Most business owners understand that occasionally being sued by a prospective, current, or former employee is an unfortunate but somewhat unavoidable fact of business life. Still, there are steps you can take as an employer to mitigate your risk of facing employment litigation. In this article, we offer some practical tips for reducing the chance you will end up on the wrong side of a claim by an employee. We also offer tips for reducing the expense and disruption if a claim arises. Model and Insist Upon An Ethical Business Culture It sounds simplistic, but perhaps the first, best defense … Continue reading Tips for Mitigating Your Risk of Employment Litigation →
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When planning for your retirement and passing on your estate to the next generation, it’s important that you understand not just the planning process but the impact of your plans in the future. For seniors with significant assets, a surviving spouse, or family to support even after they pass on, a will may not be the ideal document to rely on. In our previous article, we talked about the various ways that a will can become a problem for your family. You might be no longer able to change your estate plans. This may also include probate delays, legal fees, … Continue reading Why Build a Living Trust as Part of Your Retirement Planning – Pt 2: The Benefits of a Living Trust →
As plastic parts and their manufacturing capabilities have increased, the industry has been moving to replace metal components with this alternative. But many potential plastic conversions still exist, often because they have always been made of metal. When the clear advantages that plastic parts offer over metal are explored, many companies discover the potential for […]
Trees are one of the oldest forms of life on our planet. They have an incredibly sustainable lifecycle of growth, reaching for optimal sun-catching branches and stretching their roots down to water sources below. Trees turn soil nutrients into fresh air, wood, and often edible leaves. They serve as homes for thousands of types of other plants and animals. Trees are fantastic for the environment and the ecosystem around them, but why should you plant trees around your school? It’s true that deciding to plant trees is a fairly large commitment. It’s also one of the best things you can do … Continue reading Plant Trees To Lower Your Energy Bill