Shamini Dhana: Uniting Humanity Through Fashion

When we spoke with the Founder and CEO of Dhana Inc. in an attempt to discover more about her path as a leader and her brand, we were left electrified. Shamini Dhana is a trailblazer in her field, with a thriving business that allows customers to connect with humanity and the environment through fashion.

Shamini sees every difficulty as an opportunity to learn, grow, and contribute in whatever way she can. She is a role model for everyone, especially women of color and minorities. It takes much courage to establish a business in a white-dominated and a male-dominated culture and succeed. What an impressive lady!

Shamini shared with us many of her wonderful thoughts, one of which is:

Every day, we place a piece of clothing on ourselves that has the power to connect us to people and the planet.”

Shamini on an Expedition as a Leader

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Supply issues drive down used car sales

The number of used cars sold fell by nearly a fifth in the second quarter as the supply issues that have put the brakes on the new car market finally hit the availability of second-hand vehicles.

Figures out today from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders showed a 18.8 per cent fall in the second quarter of 2022, with 1,759,684 transactions. Some 407,820 fewer vehicles changed hands compared with the same period last year.

The long-running shortage of semiconductors continued to affect the supply of new cars, with an “inevitable” knock-on effect on used transactions, the trade body said.

While the scale of the decline in the second quarter was artificially inflated by comparison with 2021, when the easing of Covid restrictions resulted in the busiest second quarter since records began, it was also 13.5 per cent down on pre-pandemic levels.

Year-on-year declines were recorded in each month, with … Read more

Getting a Divorce With a Family Business

What will happen to your business when you and your spouse decide to get a divorce? Getting a divorce is stressful and challenging enough on its own. Spouses must consider several aspects, such as the fair distribution of marital assets.

However, the situation can get even more complicated when one of those assets includes a family-owned business. In Canada, 40 percent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are owned by members of the same family, many of whom are likely spouses.

Family business involvement in your divorce requires careful planning and the assistance of legal counsel. You need this particularly when you have made no legal arrangements concerning what happens to the business in the event of a divorce.

If you’re getting divorced and have a family business, here are some things you need to know.

The Legal Implications of Divorce on Your Business

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Six Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in the Workplace (and How Employers Can Reduce Risks)

If an employee or customer is injured by a slip and fall at your workplace, it could not only result in a lawsuit. It could also damage your reputation.

Of course, you do not want anyone to be injured. So, make sure you are aware of the following six common causes of slip and fall accidents at the workplace and know how to reduce the risks.

1.Wet Floors

If you are injured in a slip and fall accident that was not your fault on commercial premises, you can at least claim compensation by getting a lawyer to help you with your case.

But as an employer, it is important that you take the right precautions to prevent your employees and customers from slipping and falling at your workplace.

Not only could you end up being sued if you do not take appropriate precautions. You could also be responsible for a … Read more