Breaking up is legally hard – particularly when it’s with a client. Clearly, this is NOT the outcome we envision when we accept a new client, and for most small business start-ups, it causes huge anxiety to turn down work. BUT sometimes, there are differences in opinion over scope, deliverables, even pricing and values, which … Read more Breaking Up with Clients Legally
When purchasing a template, it’s important to understand the rules of use. I want to share a conversation with you about using Legally Shalini templates for commercial purposes, other than your own website and business because this applies to any templates you buy to use in your business. A website developer client (non-affiliate) asked me … Read more Did you know…? Templates have rules of use! Read on….
When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft. So, you’re a new small business, everyone wants a piece of your time, your suppliers all want their money and your customers are refusing to pay. Your profits are being squashed from all sides, and something’s got to give. You are looking to cut corners. Get something for nothing. … Read more When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft.
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?
A Non-Disclosure Agreement, also known as a Confidentiality Agreement, is a key tool for protecting your business ideas. Whether you are: starting a new business creating a new project or service in your business need to talk about ideas about a new direction product or service It is really important to keep your cards close … Read more Protect Your Business With A Non-Disclosure Agreement
Hey you, yes you…over there. Yes you who are poring over your social media post plans, your canva graphic creation to match your #helpfultips posts, and your offer copy that you labour over for #promoday not to mention trying to find a graphic to match! You are spending a lot of sweat, time, and possibly … Read more 10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients
If you are a smart business person you will have a service contract or client agreement in place with all of the clients you work with. You will also be asked to sign a contract when doing business with another service provider. For example that may be a contract or service agreement from your graphic … Read more 8 Tips For Managing Contract Amendments
You may see on many websites selling items or services a section called the “FAQ” or the “Frequently Asked Questions” section. I want to draw your attention to the difference between FAQs and actual agreements, policies, or legals on your website that people are bound by. The bottom line or key thing to remember is … Read more FAQs are not Business Terms and Conditions (and why you need both!)
In this video I talk about the old chestnut: When can “no refund will be offered” apply to a sale of a product or service on your website? What does Australian Consumer law say about “no refunds”? What are the Consumer Guarantees? What have they got to do with applying a “no refund” policy? I also … Read more When can ‘No Refund’ apply to a sale of a product or service
Are you thinking about collaborating in business? Today I wanted to share the legal policies and agreements you need to have in place to make that business collaboration a successful one – regardless of profit outcome. What do I mean by that? Well basically it’s much easier and less emotionally draining for all parties to … Read more Legals You Need For A Successful Business Collaboration