Independent Contractors can be a great alternative to hiring full or part-time employees for your small business start up. It's a one way to fill in your own expertise gaps, but there are benefits and risks you should know about.
This Nolo - Law for All book, Working with Independent Contractors complete with forms on CD-ROM by Attorney Stephen Fishman, can help you avoid the common risks and enjoy the benefits of hiring Independent Contractors.
Employees may be necessary to properly implement your small business start up business plan but don't jeopardize your potential success by making common mistakes. That's the alternative if you don't understand the risks involved.