Sexual harassment 101: what everyone needs to know

The aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein revelations has unearthed a  depth of ignorance around the whole issue of sexual harassment. There has been the routine conflation with assault and then panicky addition of “alleged” to the end of every sentence, along with wild assumptions about its rarity and triviality. For […]

Training Bonds: How do they work

Captain Dan is a pilot who was formerly in the employment of Highland Airways Ltd. A year before his resignation, the company expended substantial amounts of money in sponsoring 2 specialised trainings for Captain Dan in order to improve his skills and increase the number of planes he could fly. […]

Why Lawyers Make Good Early-Stage Startup Hires

By Daniel Doktori and Sarah Reed (culled From hbr.org) It’s a startup shibboleth that entrepreneurship and formal education don’t mix. For icons such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, so goes the lore, finishing a bachelor’s degree would have only stifled the creativity that fueled their companies to stratospheric success. PayPal […]

10 Reasons to Have an Employee Handbook

Jacob runs a travel agency which caters primarily to individuals seeking overseas admission. After running the company  alone for a few months, Jacob hired Lucia to work in an administrative support role. A few months down the line, Jacob feels frustrated because Lucia has not been performing to his expectations. […]

ARE SALARY DEDUCTIONS LAWFUL?

Donald owns a golf course business run through a company called Great Ltd. The business is performing poorly and there are significantly fewer customers than last year. Donald takes the view that this is the fault of his employees. He decides he will ‘make the business great again’ by firing […]

The Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make when Hiring Business Lawyers.

Many entrepreneurs put off hiring business lawyers until they get in trouble. Learn the benefits of hiring a good business lawyers and what to look for in a business lawyer.

Mergers: Dating Before Marriage

Before a merger of companies actually takes place, while negotiations are ongoing, the companies need to review their operational systems and corporate culture. This is because each corporate body has their peculiar system of operations, values, trade culture and work ethics. The concept of dating before marriage consists of further […]