With the amount of commitment required for employers to bring on full-time workers, almost one in five small business owners are opting instead to hire independent contractors.
That’s according to a recent survey from Inc.com, which sought to quantify the changing tide of how many small business owners are choosing to operate.
Our Boston small business lawyers know that there are a number of benefits companies can realize from both contractors and full-time employees. Most tend to see independent contractors as significantly less hassle. However, there are legal considerations that companies need to make in order to avoid contract disputes and litigation.
Investing in the services of an experienced business attorney prior to hiring a contractor can help you avoid some of the most common and serious problems that can arise.