Can you hear me now?

Can you hear me now?

Jun. 18, 2015 by

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched an American Sign Language (ASL) Video Customer Support Line which allows deaf and hearing impaired customers to communicate directly with the SBA over videophone. Now deaf and hearing impaired customers have a

Are you a small business owner confused about how the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) affects you?

Are you a small business owner confused about how the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) affects you?

Mar. 16, 2015 by

The Small Business Administration offers Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars. The SBA and Small Business Majority will host free Affordable Care Act 101 webinars so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they

Wardrobe Malfunction

Wardrobe Malfunction

Mar. 19, 2012 by

Employment At Will I have often had to explain to clients and potential clients what “at-will employment” means. Briefly, it means that an employer can fire you (in an at-will state, like North Carolina) for no reason, or for any

Fine Furnishings

Fine Furnishings

Dec. 2, 2010 by

Employers are required to “furnish” a pay stub detailing deductions from your pay. State law does not dictate the form it must take, however.

Let me check my files and get back to you…

Let me check my files and get back to you…

Jul. 21, 2010 by

Everyone’s keeping a file on you; why aren’t you keeping a file?

Money for Nothing?

Money for Nothing?

May. 4, 2010 by

I received an inquiry from an administrative assistant in a client’s office today, and it was disclaimed with a note saying, “If you’ll charge a fee to answer this question, please ignore this message.” As I set about explaining how I decide what to charge for, it occurred to me this would make a good “open letter” to clients explaining about how I decide to bill or not bill.

From Behind the Veil

From Behind the Veil

Feb. 23, 2010 by

It’s important to keep in mind that the corporate veil can be “pierced” from both directions.

All Aboard!

All Aboard!

Feb. 21, 2010 by

Welcome; here’s how I intend to use my blog.