Legal

Workers' compensation and new businesses

In the early stages of starting a company, small business owners have many factors to consider. What your business does and what it requires of an employee has consequences from a workers' compensation perspective. Understanding what exposure your company may…

Estate planning for the business owner

There are more than 10 million small business owners in America. Seventy percent of family-owned businesses fail shortly after the transition to the next generation, often as a result of family discord, taxes, lack of liquidity or inexperienced management. A…

I-9 Compliance - Employers beware

The recent explosion in I-9 audits and fines lends credence to the adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Employers need to be fully aware of the consequences of non-compliance with the I-9 laws because of…