Are Stormy Waters Ahead? Why You Should Begin Securing Your Wealth Today, Not Tomorrow

Are Stormy Waters Ahead? Why You Should Begin Securing Your Wealth Today, Not Tomorrow      Many financial forecasters have commented that we may be in the eerie calm before the storm of another economic crisis. While there are good points on either side of the debate, there are plenty of indicators that small businesses should be[…]

Need to Know: Basic Financials for a Business

Need to Know: Basic Financials for a Business      For every business there are four financial documents that are essential for your business to create and update. The challenges of making business decisions requires these documents to give you an overall understanding of your business’s health. One important thing to remember is to not let the[…]

5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about the Affordable Care Act in 2016

5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about the Affordable Care Act in 2016      Most small businesses while perhaps aware of the affordable care act (ACA), also known as ObamaCare, many have ignored or are oblivious to the important deadlines kicking in this year. Here are 5 important facts every small business needs to know[…]

2016: Advice from the Experts

2016: Advice from the Experts      The new year is always an exciting time for businesses and entrepreneurs. A time to fully reflect on the progress or setbacks of the last year and begin planning for how to make this year your best. Reidel Law Firm always endeavors to give our clients and friends the best[…]

What is a Franchise Operations Manual?

What is a Franchise Operations Manual?      Every franchise system needs a well drafted operations manual in place to grow and attract franchisees. The operations manual for a franchise covers all aspects of the business and provides the knowledge any franchisee needs to operate the business. It is where the franchise system explains its rules, standards,[…]

Doing Business in Texas: Intellectual Property

Doing Business in Texas: Intellectual Property      Intellectual property is an integral part of many businesses and certainly for startups and franchisors in Texas. Texas developed great protections for businesses and their intellectual property. These protections include trademark and service mark registration, unfair competition laws, among other protective laws such as prosecution for trade secret violations.[…]

When to Franchise Your Business

When to Franchise Your Business      Making the decision to franchise your business is very big and should not be taken lightly. A franchise is a business model that allows an owner to expand and sell the business model to other entrepreneurs, explained in more detail in our article: What is a Franchise. There are four[…]

How to Value Your Business

How to Value Your Business      Valuing a company is one of the inevitable tasks a business owner will make in their life. Whether valuing a company you wish to invest in, or testing your own concept for a startup, or even valuing your company to take on investors, it is an invaluable skill. There are[…]