READER QUESTION: What Are The Benefits Of Incorporating My Business? Legal Shark’s Response | This is a common question posed to the Shark. Many small business owners operate their businesses as sole proprietorships in which they and their businesses are one in the same. This may work for a few folks but the better approach is to incorporate your business. The top four benefits of incorporating your business are limited legal liability, advantageous tax treatment, building a corporate brand, and perpetual existence. By limited legal liability, the Shark is referring to personal asset protection. Corporations allow owners (shareholders) to...Read More
Author: Bal Bhullar
Can companies publish employee photos on the company website without an employee’s prior consent? Legal Shark’s Response | In today’s social media world, scores of employees may already have their pictures posted on the Internet on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. Many employees would not object to having their pictures posted on a company website but employers cannot make this assumption. Some folks may be “camera shy” or have more serious concerns regarding their privacy and the ability of others to locate them online. Privacy legislation requires an employer to seek consent prior to posting photos of employees online. More...Read More
Image Source “Show Me the Money!” “Show Me the Money!!” This became a very popular sound bite from the 1996 movie, Jerry Maguire. Chances are it will not likely be your opening statement during employment contract negotiations. What types of employment contracts are there and which one is best for you and your business? Oral or Verbal Contracts People often forget that an employment contract can exist even in the absence of a written document. A verbal or oral agreement contains the terms and conditions relating to an employment relationship between the parties based on their conduct and history....Read More
Image Source Metta World Peace. Chad Ochocinco. Stone Cold Steve Austin. The Rock. Legal name changes and registered trademarks. Is this legal trickery or a legitimate attempt at building and preserving a brand? Did you know that Freddie Mercury of Queen was born Farrokh Bulsara and he changed his name to conceal his Parsi heritage? Steven Tyler of Aerosmith changed his name from Stephen Tallarico to increase his promotional appeal as did Charlie Sheen. Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estevez. Kal Penn from the popular movie, Harold and Kumar also changed his name from Kalpen Modi for career...Read More
In this series, we are bringing complete coverage of Asia’s biggest Fashion Week “India Fashion Week” home to Surrey. More than 100 selected fashion designers participating and more than 50 showcasing on the runway. The crew of Amazon India Fashion Week consists… read more ❯
Locally produced web series, Daisy & The Gumboot Kids, premieres online at watch.cbc.ca this Thursday. The series is a spin-off of the award-winning television series, Scout & The Gumboot Kids, which is recommended by the Parents’ Choice Awards and was recently named a finalist for the international children’s media award – Prix Jeunesse.
Each episode, Daisy makes a nature… read more ❯
ARIES | Arians are full of energy and enthusiasm, their love is sudden and is high in passion. Jupiter is very well placed in Libra until October 2018. Saturn is also sitting in their sign of fortune for the entire year so their love life and relationships are… read more ❯
It’s February and love is in the air…or is that just the smell of delicious food? When it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are so many places for food options to choose from that it’s hard to decide, so here are just a few that you should check out right here in Surrey.
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