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Strategic Solutions: Tailor-Fitting Performance Assessments for BC Companies

Are you seeking performance assessment solutions that go beyond the ordinary? Look no further. Our team, led by Melissa Briones, a seasoned professional who holds a Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, is committed to delivering customized performance assessment strategies that align seamlessly with the unique needs of businesses in British Columbia. Understanding the […]

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Business incorporation in British Columbia, Canada

Simplify Your Business Journey: A Guide to Incorporating in British Columbia

Are you ready to turn your business idea into a reality? Incorporating your business in British Columbia is a crucial step toward establishing a legal entity that can operate, grow, and thrive in the competitive market. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the essential steps of business incorporation and introduce you to our professional

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Seizing Opportunities: A Strategic Guide for Filipino Businesses Expanding to BC, Canada

In the dynamic landscape of global business, expanding to new horizons offers both challenges and opportunities. For Filipino enterprises considering the venture into beautiful British Columbia, Canada, this comprehensive guide aims to illuminate the path towards establishing a successful branch or office. At Northam Law, we extend our deep knowledge to provide invaluable assistance in

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group terminations, layoffs

Group Terminations in British Columbia: Exploring Rules and Obligations for Employers

Terminating employees is a challenging task that employers sometimes must face, and when it comes to group terminations, the complexities can increase significantly. In British Columbia, like many other jurisdictions, there are specific rules and obligations that employers must adhere to when terminating a group of employees at once. This article delves into the key

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Embracing Diversity and Inclusion: The Path to Organizational Success

In today’s globalized and interconnected world, diversity and inclusion have emerged as essential pillars for building strong and successful organizations. Embracing diversity goes beyond simply acknowledging differences—it is about creating an inclusive work environment that values and leverages the unique perspectives and talents of all individuals. This article explores the significance of diversity and inclusion

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Termination with Cause in British Columbia: Understanding the Legal Implication

In the realm of employment, termination with cause refers to the lawful dismissal of an employee due to serious misconduct or violation of employment terms. This article aims to provide an overview of termination with cause in British Columbia, Canada, highlighting the legal implications for both employers and employees. Termination with Cause Explained: Termination with

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Unlocking Success: The Power of Employee Engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, employee engagement has emerged as a critical factor that drives organizational success. Engaged employees are more motivated, productive, and committed to their work, resulting in improved business outcomes and a positive work culture. This article explores the importance of employee engagement, its impact on organizations, and strategies to foster a

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Embracing the Evolution: Addressing the Changing Structure of Work in British Columbia

The structure of work is undergoing a significant transformation in British Columbia, driven by technological advancements, shifting economic landscapes, and evolving employee expectations. This article explores the changing nature of work in British Columbia and emphasizes the importance of addressing these shifts to create a resilient and adaptive workforce. Remote Work and Flexible Arrangements One

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The Importance of Having a Lawyer Review Your Contracts

Contracts are a fundamental part of most business transactions and personal agreements. While it might be tempting to skim through the fine print and sign a contract to expedite a deal, this can lead to serious legal complications down the line. Having a lawyer review your contract before signing it is crucial for several reasons.

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Understanding the Employment Standards Act for Working from Home in British Columbia

As the trend of remote work continues to rise, it’s crucial for both employers and employees in British Columbia (BC) to understand the implications of the Employment Standards Act (ESA) in a work-from-home context. This article aims to elucidate some of the key points regarding these standards. What Does the Employment Standards Act Cover? The

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Melissa has 8+ years of combined Commercial, Business and Contract Law experience as In-House Counsel in manufacturing, health, real estate development, and broadcast communication industries. She is instrumental in developing strategies to minimize legal risk and ensure regulatory compliance.

She has 6+ years of Human Resources Management experience and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. Her practice includes Family Law, Civil Litigation, Wills & Estates and Real Estate & Conveyancing.

For fun, she visits ancient sites and ruins and belts out popular Broadway tunes.

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Northam Law is a boutique law firm offering advisory services in Real Estate Law and Conveyancing, Business Law, and Human Resources. Our practice areas also include Wills & Estates and Family Law. Notarization services are also available.

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