Category: Business Planning

How Start-Up Companies Can Avoid Common Legal Mistakes

If you are establishing a start-up company, you have probably realized it is no easy undertaking. There are numerous tasks to handle, including securing funding and hiring employees. Below are a few common legal mistakes that start-ups make and ways you can avoid them: Business Entity There are a variety of legal structures for entrepreneurs [..]

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Raising Capital for Your Start-Up Business

If you are starting your own business, you are probably investigating options for raising capital. This can be a stressful process and you may be tempted to collect the funds in any way you can. However, you should proceed with caution and make sure you don’t get yourself into trouble. Below are a few considerations: [..]

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Tips for Preventing Employment Lawsuits

If you are an employer, you likely understand the importance of taking every preventative measure possible to avoid an employment lawsuit. Not only can litigation be time-consuming and expensive, it can also be damaging to your reputation. Below are a few tips to help you prevent and avoid employment litigation in California: Always provide employees [..]

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What is a Small Business?

  You may be surprised by what qualifies as a small business. It’s not just your mom-and-pop corner market. Small Businesses can be any legal form including sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation. Small businesses have the following characteristics: Independently owned and operated Organized for profit Place of business is located in the U.S. Primarily operates [..]

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