About webadmin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far webadmin has created 11 blog entries.

Strategic Planning – Preparing for the New Year

2019-05-02T16:44:42+00:00

Strategic Planning – Preparing for the New Year Traditional strategic and business planning is essential to strengthening any business, but it is not responsive to unknowns and risks – the things that distract owners from achieving their best-laid plans.  Lawyers do know about risks, and every day they address problems that might have been [...]

When Businesses Partners Divorce

2019-05-02T16:44:08+00:00

When Businesses Partners Divorce Sometimes events and the planets don’t exactly align in favor of business decisions, requiring business partners to call an end to a merger or partnership. For instance, General Electric recently considered cutting loose of their majority stakeholdings in Denver oilfield services corporation Baker Hughes. That hasty divorce, if completed, would have [...]

Independent Contractors Will Your Business Survive the Inevitable Audit?

2019-05-02T06:30:42+00:00

Independent Contractors: Will Your Business Survive the Inevitable Audit? DATE/TIME: Friday, April 5, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: Denver Metropolitan Area, 6060 S. Quebec Street, GWV, CO 80111 Using Independant Contractors In Your Business: Will Your Business Survive the Inevitable Audit? [...]

Using Games to Increase Sales

2018-02-22T17:17:07+00:00

Using Games to Increase Sales People enjoy playing games, and some retailers incorporate this into the way they do business. From loyalty cards with potential discounts to the McDonalds’ Monopoly game, these things can potentially increase sales and customer loyalty. Before taking advantage of people’s love of games, business owners should ensure their games [...]

Using Independent Contractors in Your Business: Will You Survive the Inevitable Audit?

2018-02-22T17:35:30+00:00

Using Independent Contractors Instead of Employees Misinformation about using independent contractors is rampant in Colorado’s business community.  A business can run into trouble when it structures its workforce without understanding Colorado and federal laws on independent contractors and employees.  Federal and state agencies audit businesses to determine whether their independent contractors must be reclassified [...]

OFFBOARDING: How to Make a Clean Break with an Employee

2018-02-22T17:50:07+00:00

OFFBOARDING:  How to Make a Clean Break with an Employee To the business owner, letting someone go is a business decision.  To the employee, termination means an abrupt loss of their livelihood and often injury to their pride.  A worker who faces the loss of pay without immediate options for reemployment has a strong [...]

What Does “Piercing the Corporate Veil” Mean?

2018-02-23T17:37:24+00:00

What Does "Piercing the Corporate Veil" Mean? If you own a business, you probably have heard about the "corporate veil" and perhaps wondered what it is. In Colorado, a corporation is formed when its organizers file articles of incorporation with the Colorado Secretary of State's office; to create a limited liability company, the organizers file [...]

Are Card and Board Games Legal in Colorado?

2018-02-23T17:50:25+00:00

Are Card and Board Games Legal in Colorado? I have noticed a proliferation in card and game stores in Colorado since 2010. A lot of this growth is on the back of very lucrative games like "Magic: The Gathering," that encourage customers to enter tournaments hosted by card and game stores that award prizes in [...]

Customer Contracts and You

2018-02-23T18:01:00+00:00

Customer Contracts and You Taken very broadly, American civil law deals with how we sort out disputes between private people (or organizations) that do not involve a crime. Where they did not have a chance to meet and discuss their obligations and rights among each other beforehand, such as in a car accident between strangers, [...]

There Are Times When You Can’t Be Your Own Witness

2018-02-23T20:27:05+00:00

There Are Times When You Can't Be Your Own Witness A sales rep from Littleton, Colorado called me recently to help him collect an override bonus he was entitled to for training a new colleague. The expected bonus was sizeable, but unpaid, and he wanted to sue. His problem was that the bonus arrangement was [...]