Sooner or later, every business owner runs into a client who expects more deliverables than specified by the contract. It might be something small, like adding a few electrical outlets to the media room of a house. But it also could turn into something major, e.g., moving a weight-bearing wall or pillar.
As a business owner, you have a duty to protect your investment. One thing that you can't allow to happen is employee theft. You may have done everything you could think of to prevent this from occurring; however, there is a chance that someone might be too tempted by the money that flows through the business.
Employers can handle their employment practices in pretty much any manner they choose as long as they are within the confines of the law. One area that they must comply with strict regulations on is retaliation. No employer is legally able to allow retaliation in their company.
Businesses close for any number of reasons. If you believe personality differences in your partnership are causing your business to hurtle into the red, it may be time to dissolve the partnership. What is the best way to approach the subject while protecting investors and clients?