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    Should you outsource your small business accounting?
    0 Should you outsource your small business accounting?

    If you operate a small business, you already fill a lot of different roles. Should Accountant / Bookkeeper be one of them? Maybe outsourcing is an option that will work for you. Here are some pros and cons to consider when deciding whether to outsource your accounting functions vs. doing them inhouse.

    Writing a Consulting Contract - A List of the Essential Parts
    0 Writing a Consulting Contract - A List of the Essential Parts

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    If your business hires outside consultants, it's worth your while to learn how a consulting contract is structured. And if you're a consultant yourself, you'll want to know how to prepare your own agreements with clients to cut down on your legal fees.

    While people often assume you need to have an attorney draw up your contracts, if you acquaint yourself with the various provisions that are included as standard elements in a consulting agreement, you should b...

    What's the Difference Between an Agent and a Manager?
    0 What's the Difference Between an Agent and a Manager?

    Band managers take on many responsibilities - promoter, business and financial advisor, negotiator, accountant, publicist, agent, chauffeur, image consultant - depending on the needs of the artist. The role of the manager is to develop, guide and promote the career of the artist. That entails building connections within the industry with concert promoters, record company execs, and others who are in a position to help the artist move up the ladder of success.

    9 Secrets to Hiring a Good Contractor
    0 9 Secrets to Hiring a Good Contractor

    When searching for a contractor to do new construction or renovations and improvements to an existing home, there are some key considerations to keep in mind to help you find a reputable company that will do quality work.

    Is It Legal Advice or Isn't It? Staying on the Right Side of the Fine Line
    0 Is It Legal Advice or Isn't It? Staying on the Right Side of the Fine Line

    Our customer support team regularly fields questions from our customers about legal matters. While we do backgrounds as legal assistants, we're not lawyers and cannot practice law or give legal advice. But on an almost daily basis, customers ask us for answers or opinions which may or may not fall under the definition of legal advice. So what can we do? And how do we know whether it is or it isn't?

    How to Become a Commissioner for Oaths in Canada
    2 How to Become a Commissioner for Oaths in Canada

    When working in a law firm you are often called upon to take an affidavit or declaration of a client, so most law firms - especially small ones - maintain commissioner appointments for a number of their support staff. This article discusses the authority of commissioners, requirements for becoming one, and where to apply.

    What's Your Reputation Worth?
    0 What's Your Reputation Worth?

    Defamation is defined as an intentional false communication either published or spoken publicly, that injures another's reputation or good name, or diminishes the esteem, respect, goodwill, or confidence in which the person is held. Defamation is an actionable wrong, meaning it can be sued on by the party who is defamed.

    How Do I Find a Good Professional Advisor for My Business?
    0 How Do I Find a Good Professional Advisor for My Business?

    Now that you have some ideas of what to look for in your professional legal, business and financial advisors, the question is how to find them.­ Referrals, searches, and professional organizations are all good sources to use. Ask questions, do your research, and interview potential candidates. These people will have a huge impact on your business. It's important to pick the right ones.

    Professional Advisors: 10 Qualities You Should Be Looking For
    0 Professional Advisors: 10 Qualities You Should Be Looking For

    Small business owners soon learn they cannot do everything themselves. Some matters - financial, tax and legal, specifically - require professional attention from an expert. Here is a list of 10 qualities you should be looking for in your legal, financial and business advisors.

    Confidentiality: A Client's Right, A Professional's Duty
    0 Confidentiality: A Client's Right, A Professional's Duty

    Law offices must hold all information respecting client matters in strictest confidence unless disclosure is (i) required by law, (ii) authorized by the client, or (iii) demanded by court order. This restriction extends not only to the lawyers, but to all law students, paralegals, administrators and office staff. Every client has the right to confidentiality, and every lawyer has a duty to ensure it.