This is difficult to write… but write it I must. Tonight, like so many other business women, I am feeling very stressed, overwhelmed and so tired. The most positive thing I can summon energy for is hot milo on coconut milk and Bloodline on Netflix and my couch. Normally when I am feeling stressed, I just … Read more I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.
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 Are penalty fees legal?
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 Your Client Agreement Builds Better Relationships
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 How well do you really know your business?
Coaching Agreement – There is always something to be learned from an ordinary or poor coaching experience but by far the biggest lesson is to avoid a Coach that does not have a fair and well thought out Coaching Contract. Are you satisfied with your coaching experience? Engaging a coach requires you have a rapport … Read more The most important question to ask your business coach – Do you have a Coaching Agreement?
Refund Policy – Because of the current crisis in health and the economy, people are very concerned about spending money. They are looking carefully at refund policies for online sales of products and services. Are you selling online – products which require delivery, courses, memberships, programs, coaching or consulting service? Then you need a Refund … Read more Now more than ever Refund Policies are important to your business
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 Common Pain Points New Female Entrepreneurs Face During Their Start-up Phase
Corona Virus Effects On Business Corona Virus has affected all businesses, micro, small, national and global. As a result, small business and solopreneurs are having to manage refunds and cancellations of services and orders, which is having a severe negative impact on business. Restrictions in travel and public gatherings have resulted in: People cancelling attending … Read more 5 Strategies To Manage Refunds and Cancellations During The Corona Virus Crisis
Protecting intellectual property You’ve worked hard creating your business, right? It’s taken a lot of thinking and overthinking and discussion with besties and mentors to refine your business idea and to come up with that perfect business name. Right? Have you considered that your business name and logo are business assets and you need to … Read more Protecting Your Intellectual Property In Your Business T&Cs
Do you feel you are committed to a quote or a proposal you provided for a client? It’s important to understand that a quote is just an offer, and you can still refuse the client if it doesn’t feel like a good fit. You put time and effort into providing your scope of service and … Read more A Quote Is An Offer, Not a Contract