What is a Representation Agreement?

What is a Representation Agreement?

  When you’re a small business owner, it’s important to plan for the future.   When you have a Representation Agreement, it ensures that you have a key legal document in British Columbia for incapacity planning/advance care planning. It’s a legally...
5 common types of business contracts

5 common types of business contracts

Whether you’re building a new business or you’re a seasoned business owner moving towards expansion, you’ll come across several types of contracts your BC-based business may need.    Contracts are a great tool for establishing expectations and mitigating...
When to give small business employees time off

When to give small business employees time off

One of the biggest parts of small business operations is managing employees. There are a number of rules and regulations involving employees that are legally put in place by the BC Employment Standards Act (the “Act”). A large part of which affects the daily...
Trustee vs Executor: What’s the difference?

Trustee vs Executor: What’s the difference?

Here at Benchmark Law, we believe that Wills and Estate planning go hand-in-hand with business planning. It’s important to ensure that both your family and your business are protected in the unfortunate event that something happens to you.    As part of your...
10 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur in BC

10 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur in BC

Becoming an entrepreneur is an exciting venture! It’s a wonderful feeling to be the one in full control of your business.    Although the journey of becoming an entrepreneur can be thrilling, there are a number of important steps you’ll need to go through to...