Elections often stir up passionate feelings — and that seems to be particularly true this year. As politicians and voters gear up for Tuesday, Nov. 8, employers may not know that their workers have certain rights when it comes to elections, and corporations even have rights of their own.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in early June about the increased number of Legionnaires’ disease cases and the need for building water management certainly caught the attention of the media.
In the first part of this two-part series, we looked at upcoming regulatory changes that will definitely affect many organizations. Here, we look at court rulings and state laws that promise more expenses, paperwork, and headaches for many more companies.
Quick! What is the value of your HVAC contracting business? Is it taxable income times three? Taxable income times five? Or is it the value of the assets minus debts? It is literally your million dollar question that you need to know.
Election years often bring a flurry of legislative and regulatory activity. This first of a two-part series will describe some key changes in federal regulations that may make it harder, more costly, and less efficient for employers to run their organizations.
Some tips from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
July 4, 2016
Marketing takes time, money, and lots of preparation. One of the best ways to prepare yourself is to develop a solid marketing plan. A strong marketing plan will ensure you’re not only sticking to your schedule, but that you’re spending your marketing funds wisely and appropriately.
The NLRB has regularly ruled that employees have the right to complain and even insult their employers online, as long as doing so constitutes “protected activity.” When developing policies around how workers can talk about their workplaces on social media, companies must be careful that they don’t violate federal laws.
Lining up your succession plan with your children in mind
June 6, 2016
More than 70 percent of all businesses in the United States are family businesses, generating more than half of the U.S. gross national product (GNP). However, two out of three don’t survive to the next generation. How does a family business remain on the plus side of these statistics?
An increasing number of cities and states are raising their minimum wages. As more politicians and union-affiliated groups push for higher minimum wages, employers need to prepare now for the significant financial, compliance, and regulatory challenges these changes bring.
Why it’s good business to embrace video in digital-marketing campaigns
May 9, 2016
Businesses that want potential customers to linger longer on their websites have an easy tool for making that happen — video. It turns out, giving website visitors text to read or photos to look at isn’t enough to keep them engaged. But add a video and they’ll hang around, on average, an extra two minutes.