Labor Law and Employment: What to expect in 2012

1. Limitations on employee credit checks. California employers have long enjoyed the right to conduct background checks that involved reviewing applicants’ credit reports before extending job offers. This practice, as of January 1, 2012, will cease to be — without very specific conditions. This is because a new law has been enacted to prevent the exclusion of applicants based on […]

Using royalty-free music for YouTube videos

Music is an essential component in any video. It engages your target audience by emphasizing the mood and energy of your video project. But even though a hit song may be perfect for your video, it doesn’t mean you can use it freely. In most cases you have no right. So what kind of music can you use in your […]

The crumbling economy undermines long-term care offerings

All the hype may not be good publicity after all, the long-term care (LTC) insurance industry found out last month. The industry named November “National Long-Term Care Insurance Month” in hopes of raising awareness of the “need” for the product. However, most of the month’s press highlighted the drawbacks of LTC, as it focused on the problems of two key […]

3 Reasons to Join a Health and Wellness MLM Company

Let’s be honest. There are many MLM or Network Marketing companies out there, and if you are someone who wants to get into the home business industry, choosing the right company can be daunting. It is well known that in the network marketing profession, you need to be passionate about your product. If you are not passionate about your product, […]

Create a chart of accounts for a small restaurant

Independent restaurant owners often do their own bookkeeping. Even if they hire a professional accountant at the end of the year, they can save a considerable amount of money by handling the weekly tasks themselves. Setting up a chart of accounts that fits the needs of the restaurant usually requires customizing the default options of any accounting program. The selection […]

How Do I Know If a Roofing Company is Legit?

Roofing Company is Legit Whenever you’re considering getting a new roof, you should look for a roofing company in Barrie that has good reviews. You should also find testimonials from past customers. If possible, ask your friends and family to refer you to roofing companies. You can also check online reviews to find out whether they have satisfied clients. If […]

What you need to know about outsourcing payroll

Basic Concepts in Payroll Outsourcing Processing payroll is complicated, error-prone and time-consuming. Under the law, business owners are required to withhold a certain percentage of their employees’ pay amounts or wages to pay their taxes. These payroll tax amounts are not very consistent, which complicates the task. These amounts may change depending on the status of the employee. Also, to […]