Customer service and the contract – getting the balance right

A contract is primarily there to protect your business and your clients. It sets out how each party is expected to act and manages the business liability and risks. But as a business owner do you know exactly what is in your terms and conditions?

Have you got the right contract?

Any good business owner will take steps to protect both their business and their clients – it helps to safeguard the company’s future and gives clients peace of mind. But how do you know that you have a legal framework in place that is suitable for your business? It’s not as simple as you might …

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Ten Reasons Why You Need a Contract

We understand that the law can appear boring and confusing, but would you use this as a reason not to protect your business? Legally, you don’t need to have a set of terms and conditions for your business, but it would be foolish not to – you should never do business without them.  We have …

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Worrying About Late Payments

Do you worry about getting paid for the work you have done? If you do, then you aren’t alone. Nearly a third of small business have reported in seeing an increase of late payments, and to tackle the issue the government is introducing tougher laws. The new laws will encourage businesses to pay their bills …

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Intellectual Property – Don’t Give Your Work Away

As youngsters we are taught to share, but with age and experience we begin to determine what we should and shouldn’t give away to others. Sharing Intellectual Property is still something that regularly causes confusion, so it is vital to always remember that IP is your work, not a gift. Many cases of IP infringements …

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Introducer Relationships – The Benefits

The ways in which people in business connect and build relationships is really varied. In particular, when it comes to business, you never know where that next lead may come from. One of the benefits of having strong relationships with those operating in a different sectors means that you never know who you could meet …

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Protecting Your Business Against Bad Weather

Want to give your business a more professional appearance? Give your clients peace of mind? Protect your business? Two words. Bespoke contracts. It’s prudent to consider what type of contract will best serve your business – why acquire a contract that is unenforceable and doesn’t represent your business. And with the business world constantly changing …

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Ebola Clauses – where do you stand?

As Ebola continues to spread, over 13,000 people have now contracted the deadly disease. Major airports are operating Ebola screenings for arrivals from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, but as of yet no shipping ports have followed suit. The International Maritime Organisation has ordered that all ports are to remain open to allow trading to …

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Special Offers

Starting a business can be tough, and keeping up with legal costs can be even tougher. Which is why we have launched some fantastic offers as a way of saying thanks to all our existing clients.   Affordable payment plans Protect your business without breaking the bank! No need to pay your bill all in …

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Contractor and IR35 myths debunked

As you head to work on a Monday morning do you ever stop to think how many of these people rushing past actually work for themselves?  Recent ONS figures show that over 730,000 people are self-employed, the highest figures since records began 40 years ago. Since the economic crash in 2008 people have jumped at …

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