November 2019 / 23 posts found

Wedding Vows – 2.0 – Divorce-Proof Your Next (or Upcoming) Marriage – Thrive Global

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Do you promise to love, honor and cherish each other, yadda, yadda yadda? Yeah right! One or more of those can easily be casualties during the wedding preparations even before you’ve tied the knot. Maybe it’s time for a Wedding Vow makeover. How about this? (It also works for business partnerships) “When an inevitable conflict arises, do you each promise to pause before you blame, yell, scream, shut down or withdraw? And furthermore, do you each promise that while you are pausing and before you speak, you will ask yourself how you contributed to the conflict and what expectation(s) you […]

Legal finance could transform the way construction firms manage litigation – Construction News

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Legal disputes in the construction industry are, unfortunately, a fact of life, and the higher the stakes, the more damaging – and costly – they can be. The collapse last year of UK contractor Carillion brought many of the difficult challenges faced by the construction industry to light. Despite operating in a high-risk environment, construction profit margins remain small: the total profits for the 100 largest firms combined (£1.1bn) equates to 1.5 per cent of turnover. In fact, research from the latest CN100 revealed that the 10 largest UK firms made an average pre-tax loss of -0.5 per cent. “Legal finance can support […]

How to Protect Your Small Business from Litigation: 6 Ways

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When you are running a small business, one of the biggest threats you can face is litigation. As a small business owner, it is just not possible for you to know everything, and that’s where many business owners end up getting into trouble. So, if you have a small business and want to protect it from litigation, here are a few things you should do: 1. Watch What You Say or Do The image of your business is critical to survival. Both you, as the owner and your employees, should be very careful when making public announcements or carrying out […]