Law and Legal

When The Truth Is Your Only Chance

When The Truth Is Your Only Chance

A few months ago, Paul Franco* took a job working part-time for a company in the healthcare industry. At the time,…

Using Social Media to Boost Ethics and Compliance

Using Social Media to Boost Ethics and Compliance

Organization leaders should take a cue from their employees and spend some time on social media, experts said. Even though…

7 Principles of Admirable Business Ethics

7 Principles of Admirable Business Ethics

One of the most important attributes for small business success, is the distinguishing quality of practicing admirable business ethics. Business…

How To Protect Your Business Ideas From Copycat Competitors

How To Protect Your Business Ideas From Copycat Competitors

Theft isn’t a pleasant experience for any company, but for small businesses, intellectual property theft can be devastating. Your intangible…

You could be stuck with Reinstated Employees

You could be stuck with Reinstated Employees

When it has been found that an employee has been unfairly dismissed the Labour Relations Act (LRA) requires arbitrators and…

Taxpayers warned against ‘free’ advice

Taxpayers warned against ‘free’ advice

The recent arrest by the Hawks of 23 fake tax consultants has reiterated the need for both individual and corporate…

The 10 Common Pitfalls of Behavior-Based Safety

The 10 Common Pitfalls of Behavior-Based Safety

Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) is an effective, situational tool for addressing a certain type of safety behavior. When the limitations of…

The Rising Threat of Patent Trolls

The Rising Threat of Patent Trolls

Picture this: You’re a young entrepreneur, and you’ve just launched your first startup. You debut an amazing iOS app–one that…

When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark Law

When Business Names Confuse Consumers: The Basics of Trademark Law

Last month, a Florida judge granted an injunction against health club “FIT U” after rival club “YOU FIT” sued for…