Have you read any Terms & Conditions lately?

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I’m often asked whether a contractual term or condition is legally binding, and/or enforceable.

Because let’s face it, so many people don’t take time to read, and properly understand ALL the clauses in a contract. Just think of all the times you:

– clicked “accept” on a cookie message,

– accepted new phone software terms of use that pops up with software updates,

– or skimmed through a business service agreement or client contract,

without reading the terms and conditions.

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Coaching or therapy service providers

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Calling all coaching or therapy service providers!

Coaching or therapy service providers

Do you have a Service Contract? Your own custom drafted service contract for YOUR coaching service? Perhaps you offer some or all of these – Business coaching Mindset coaching Visibility coaching Health coaching Energetic therapies Holistic Health Massage therapy Nutritional coaching Coaching Packages A contract is an agreement made between you and your client that … Read more

Are penalty fees legal?

Is it legal to charge late payment, penalty or cancellation fees? With all the Corona and COVID issues at the moment, there’s so many order cancellations, late payments, and customers defaulting on invoicing at the moment – it seems timely to discuss the legalities of charging non-payment, late payment, penalty or early cancellation fees. So … Read more

How Your Client Agreement Builds Better Relationships

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Shalini recently spoke with Lauren Stratford, Productivity Coach at Seriously Sorted, regarding client agreements and the multitude of benefits.  You can listen here to the podcast, or you may prefer to read the transcript below. As always, if you need help with your own client agreement, you can contact me for a free chat, or … Read more

How well do you really know your business?

We all like to think that we know our businesses inside out, but if you don’t have a solid client agreement, how well do you really know your business? You may know that you have a service or product-based business, and that you’re seeing clients, or that you’re generating sales. You may have processes that … Read more

Common Pain Points New Female Entrepreneurs Face During Their Start-up Phase

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Having been in the legal space for going on 20 years, it’s safe to say that I have had a vast number of conversations with business owners seeking legal support! Some were with established business owners. Some were with men in business. But by far largest business owner group I have supported are new female … Read more

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