New York is an At-Will Employment State: True or False ?

If you answered true to the above question, you are correct. If you answered false to the above question, you are correct in all meaningful respects. The best answer to the question is: Both of the above. Historically, employment relationships were a voluntary relationship, which either party could end at will. Only when people entered read more


Cyber Security

According to a recent publication by the National Small Business Association, 44 percent of small businesses reported being a victim of a cyber attack. In our increasingly online and mobile environment it is no surprise that our daily routines create an abundance of personal and business-related data just waiting to be abducted for criminal use. read more


Does Caring for Aging Parents Mean Becoming a Small Business?

Recently, a friend asked some questions about employing in-home help for her elderly parents. The family wanted to do everything in compliance with state and federal tax and employment laws, and she asked me to look over her questions. Little did I suspect that finding the answers the question “How to employ help for your read more





Coaching Employees Through Organizational Change

Without a doubt, business plans, spreadsheets, and process flowcharts are essential for the smooth functioning of a successful business. Many hours of number crunching, market analysis, and carefully crafted what-if scenarios can produce a nearly fail-safe plan of action. Unfortunately, a strong plan in writing means nothing without committed people to bring the ideas to read more