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Evaluating Employee Performance
2022-05-31 16:28
Your business’s human capital in employee performance is extremely important. Your employees are the ones who make things run, innovate, stream-line processes, and interact with custom… Read More
Are You A Bully At Work?
2022-05-18 22:20
Growing up, we learn early on that there is something about human nature that tends to result in the existence of bullies. The bullied, and those looking on who may quite easily slip into on… Read More
Independent Contractors And Contracts
2022-03-22 18:42
Peter Parker is the superhero vigilante Spiderman by night, Daily Bugle photographer by day. What does this mean in the legal world? Not much, besides the fact that this young hero would def… Read More
COVID-19 Business Re-Opening Challenges
2020-06-11 21:58
Business Owners Still Run The Business Pinch yourself, a pandemic really happened and a business owner is facing challenges never before seen. Just only two months ago on April Fool’s… Read More
What About Civility In Our Workplaces?
2020-05-29 00:14
Civility Is Good For Business. Civility in the workplace is no less important to manage than harassment. A hostile work environment is a hostile work environment regardless of the cause. And… Read More
Paid Leave Policy For COVID-19 And More
2020-03-30 21:49
It’s time to communicate with employees on your emergency paid leave policies! How are you communicating your new Paid Leave Policy to your employees?  I know, you are drowni… Read More
LLC And What You Need To Know
2020-03-02 20:55
LLCs and What You Need To Know Congratulations! You have taken the steps so few people dare to take—the steps of owning your own business. The journey to this point has been full of up… Read More
Get Legal Advice Before You Sign A Contract
2020-02-06 17:54
Dana Ball Small Business Attorney in Utah A business contract is exactly like putting together a puzzle; each piece needs to fit perfectly and specifically for your type of business and your… Read More
Tell Employees If Overtime Wages Apply
2019-11-05 17:00
Hurry to Comply with New Overtime Law. Will the new overtime rule affect your payroll with employees overtime wages?  Hustle, take the time to figure this out.   I am referri… Read More
Don’t Get Casual About Workplace Safety
2019-10-15 19:04
Workplace Safety Obligations Why should I care about workplace safety?  Not only is it assumed by your workforce, not only is it common sense, but remember the Occupational Safety and H… Read More
2019-03-01 18:39
Wait! Have that contract reviewed BEFORE you sign it. Once a written contract is signed, both parties must abide by the terms, which is why it is essential for you to understand the legal c… Read More
Employee Lawsuits
2019-02-23 17:53
Dana Ball Small Business Attorney in Utah Is Your Company Really at Risk? The average employee lawsuit costs $250,000 which includes damages, costs and attorney fees. If settled out of court… Read More
2019-02-18 18:58
Even day to day operations need legal advice.  Did you start your business with the intention of ending up in a lawsuit?  NO!  No excuses for business owners who claim &ldquo&helli…Read More
Out With The Old; In With The New
2019-01-25 16:45
If you’re a small business with legal questions or concerns, you can’t risk hiring an “ordinary” law firm. Your business is probably your whole world – one that… Read More
You Need To Keep Up With The Times
2019-01-12 01:20
Certain old-fashioned things are quaint. Phone booths. Rolodexes. Men wearing hats. But other things are so old-fashioned, they can get you into trouble (like a car without seatbelts). And i… Read More
Don’t Fall For Business Partner Pitfalls
2018-11-09 15:55
As an attorney who helps small businesses, I sometimes have people coming at me several times a week with questions regarding partnerships. So, if you have questions about starting a compan… Read More
2018-08-31 14:45
How business owners can avoid court with practical legal advice from Dana Ball.  This week we are going to chat about emails and text messages….using technology effectively can l… Read More
The Most Common Mistake Employers Make
2018-08-24 19:15
Employee. Independent contractor. Three little words that can cause big headaches for your small business if your employees are incorrectly classified. Without an MBA or a staff of HR pros… Read More
Contracts 101
2018-07-13 13:50
From the rules that govern your cell phone service to gym membership, contracts have become so commonplace that most of us barely read them. This should not be the case with contracts execut… Read More
Do You Have An Employee Who Is Always Late?
2018-06-09 00:50
Do you have an employee who never seems to show up to work, meetings or other company events on time? Regardless of the frequency and severity of the tardiness, chronic lateness should be m… Read More
Handle Employee Life Events Like A Royal
2018-04-27 22:35
Americans have an enduring fascination with the British Royal Family, and now that Prince Harry has chosen Meghan Markle as his bride-to-be, the news cycle has again been filled with all thi… Read More
Smart Set Up For Your New Business
2018-03-23 16:10
Your new business is your baby, and you are understandably obsessed with its success. You think about it day and night; it occupies every free moment and shows up in your dreams. You two are… Read More
2018-03-02 15:00
Business Owners: Don’t forget to thank those employees of yours today! The post Employee Appreciation Day appeared first on danaballlaw Read More
#MeToo Has Meaning For You, Too
2018-02-23 16:45
The #MeToo movement continues to be the object of widespread focus in 2018 and has implications for employment relationships of all kinds. If you haven’t done so already, now is a good… Read More
2017-04-11 02:11
To make it easier for our small business clients . . . no more billable hours!  From now on, pre-agreed pricing.   Dana Ball is your Utah small business partner!  At a pr… Read More
2017-02-14 04:17
Workplace conflicts happen and ignoring them can be costly. Eight hours of company time is wasted with every unaddressed conflict, now multiply that by all the issues not being resolved. In… Read More
2017-01-23 21:42
HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR UTAH SMALL BUSINESS? The health of your Utah small business is a reflection of how well you manage all aspects of your company. Avoid problems by making smart decisions t… Read More
2017-01-10 03:48
Fifty percent of all American businesses are owned and run by families. There are some benefits associated with a family business, but there are also some pitfalls associated with undertakin… Read More
2016-12-12 20:48
Employer Alert: New Employee I-9 Form by January 22, 2017! Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (“IRCA”), employers are required to verify the employment eligibil… Read More
2016-12-06 04:21
What’s the difference between hiring independent contractors and employees? The biggest difference is the trouble a small business owner can bring upon itself from the IRS and the Depa… Read More
2016-11-29 06:02
Overtime law is delayed, so now what??  Last week on November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas, issued a preliminary injunction stopping the Department of Labor’s (“DOL&rd&hell…Read More
2016-11-24 06:13
What now??  Check back next week for additional information on how you should proceed with the Overtime rule being delayed. The post Overtime law is DELAYED! appeared first on Dana Ball… Read More
2016-11-22 04:17
Experts predict a record-breaking year for Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) lawsuits and FLSA violations. First, thanks to the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) ne… Read More
2016-11-15 00:28
Have you talked to your employees yet about the OVERTIME law that changes on December 1?  Yes, I am referring to the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime rule th… Read More
2016-11-08 15:57
There are several reasons why a small business might close its doors. In the first 4 years of business, less than 20% of small businesses survive!  (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, BED… Read More

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