Category Archives: General

Jul 25

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – July 25, 2011 – The Law Office of Stacy N. Lilly, a law firm serving small businesses and entrepreneurs, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council of PA-DE-sNJ, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification...

Jun 6

As a company grows, it is understandable that some business owners focus more on generating and completing the work, rather than on pursuing payment for the goods or services provided. Generally speaking, the longer a debt goes unpaid, the higher the likelihood that it will never be satisfied. Having a debt collection policy in place can help...

Apr 5

Imagine you own a small appliance repair shop.  You send your new employee John to repair a long-time customer’s dishwasher one morning.  That afternoon police officers arrive at your door looking for John.  He is accused of sexually assaulting your customer while in her home.  Imagine instead that you own a gym.  One evening two...

Feb 25

Angry about the delay in delivery of this holiday season’s hottest game system, your top sales person logs into your electronic store’s Twitter account and posts: ABC Trucking Co. is terrible! They do not deliver anything on time and it is costing me sales! If you want on time delivery, use another service. As the...

Feb 9

The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced some good news for women-owned small businesses.  Beginning February 4, 2011, women-owned small businesses and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses can begin applying to a new federal program designed to provide women-owned businesses with greater access to federal contracting opportunities.  Under the new program, specific government contracts will be set...