Regulators want to ensure that the average man or woman can go to work with a settled mind, full in the knowledge that they will be protected should an accident or incident occur. All employers are required to comply with stringent safety measures and have support systems in place should anything go wrong, while they must also be able to ensure financial assistance and medical treatment in the worst-case scenario. It can be comforting to know that all of these elements are in place, but if you are affected, you still need to make conscious decisions and take the appropriate action to make sure you're covered.
10 October 2018
Being a business owner can be quite challenging. It takes a significant amount of dedication as well as drive to get a startup off the ground and make it into a profitable endeavor. However, you are bound to face some obstacles on the road. In some situations, these obstacles may be too much to overcome and this could lead to the decline of your business. This is what leads to bankruptcy and eventual insolvency.
29 July 2016
As a small business owner getting paid on time is imperative to keeping your business profitable now and in the future. While your customers can come up with range of reasons not to pay you, your employees and suppliers need to be paid on time in order to keep your business in production. Here are some tips on getting your customers to pay on time. Review your terms and conditions
9 February 2016
Buying a home is an important step in anyone's life and if you're going to do it, then you need to get it right. Beyond finding the rather elusive combination of the perfect location and perfect home, you need to make sure that you have done all that is legally necessary to own your own home. The jargon can be rather confusing for the average Joe, which is why you need a conveyancer.
2 February 2016
If you were recently pulled over for erratic driving, the police officer might have given you a breathalyzer test and determined you were driving under the influence, also called a DUI. This is a matter taken very seriously and not something the local authorities take lightly. If convicted, you might face some of the following penalties. Fines While the exact penalties for DUIs depend on a number of factors, including where you got the DUI and what your blood alcohol content (BAC) was, fines are a very common penalty.
29 January 2016
When you are granted parole, you are released from custody to serve the remaining part of your prison sentence under ongoing rehabilitation, support and supervision. If you are serving a long prison sentence and anxious to return to the community, you can ask your criminal lawyer to appeal to the adult parole board to grant you parole. The following article will educate you on the conditions of a parole order and how parole boards grant parole and what happens when you breach the conditions of your parole.
29 January 2016
Differences and disputes in a family are inevitable. At times you may not have the expertise to go through the legal procedures all by yourself. That is why you need specially trained people in legal matters to assist in finding legitimate solutions. This is what basically makes a family lawyer a necessity: Professional legal help You need a trusted attorney to provide legal assistance in dealing with family issues and domestic relations.
28 January 2016
All's fair in love and war, but when it comes to divorce all bets are off! Your life may be under a microscope for the next few months while your divorce heads through the legal system. From custody disputes to stalking, it is important you are mindful of what you post on your social media accounts if you don't want your words to come back and bite you. Custody Battles
27 January 2016
Divorce is a sensitive issue. Day-to-day conversations about child custody tend to be highly emotive and are often characterized by a mixture of facts, half-truths, and myths. Some myths about child custody have become so prevalent that they are often pass off as "conventional wisdom". It is important for divorcees to be able to separate the myths from the facts so that they don't end up surprised when the time comes for these myths to apply.
26 January 2016
After separation or divorce, ideally, any children will still have access to both parents and have the opportunity to have meaningful relationships with both parents. This can be facilitated with a range of communication techniques including face-to-face visits, phone calls and video calls. For teenagers with other commitments and growing social networks, it can become harder to convince teenagers to make time the other parent. Here are some guides on how each parent needs to facilitate contact with the other parent.
25 January 2016