February 2015 Archives

Irresponsible landlords can cost tenants money

In regard to running a successful business, there is a very basic but important formula: revenue minus expenses equals profit. When you start a business, you likely assume that at some point you will be able to make this simple equation work out in your favor. One of the key elements in making this happen is by keeping expenses under control.

Clear discipline policies protect employers

Running a business has many challenges. One of the principal challenges is keeping employees happy, while still making sure their behavior is in accordance with company standards. Should a worker in some way violate company rules, they may have to face some form of discipline. The situation could even call for that worker to be terminated. But a terminated employee may become so agitated that they file a malicious lawsuit as a response.

How can I keep my trade secrets safe?

One key factor in staying ahead in business is keeping your important trade secrets out of the hands of your competition. After all, if you have put in the work and investment capital to develop a product or a process that will give your company power in the marketplace, you do not want someone else taking it for his or her own profit.