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There are a multitude of reasons that owners decide to sell their business. However, it’s not a simple process like buying or selling goods, and taking complexities in the law into account is key. Regardless of the reason, if you are thinking about selling your business, you should consult an experienced corporate attorney to help you prepare and maximize the valuation of your business. While each business and transaction is different, what follows is a brief synopsis of steps you should consider taking leading up to a sale. Prepare...

If you still have standalone terminals at the checkouts at your business, it’s time to integrate your credit card terminal with your POS system. Credit card terminal integration has several benefits. It saves time, since processing a credit card payment on a separate terminal takes almost as many keystrokes as tendering payment in the POS system. Double entry of this sort also increases the chance of errors. Reconciling daily credit card batches to match transactions captured by the terminal with the credit card tenders recorded in...

When you think of creative jobs, many people don’t think of engineering first. They imagine the more traditional creative careers, such as writing, art, or graphic design. But the wide field of engineering actually requires a great deal of creativity. Engineers work to solve complex and challenging  problems, and often find themselves at the head of massive projects globally requiring not only technical discipline and knowledge, but a great deal of creative thinking. Engineers must be able to innovate and create new solutions in...

How should you pay for a car? In the past, many drivers bought their car using their own cash or used a loan from a bank. Now, though, motorists are increasingly turning to car leasing and contract plan deals when buying a new car. Indeed, the Finance and Leasing Association recently revealed that three quarters of the 699,052 new cars bought in the 12 months to the end of March 2013 had repayment plans sold by dealerships. If you’re considering buying a car using finance you have a number of choices. So, we’ve put together this...

In the current economic climate, many people are trying to either reduce or at very least maintain their household expenditure. At the same time, you, like many others, are probably trying to keep as fit and healthy as possible. For many, just going on a diet is not enough. There is a great appeal for working out at a gym to help lose weight and keep trim. The problem is that joining a gym is not cheap. Not only do you have a significant joining fee, even if there is a special offer to reduce the costs, you will have monthly outgoings...

No matter what size business you are operating, you want to have an experienced IT support company in place just in case something goes wrong. When you are dealing with computers, it is only a matter of time until something breaks. That is when you need to call in the experts. So what exactly are the qualities that you want your IT support company to have? The IT support companies that are out there have many services and products to choose from. A few of the things you should look for are basic qualities that you would look for in anyone...

Starting a company is exciting, and it’s easy to get caught up in the fast-paced flurry of activity and creativity that propels a start-up from an big idea to existence. However, while the excitement is a fun part of the process, it’s important not to let it overshadow the legal steps that you should be focusing on in order to ensure long term financial success. A start-up takes time and energy, and losing out on financial success or credit for your work because it wasn’t sufficiently protected under intellectual property law can...

Everyday, it seems that more and more people are becoming concerned with the environment and attempting to live a greener life. There are different daily actions and methods that can help accomplish this goal or style. Though there are numerous environmental services that help make the world a better place, there are also specific services that could potential be beneficial for different businesses and owners. Particular Areas to Invest In It’s important to not only take pride in the environment you live in, but to also help protect...

When people think about “work at home jobs” they think that it is going to be an easy take off. Most people instantly think that they are going to “get rich quick”. However, the truth of the matter is once you decide to work from home it is not going to be anything like you imagined. Common Myths Associated to Working from Home You are your own boss: Most people want to work from home because they think it will allow them to be their own boss. This is something that is false. When you work from home you are still going to have...

Summertime has hit, with temperatures reaching in to the high 20s and early 30s degrees Centigrade. Workers up and down the country are sweating and sneezing their way through the day and night which is effecting their concentration and well being. Those with air con on are dreaming of heading to the beach to savour cool breezes as soon as possible. With worker numbers reduced due to those who have cleverly booked holidays around this time of year there’s also more pressure on those remaining to cope with the doubled-up workloads. For...