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All businesses, regardless of type, must comply with statutes and regulations, which come from all levels of government. These include regulations covering occupational safety and health as well as persons with disabilities.
The more you can use legal protections to safeguard your business, such as choosing the right legal structure at start-up, the easier it becomes to ensure nothing enters that could harm your business.
Entrepreneurs who outsource assignments must choose contractors who know their industry and specify what they expect from them, says the founder of a consultancy.
The founders of a provider of outsourced information technology services advise that entrepreneurial companies maximize trust with vendors.
The founder of three companies in the outsourced shipping business advises entrepreneurs to turn to outsiders for all services that aren't core to the business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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