Many Colorado businesses use commercial email as an important and often savvy part of their overall marketing strategies. While doing so is legal, it is important for businesses to be aware of the 2003 federal legislation referred to as the CAN-SPAM Act regarding their use.
There are a few steps Colorado business owners can take before they open their doors that might prevent expensive litigation down the road. Entrepreneurs who are starting a business with no employees must be sure to treat their business like a business. The first step is to form a legal entity for the company. Without this in place, business owners who work as independent contractors or consultants risk losing their personal property if a dissatisfied client sues for damages.
In many cases employment is considered at-will, which means an employee can quit at any time. However, an employment contract may make it harder for an employee to leave or might provide protection to an employer if a worker decides to move on. Some common terms of an employment contract include a non-compete agreement and a nondisclosure agreement.