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Commerical leases rental coronavirus

Pandemics are bad for business, and Commercial leases will now have to reflect that for the COVID-19 period

The COVID-19 pandemic has just slugged the global economy with the most significant downturn since the Great Depression. Still, once the virus is under reasonable control, it will probably be easier to recover economically than it was in the 1930s. Nevertheless, many businesses could collapse in the short term, which would have become viable again …

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Can a competitor use my business name as a keyword search on paid search engine listings?

Now if somebody had said that to you twenty years ago you would have told them to take the medication. And, if you’ve ever tried to wrap your head around 21st century internet advertising you probably felt like you might need the medication too. When a business pays a search engine hard cash to feature …

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7 Things Start-Ups Need to Know to Avoid a Lawsuit

Are you a business start-up looking for lawyer tips? In this article, we offer 7 tips to avoid common mistakes made by start-ups and new business owners. In summary, they are: Your terms of trade with your customers should be clear and sound. Define the role of your business partners in the business. You should …

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How to Identify & Resolve your Business Compliance and Regulation Issues

Not identifying or ignoring compliance or regulation issues faced by your business can cost you, in terms of time and not just money. To understand why a government department has made an adverse finding against you or your business, or has alleged your business is non-compliant with certain government regulations, a good starting point is to …

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