 2023

Although removing a majority shareholder can be difficult, it is possible. Here are the steps to make the process a smooth one.

A Crash Course in the Business Legal Terms You Need to Know
By Mark Fairlie | February 21, 2023

From comparable worth to torts, here's the legal lingo all business owners should know.