Beware of Contracts: 5 Employment Law Tips Your Startup Needs to Know

No company is immune from employment law. Whether you’re a startup of a few or a corporation of a few thousand, every business needs to be well equipped to handle the law.

In recent years, employment law, especially in the province of Ontario, has slanted towards the employee’s favour. It can be extremely difficult for a company to successfully fight accusations or complaints that a business has violated a particular labour code.

When you’re a startup, however, it can be a tad harder to combat the government. You have finite resources and a smaller budget than a much larger company.

To avoid litigation in the future, you need to have an arsenal of information and possibly the help of an employment lawyer. This information can help you stay within the confines of the law as well as ensure you can operate your business without having to make considerable sacrifices.

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Don’t Let the Sugar Bugs Bite: 4 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

As children get their teeth, it is important to develop healthy oral hygiene habits to prevent issues such as cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease down the road. While most children tend to be reluctant to receive assistance in everyday activities due to their desire to be capable and independent, helping them take care of their teeth when they are young is definitely important to ensure that they are made aware of how important oral hygiene is and that they are doing it correctly.

Here are a few ways you can assist your child in maintaining healthy teeth.

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Manage Your Finances: 4 Guidelines for Real Estate Agents to Manage Their Commissions

Real estate is a difficult and challenging business, despite what the popular T.V. programs have to say about it. There are peaks and valleys when it comes to sales and even putting houses on the market. Many real estate agents struggle with managing their overhead costs and unpredictable income streams.  Yet, in order to be successful a real estate agent will have to heavily invest in advertising and marketing to stand out from the crowd.

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Staying Afloat: 4 Safety Measures Before You Go Swimming

Swimming is a beneficial activity as it allows you to cool off on a humid day, get some exercise, and can have therapeutic implications. Swimming is a particularly enjoyable activity for children in summer camps. There are many other reasons why people enjoy swimming but it is an activity that can have dire consequences if proper precautions are not taken.

While swimming in a pool is safer because it is a controlled setting with known depths, swimming in a lake, river, or pond can be much more dangerous in comparison and below are 4 tips to follow to ensure your excursion into a body of open water does not end in disaster.

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Buzz Off: 5 Safety Measures to Keep Bees Out of Your Home

Bees are one of the most important types of insects on the planet, providing honey and pollinating plants that bear fruit for us to eat and provide seeds to re-plant. But when they become prevalent around homes they can become a nuisance and a threat to sting people in the vicinity. As a result, sometimes it is necessary to take steps to make sure your home is not an appealing place for bees to nest. Below are 5 steps you can take to make sure that bees do not become a threat to your home.

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3 Easy Steps to Shop for a Printer

It is difficult to choose the right business printer for your office or organization. There are just too many options. The good news is that whatever your needs and whatever your budget, you can get the business printer you need. To do that you simply need to answer a few questions about cost, workload, and extra features you might require.

Start with the basics. How much printing do you do now, and will that increase or decrease in the future? Is your printing primarily black and white printing, or do you have a regular need for in-house colour documents? Do you print documents like spreadsheets or use a lot of graphics? Is your printing on a regular schedule or do you have a constant need for rush printing jobs?

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