High risk merchant accounts are basically merchant accounts or are payment processing agreements that would be perfectly fit for those businesses that are labeled as high risk. Such a merchant will basically be forced to pay higher fees, adding to business costs and directly affecting ROI and profitability. That is especially the case for those companies that ended up being re-classified as being a part of high risk industry. When something like this happens and you are not ready to deal with all Read more [...]
Business liability insurance - or “commercial general business liability insurance” - safeguards a company’s assets in case of a lawsuit. It provides financial payments for any settlement or award assessed against the business, which may include legal defense fees. It never hurts to have a good HR graduate on your team to help deal with the lesser issues though.
How to Choose an Insurance Company
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The fight against DUIs has become so serious in this country, which the creators of mobile apps have begun to get on with the cause. The new Uber App is one that has been used at the Dallas Cowboys football organization in order to prevent intoxicated players from getting behind the wheel. The app actually acts as an automatic dialer, which calls the local cab company to pick the intoxicated player up at their current location. This app has been hailed as not only a great effort for the league, but Read more [...]
Suffering a serious injury after an accident, owing to no fault of yourself can itself turn out to be a traumatizing experience for you. Besides, the physical and emotional injuries suffered, you also stand to lose a considerable part of your earning if the injury is too serious. You need to ensure that you’re rightly compensated for your sufferings. The rewards should include the medical bills paid by you as well as the loss of income you’ve had to suffer owing to your absence from work during Read more [...]
People are living longer than ever before, and a growing elderly population combined with their increased wealth means that there is the danger that vulnerable adults are being taken advantage of when it comes to the disposal of their assets. Suffering a bereavement is always difficult and it can be a particularly stressful time if you or another family member has been cut out of the will. There are many grounds on which you can challenge a will, and you should be aware of them all before you consider Read more [...]
To know if you have suffered whiplash, you first need to understand what the condition and its effects are.
Whiplash is damage caused to the muscles, tendon and ligaments in the neck by sudden movements that throw your head backwards, forwards or sideways. This happening causes the muscles, ligaments and tendons out of their normal movement zones creating stress and strain on them. If this was occurring in any other part of the body we would call it a sprain because that basically is what it is, Read more [...]
Although the last thing you might want to be doing following a tragedy such as this is contesting a will, sometimes, it’s a necessary evil that you have to partake in. When you lose somebody you love, the last thing you want is to have their last wishes spoiled, so ensuring the contents of their last will and testament is split accurately is essential. Here’s why and how.
When to Contest a Will
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Skye’s Law – Police Pursuit and Reckless Driving in New South Wales
What is Skye’s Law?
The New South Wales government introduced new laws in 2010 following the death of 19 month old Skye Sassine in Sydney. Skye died when the vehicle she was travelling in was hit by a man leading police on a high speed pursuit. Following this tragic death there were calls for tougher penalties on people who lead police on dangerous pursuits. These new laws became known as Skye’s Law.
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Both existing contractors and those looking to work on a freelance basis for the first time are increasingly investigating whether setting up a limited company and operating through this would be the most beneficial process for them.
However, it is important to remember that this option will not be open to you if HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) decides that you fall inside the IR35 legislation.
This ruling was designed to prevent the situation where salaried employees were being listed as company Read more [...]
A Ponzi scheme is a way for a person who claims to be investing money for you turn around and pays previous investors and not from the profits of the company or stock. The SEC defines investment fraud as “Investment fraud that involves the payment of purported returns to existing investors from funds contributed by new investors.” This is exactly that the top 5 Ponzi schemes have in common and in today’s article we will be discussing them.
What are some of the top Ponzi schemes?
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