Misc. Legal Tidbits

Employee Paid Time Off

In an age of technology enabling new ways to conduct business anywhere on a smartphone and work-from-home opportunities for many workers, it can be difficult to disconnect and get away from your business or job. If you are trying to open a new business or keep a small-business going, it…

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Business Estate Planning

As the Day of the Dead approaches, it is a time that business owners need to be thinking about what will happen to their businesses if something happens to them.  Without the proper planning, everything you dreamed and built for your family can crumble as quickly as a row of…

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By Phil Chavez, Strategic Insurance Consultants Today’s business leaders have enough to juggle without the added stress of employment practices liability. Unfortunately, employers and other business leadership are now more vulnerable to employment practices suits than ever before. In fact, according to Bloomberg BNA, employment-related lawsuits recently reached a record…

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Four Steps to Help You Get a Loan

thedenverchannel.com recently reported that only 5% of lenders have eased their standards to loan to small businesses. This confirms what many small businesses already know – it is tough to get funding. So what is a small business to do when it needs money? If your business needs a loan…

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Confidential Information Policies

Many businesses have confidential information – whether it is credit card receipts with business credit card information on them, contracts with client names and addresses on them, or bank statements with financial information on them. Businesses need to keep this information secure for multiple reasons – rarely does a business…

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Business Continuity Planning

Anyone watching the disaster unfold in Japan is confronted with hundreds of emotions. Sadness at the loss of life. Disbelief in the amount of tragedy that is occurring – earthquakes, nuclear fears, tsunamis, and volcanoes all at once. Concern for the people who have lost their houses, their businesses, everything…

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