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April 2017 Archives
While large scale cyber attacks have not garnered national headlines in a while, cyber-theft should remain something that businesses worry about. This is because Fortune 500 companies and federal agencies are not the only entities hackers will try to attack. In fact, businesses of all sizes across different industries are susceptible of being pilfered. So small businesses must be just as vigilant in protecting sensitive information.
While the market has not shown much of the volatility that investors came to expect over the past few years, abrupt changes to the market can threaten investors’ confidence and lead to further financial turmoil. Because of this, prudent businesspeople plan for market tremors. In the same vein, small business owners can safeguard their company’s holdings when the market goes awry. This post will highlight a few options.
There’s an old adage about business; if you’re in business long enough, you will eventually be sued. While many business owners can identify with that adage, it does not mean that your next lawsuit is already on the horizon. It basically means that given today’s litigious business climate, businesses should take certain steps to mitigate disputes that can lead to lawsuits.
When a business deals with sensitive customer information, it is important to implement measures to avoid a data breach. Many companies employ a range of preventive measures, including thorough employee training and sophisticated security software.
Think your commercial landlord cannot change your annual rent? Think again! Some commercial landlords insist on lease provisions giving them the unfettered right to re-measure the square footage of the office space. Such clauses may provide, "The rentable square feet of the premises and the building are subject to verification from time to time by the landlord." Such clauses provide the landlord a unilateral right to re-measure tenants' office space any time. Of course, the landlord will likely "re-measure" only if it results in a rental rate increase.
No matter how big or small your company may be, the thought of having to face a business dispute can be quite frightening. Unfortunately, in many cases, it may be inevitable that a business dispute will come up in the lifetime of your business. Of course, that dispute could be handled in a handful of ways and that’s where the real issues can occur.
Little league baseball is big business. This is what the U.S. District Court in Washington found out in a lawsuit between former co-owners of Headfirst Baseball, a multimillion dollar youth baseball and summer camp company.