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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employment Probation Period: Definition, Template & How to Implement

May 16, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

An employment probation period, referred to as a probationary period, is a time frame used to determine whether a new hire will work out. A probationary period may be risky if set up incorrectly, as it may violate local labor […]


Financing your Business

4 Ways Predictive Analytics Can Boost Your Sales

May 16, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Big Data has been a buzzword in sales and marketing for quite a while now. Thought leaders often mention how Big Data can transform businesses and empower teams. But that’s only true when the data is used correctly. It’s easy […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

May 15, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :”How can my company pay no taxes, and legally, too?” According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Amazon “paid no U.S. […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court strikes down federal law that bans sports betting

May 14, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars states from authorizing sports betting. The court ruled that the law violates the principle of dual sovereignty by commandeering the states. Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Want to Create a Trans-Inclusive company? Invest in These 2 Things.

May 14, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Even as pop culture and mass media feature more and more transgender representation, the workplace remains a hotbed of discrimination. In a 2015 study, 30 percent of trans people reported being fired, denied a promotion or otherwise mistreated in the […]


Know Your Rights

The path forward for the legal technician model

May 11, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

On Easter Sunday, my husband woke me at 4 a.m. because his eyes were red and his vision clouded. Although it was painful, it was not an emergency-room situation, so we waited until the urgent care center opened. There, he […]


Know Your Rights

How can we fight to reduce bias? 6th Circuit judge shares her thoughts

May 10, 2018

Via: ABA Journal Top Stories

Studies have shown that implicit bias is something that affects everyone to some degree. So what steps can legal professionals at all ranks take to make the justice system fairer and more equitable? In this episode of the Modern Law […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

28 Most Inspiring Management Quotes

May 10, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Managers are uniquely positioned to influence their businesses by how they lead their teams. But even managers have their low days, and like everyone else, could do with some motivation to maintain a positive influence on those they work with. […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

Tiny Business Is Serious Business

May 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Our cultural myths drive us to build, perform and scale; but they drop us like a hot potato when we fail. When we win, everyone’s a fan. When we fail, things get awfully quiet. The media contributes to this culture, […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

The Essential Elements Every Business’s Website Should Contain

May 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Broadly speaking, your business’s website should tell visitors two things: what they need to know to make an intelligent decision about buying your products and what you want to tell them. A website can have a virtually limitless number of […]