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Passionate about her business and experienced in number-crunching, entrepreneur Carol Frank nonetheless neglected to patent her product and to insist on a signed contract from her supplier. Next thing she knew, a competitor was copying her design. In the litigation that followed, the U.S. Customs and Frank's insurance company turned out to be surprisingly helpful.
Educating your employees about the consequences of violating company policy may prevent sexual harassment problems. Here's how to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits.
Learn what a license really covers, what details to spell out and how to provide for accurate record-keeping, so as to prevent trouble later on. This article reviews the basic provisions, from boilerplate to bones of contention.
An effective drug-testing program can make your workplace safer. Base your policy on legitimate business considerations and apply it fairly. Here's how to comply with the law, avoid litigation and encourage employees to seek treatment.
The process of going through a legal audit isn't easy, but the risks associated with avoiding the issue are too high for any company to bear. Doing so is not only necessary, but beneficial.
Entrepreneurial companies should consider complying with an internationally recognized set of quality standards known as ISO as a way to mitigate risk, benchmark progress, and attract customers to an untested enterprise, say the founders of a consultancy.
Outsourcing provides a solution to a wide variety of tasks that may not be efficient for a company to handle itself, especially an early-stage business that needs to focus on its top priorities.
The founders of a provider of outsourced information technology services advise that entrepreneurial companies maximize trust with vendors.
WiFi is becoming commonplace. But there is danger in not securing your network. Five steps to help: use your corporate network; keep a clean preferred list; enable security on your router; pick a good password; and enable Web-mail security.
Web conferencing and other collaboration technologies -- tools that help people work with one another through their computers -- have become more available and affordable. This is a boon for smaller companies whose only previous collaboration option was to gather workers in a room with coffee, donuts and a whiteboard.
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