Publications

Procedure for Terminating an Employee

The termination of an employee is rarely an easy thing, but some of the dislocation and emotional upheaval can be avoided if preparations are made beforehand. A civilized termination also makes it less likely that any legal claim will be made by the former emp...

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Franchising

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK PRESENT and/or FORMER FRANCHISEES:

Call and visit several branches of the franchise to see how they operate. Remember that the franchisees are not required to speak with you, so be considerate about arranging times that are convenient for them. Here are some questions yo...

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LIFE CYCLE OF A CORPORATION

A corporation is in many ways like a human being. It is born, it lives and grows, and it can die.

Stage 1: Birth

A corporation is “born” when the Certificate of Incorporation is filed with the New York Secretary of State. The person filing should obtain a cert...

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