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Health Care Reform- Still On Schedule

by | September 3, 2013

Blog written by Lauren Burgon, Equinox Business Law Group With news stories nearly every day about delays and changes to Healthcare Reform, employers may be unsure which provisions are still scheduled to go into effect in 2014. For employers already offering coverage to their employees, the following changes are still on-schedule: September 23, 2013- Updates... View Article

Impacting Business Growth

by | May 8, 2013

Blog written by Managing Attorney, Michelle Bomberger Growth in business is always good, right?   No matter what, when you see the revenues increasing, it’s a good thing.  Well, no.  As we learned last month, there’s “good” revenue and “bad” revenue which means that just because top line revenue is growing doesn’t mean the company is... View Article

How to Build Sustainable Revenue

by | April 3, 2013

Blog written by Elizabeth Harris, President of Resultist Consulting, www.resultist.com Building revenue can be a good thing or it can be disastrous. Done well it can lead to long term business success. When it goes wrong it can lead to many undesirable consequences. The key to successful revenue growth is ensuring that your revenue is... View Article

Is It Time to Update Your Employee Policies?

by | February 19, 2013

Blog written by Lauren Burgon, Associate Attorney, Equinox Having written employee policies for your company is important.  But even more important is having accurate and up-to-date policies.  Having out-of-date or inaccurate policies can be worse than not having written policies in the first place. We recommend reviewing your written employee policies at least once a... View Article

Owners provide jobs and impact lives

by | February 5, 2013

I recently participated on a panel for women business owners and one of the questions posed to the panelists was “Why do you do what you do?” One of the panelists responded with an answer that really struck me.  She said, “I believe that business ownership gives me the greatest opportunity to have an economic... View Article

Creating Your Business Plan

by | January 15, 2013

This week’s blog from Earl Bell, Island Crest Consulting A solid business plan dramatically increases the likelihood that your company continues on the path to becoming extremely valuable, sustainable and profitable.  Having said that, not all business plans are created equal. Focus on the right things and you’ll develop a road map to success.  Below... View Article

Business Planning- A Client Centered Approach

by | January 8, 2013

This week’s blog from Dawn Nelson Business planning is a tool that owners should use to help anticipate and plan for the year ahead. It is where goals are determined and budgets are set. But is that all that the business plan is good for? Companies can use their business planning as a time to... View Article

Marijuana- What Employers Should Know

by | December 11, 2012

This week’s blog from Lauren Burgon Washington voters approved Initiative 502 on November 6th leaving many Washington employers wondering how and if they should be amending their policies regarding drug use. While the passage of Initiative 502 decriminalizes, regulates, and taxes the recreational use and sale of marijuana in the state of Washington, marijuana use... View Article

Back to Business Before Year End

by | November 7, 2012

This week’s blog from Michelle Bomberger Despite the beauty of fall and the bustle of the Holidays, be sure to get the work done to end 2012 strong. There are many issues that you should discuss and formalize in your business to properly account for 2012 and plan for your 2013 year such as: Gifting... View Article