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
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?
Do you really know the Muffin Man? Ha ha! What I mean is, do you know who you’re actually doing business with? Sometimes, the name of the person you’re directly working with is not the name that should be shown on the client agreement or invoice. In order to make sure you have recourse to … Read more Do You Know Who You Are Doing Business With?
It is all too common that setting up legals are a lower priority for new business owners. So why should legals be a priority in start up phase? And why are they so often avoided? This question was raised by members of a business mastermind in which I participate as a legal coach and mentor. … Read more Why start-ups avoid setting up legals
Facebook Page Legals? One of the most commonly asked questions I get from business owners is whether or not you still need legals if you’re only using Facebook to run your business. Watch the video below for the answer, and how to navigate this issue as a start-up entrepreneur. Many businesses start out by having … Read more Do You Need Legals For Your Business Facebook Page?
Recently I participated in a video summit called “Cutting Through the Overwhelm of Business Start-up”. The summit was hosted by Tracy Cox from Different Drummer Coaching. The summit was held to help start-up business owners with the information they need to find their feet and get off to a good start in business. As a small … Read more Cutting Through the Overwhelm of Business Start-up: Legal Fundamentals
Starting an online business means different things to different people, but legal documents are important nonetheless. To some it means being able to: Contribute to the income of the household or even becoming the breadwinner of the family; Spend time with kids, watch them grow and be a part of their lives everyday; Live the laptop life, … Read more 3 Important Legal Documents You Need To Have BEFORE You Sell Online
If you are considering a business collaboration, make sure you have all of your ducks in a row first. Business Collaboration can bring the best of skill sets together. If you are a solopreneur, a collaboration will allow you to offer a wide range of services that can help you get visible and grow your business. However… … Read more Business Collaboration: Things To Consider Before You Collaborate
Templates for Business Legals – To Use, or Not To Use. That is the question. Often, when business owners need a client agreement or a website policy, their first instinct is to look online for a template, or to copy from another business. Client Agreements and your website policies are documents that your customers use, … Read more Should I use Templates for Business Legals?