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Government Contracting is Big Business. Are You Cashing In?   Recently updated !

The U.S. Federal Government is the largest consumer of goods and services, but only a staggering 5% of businesses are doing business with the U.S. Government. Government agencies at the local, state, and federal level purchase supplies that include furniture, office supplies, food, vehicles, security systems, toilet paper, and the list goes on. Services purchased range from marketing consultants, engineers, surveyors, general contractors, trash collection, to accounting services, and much more. In 2018, the state

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The Four Types of Contracts Every Small Business Owner Should Have

There are many responsibilities that new and established small business owners have to juggle, but often times, seeking legal advice doesn’t end up high on the priority list. Every small business owner, at any stage of business, should understand the importance of having good contracts in place. There are four types of legal contracts that are essential for almost every business owner, including service contracts, subcontractor contracts, employee contracts, and vendor contracts. Without them, the

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Franchising & Licensing Demystified: Ser & Associates Hosts Entrepreneurship Workshop For Small Businesses in Doral

On March 11, Ser & Associates continued their monthly Entrepreneurship Workshop series for small business owners, offering free access to legal professionals and information that will help local businesses grow. “It was a workshop geared for assisting business owners interested in becoming franchisors. We wanted to help them understand the legal landscape of franchising and start thinking about how they want to structure their franchises,” said Zach Evangelista, Ser & Associates attorney. He explained to

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A Guide to 3 Basic Types of Commercial Leases

If you’ve decided to go into business for yourself and need a space from which to run your new enterprise, it’s important to understand what types of commercial leases you will be offered. These agreements are a long-term commitment and can cost you a significant amount of money, but selecting the right one for your business operation can save you money in the long run. There are three primary categories of leases when it comes

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