Monthly Archives: November 2015

Planning on Cyber Monday shopping?

Check out these safety tips we came across here ! Be proactive! Protect yourself! *Please be sure to read the disclaimer section on our site!

Change is coming to overtime exempt employees!!!

Raising the minimum salary for overtime exempt employees has been on the horizon for quite some time. Release of the final updated rules is fast approaching. This is VERY important for business owners! Stay tuned for C&G updates on this all important issue. In the meantime, check this Bloomberg BNA piece out here ! Questions?

Contract Matters…The Termination Clause: Mapping the Exit Strategy

Often times, business owners are presented with seemingly golden opportunities that they cannot pass up. They find themselves in a crunch to get a deal done and either sign an agreement that has not been reviewed by legal counsel or pull a boilerplate agreement from the web and present it to the other party. We

Check out this awesome opportunity for nonprofits!

The Capacity Building Program will provide selected community-based organizations with networking opportunities, personalized support for their organization’s need and priority access to workshops that will address grant writing, budgeting, volunteer management, recruitment and other skills. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Thursday November 19, 2015. Learn more by clicking here ! *Please read the

You got it, but can you keep it? Maintaining 501(c)(3) status…

As quickly as you can obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for your organization, you can lose it. In addition to failing to comply with annual reporting requirements, there are certain activities that can jeopardize your 501(c)(3) status. Two of the top problematic activities we see 501(c)(3) organizations participate in are “political activity” and “lobbying”. Let’s talk

Digital Assets and Estate Planning???

Take a look at this piece on the importance of protecting your digital assets (like PayPal) during estate planning! Questions? Concerns? Contact C&G today! Click here for the story!! P: (248) 395-3699 E: *Please be sure to read the disclaimer section on our site!

RECAP: Attorney Crump-Gibson on entrepreneurship, small businesses and legal counsel

We have had quite a few consultations with budding entrepreneurs recently. Back at the beginning of the year, Attorney Crump-Gibson was interviewed by Crain’s Detroit blogger/ columnist Mark S. Lee regarding her path to entrepreneurship and some helpful tips for small business owners. It’s a great time to share these tidbits again, with those thinking

Website Disclaimers: Protection from the Foreseen and Unforeseen!

What’s a disclaimer? Generally, a disclaimer is a statement intended to protect from claims or liability. Do I need it? If you currently have or will have a website, then you NEED a disclaimer. A disclaimer on your site helps to reduce legal risks. While disclaimers do not guarantee a defense from liability, you need