The ball has dropped, the confetti has been swept up and the champagne-induced headache has subsided. The year 2015 is officially upon us, which means it’s time to start making our new year’s goals a reality.
If one of your resolutions was to grow your business in 2015, there are countless resources out there to help you do that, such as on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s informative website. There you will find tips for forecasting your growth, financing growth and everything in between.
But as you set off into 2015 working toward your goals, it’s important to address the legal issues that will arise as your business expands in order to make sure that the growth is within the requirements of the law. Our firm can help you do that.
Here are a few examples of legal issues that often arise when a business expands and how we can help:
Employment law matters: The larger your business gets the more employees you will likely need to hire. Our firm can help guide you through the hiring process as well as develop employee manuals that protect your business and assets.
Investment, banking and capital matters: You business’ growth may require new sources of capital from investors or financial institutions. Our firm can help you secure this capital while addressing any banking or accounting issues that may arise.
Real estate matters: It is possible that your business will require new real estate property to accommodate new employees and business growth. Our firm can handle the search for the perfect real estate as well as lease or purchase agreement transactions.
Intellectual property matters: As your business grows it will become more important than ever to protect your intellectual property such as your business name or trade secrets. Our firm can handle all of the intellectual property matters necessary to keep your business safe.
For more information on how we can help, please visit our page on Legal Concerns with Growing a Business. Here’s to a successful and fulfilling 2015!