The Law and Your Business

by RaeAnne Marsh

Businesses now operate in a fast-changing world. Technology may get most of the “credit” for this, but legal issues also present in a kaleidoscope of local, regional, national and international regulations; public awareness and mobilization; and operational changes. A few areas where this is felt that are of common concern across industries are employment, intellectual … [More]

Do Employers Care about #MeToo?

by Carin Van Vuuren

In the first major study of its kind to look at both the employer and individual employee perspectives on the most important issues surrounding work today, the recent Workplace Intelligence Report from Greenhouse identified troubling gaps in employer-based programs that address diversity and inclusion (D&I) and sexual harassment. According to the report, talent is often … [More]

Veyo Innovates Non-Emergency Medical Transport

by Stan Sipes

  Launched alongside Medicaid in 1965, non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) had remained largely unchanged for almost 50 years. A Medicaid member calls in to book a trip, the trip is faxed to a transportation provider along with a group of trips, the trip is completed by the transportation provider, and the results of the trip are faxed back to the broker for … [More]

Taco Guild – Where Past Is Present

by RaeAnne Marsh

The wonderful thing about the adaptive reuse project that produced the Taco Guild is, it left much more intact than just the structure. The building’s previous lives as a Methodist Church — institutionalized in the cornerstone dated 1893 (before Arizona was even a state) and another from its renewal in 1955 after a few decades of disuse following a fire in 1911 — are … [More]

Joshua Becker, Gallagher & Kennedy

from Joshua Becker

Technology’s rapid evolution is changing every aspect of business operations — including legal compliance. A failure to “get ahead of it” may negatively impact a company’s productivity and market share, and may create short-term and long-term legal issues that can be avoided with proper planning and organization. This evolution is “shrinking” our world. For example, customers … [More]

It’s Risky Out There without Digital Policies

by Kristina Podnar

Almost every day, somebody makes headlines for a digital misstep: a data breach, an inappropriate comment on social media, online content that cannot be used by individuals with disabilities, etc. If you’re like a lot of business leaders, you may think, “We would never do that.” But unless you’re a one-person business, your good intentions aren’t enough to prevent someone else … [More]

Legal Guide

by Mike Hunter

A comprehensive guide to local firms & their areas of specialty for business Counsel for Business Specialized legal expertise serves our business community by RaeAnne Marsh Doing things right at the outset can save time and money down the road. This truism is especially relevant in business. Working with an attorney to ensure a business is on the right track, in … [More]

IT Managed Services Provider’s Local Touch Furthers Global Presence

by Mike Houghton

Phoenix has seen significant growth in recent years, in large part thanks to the growing technology market. Logicalis — a managed services provider with U.S. headquarters in New York and global headquarters in the UK — has capitalized on Phoenix’s growth, which parallels our growth as a company. Ranked sixth on CBRE’s list of new beneficiary markets, Phoenix offers an … [More]

Solve Problems from the Root

by Ken Chan

Juggling the demands of clients, suppliers, family – it’s easy to take the path of least resistance. It’s easier to not ask the hard questions and quickly “assume” what is needed. We may be surprised, however, if we ask more questions. And the result may go much further than the immediate sale or solution. As a business owner in a highly competitive industry, I am always … [More]

Putting Real Estate Transactions in Hand

by Mike Hunter

HomeSmart International, continuing to build its arsenal as a technology-powered real estate franchisor, recently launched its RealSmart Agent Mobile application in the iTunes app store and on Google Play. The app offers functions similar to HomeSmart International’s web-based tool RealSmart Agent, developed by the company to manage all aspects of its agents’ business on a … [More]