Protecting Your Business Against Rising Material Costs

Protecting Your Business Against Rising Material Costs

The unpredictability of material costs is dangerous ground for contractors. If you don’t add the appropriate language into your contracts, you will have to eat the increased cost of materials, and you could be liable for delay damages if you don’t get your materials on time.

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Non-Compete Clauses: How to Protect Against Competition

Non-Compete Clauses: How to Protect Against Competition

The best practice for non-compete clauses is to speak with an employment law attorney that knows your business and can effectively create restrictive covenants. Doing so will save your business both time and money while legally giving you the maximum protection allowed under the law.

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Employment Law: Classifying Employees

Employment Law: Classifying Employees

Running a business is no simple endeavor, and the challenges that are a part of navigating employment law, especially, seem to be endless. This blog series covers the most integral points of employment law that every business owner should be aware of. In this blog, we’ll address common misconceptions about classifying employees as well as how to do it correctly.

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CYA for Material Suppliers, Part 4

CYA for Material Suppliers, Part 4

“That material was not delivered here” is the most common defense to a Material Supplier lien. What process can you have in place to have the best defense possible if this happens to you?

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CYA for Material Suppliers Part 3

CYA for Material Suppliers Part 3

In this blog, we discuss how you can use that information to create a consistent collection strategy. Don’t work for free. Collecting what is yours is crucial to the livelihood of your business.

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CYA for Material Suppliers Part 2

CYA for Material Suppliers Part 2

As a Material Supplier in the construction industry, you have such great leverage to secure any amount you are owed with a lien. But what is a lien? A lien gives you a claim to ownership in the property where your materials were used, to the extent of the value of the materials you supplied.

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