Differentiating Your Tech Company

Most tech entrepreneurs get lost in the logistical plans for their businesses. However, even the best-planned companies from a logistical perspective can still fail if they haven’t differentiated themselves from their competitors. Here are a few tips that may help … Continued

Implementation of New FLSA Regulations Halted

Last week a federal judge blocked the implementation of changes to the FLSA regulations that were scheduled to go into place today. Until a final decision is reached, employers may continue to follow the existing overtime rule. Read more in this … Continued

The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association

Members of the Young Lawyers Division gathered last month for an “Esquires & Espresso” speed networking event at ACBA headquarters. Scolieri Law Group’s Molly Myers was featured in this recent article that appeared on page 9 of Lawyers Journal: The Journal … Continued

Entity Structuring For Your Wholesale Business

Phil Scolieri will be presenting next week to the Wholesale Sub-Group of the Western PA Real Estate Investors Association (WPREIA). Details below: Date: Wednesday, September 17 Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location: OneSource IPS. Click this map link for directions. Price: … Continued

Elements Of A Business Plan

There are seven major sections of a business plan, and each one is a complex document. This article, Elements Of A Business Plan, explains each of these components.

Non Competes Appearing in More Positions

This article looks at how noncompete clauses are now appearing in wider range of fields, Noncompete Clauses Increasingly Pop Up in Array of Jobs. It is no longer just tech companies and sales jobs. Ask us what this might mean … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! And if its your first time cooking the turkey here is a helpful guide to get you started. Infographic created by Column Five.

Navigating The Affordable Care Act

OpenForum recently live-streamed an interactive discussion to help small businesses better understand the Affordable Care Act. Here is the presentation including an intro to the health insurance exchange marketplace and tips for navigating the new healthcare landscape.

Supreme Court Decides Two Cases in Favor of Employers

Vance v. Ball State University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar The United States Supreme Court recently ruled for employers in two separate cases alleging discrimination and retaliatory discharge. In the Vance case, Vance accused a co-worker, … Continued

How Will ObamaCare Affect Your Business?

The Affordable Health Care Act known as ObamaCare is expected to radically change our health care system in the United States. Whether you are for it or against it, savvy business owners are planning ahead to be in compliance when … Continued

What is a Pennsylvania Benefit Corporation?

New legislation was signed into law on October 24, 2012 making Pennsylvania the twelfth state to formally add the Benefit Corporation to its list of legal business entities. Fifteen other states are currently working through the details of adding a … Continued