Well-drafted employee handbooks and policy manuals that are specific to your business help protect you by setting forth clear guidelines for your employees and legal obligations of the employer.
Non-competition, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements are legal documents that attempt to restrict employees from engaging in several types of activities, such as: performing the same job responsibilities for a competitor, launching a new business that competes with the employee’s current employer, luring clients away from the employee’s current employer, and disclosing proprietary or trade secrets.
Whether you lease or own your office space, this component of your business constitutes a sizable financial commitment. Because of this, most professionals tend to concentrate their negotiations on price. However, because the cost to relocate a business is so high, your negotiations should not overlook other risk factors specific to your industry or profession.